Top Historical Places in Cleveland

Are you looking to explore the history of Cleveland through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Cleveland including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Cleveland. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Cleveland ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Cleveland, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Cleveland for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Cleveland with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Lake View Cemetery

    4.8 (457 Votes)
    Lake View Cemetery

    Museum, Cemetery

    Famously known as “Cleveland’s Outdoor Museum”, this cemetery is nothing short of a beautiful sight of a perfectly manicured lush green garden. Established in 1869, the Cemetery is a 285 acre of beautiful pathways, outstanding sculptures and neatly arranged gravesites that make for a perfect place for an afternoon stroll, a morning jog or to take a tour to understand the histo...Read more
  2. Cleveland Museum Of Natural History

    Geological Formation, Archaeological Site , Exhibition , Natural History Museum

    Located in University circle, this museum was established in 1920 in order to carry out research on subjects like anthropology, archaeology, botany, geology, palaeontology, zoology and few others. The museum has collection of more than 4 million exhibits permanent exhibits focus on how the Universe was formed and the evolution of human beings. A new planetarium was introduced in 2002 – ex...Read more
  3. USS COD Submarine Memorial

    4.7 (221 Votes)
    USS COD Submarine Memorial

    War Memorial

    This seasonal attraction in Cleveland is the last remaining of Submarine fleets used in World War II by US. It was stationed in Perth, Australia during World War II.  The ship is maintained in its original form and no changes has been made to accommodate visitors. Take a tour of the history and get a chance to see what it felt like to be on a ship while on a World war. Explore the Cod at y...Read more
  4. Western Reserve Historical Society

    Historical Site, Automobile Museum , Heritage Building

    Located in University circle, Western Reserve Historical Society works at procuring and curating collections of historically important artefacts and documents. Its main aim is to provide the visitors with an idea about the history of Northeast Ohio. It has various galleries holding different kinds of exhibitions while providing a peek into the history: Crawford Auto n Aviation museum: A collec...Read more
  5. James A. Garfield Monument


    Dedicated to the 20th U.S. President James A. Garfield, the James A. Garfield Monument was built in 1890. The monument is built in Gothic, Romanesque style of architecture and makes for a spectacular sight to behold. The monument holds the casket of the late president along with that of Lucretia Garfield and the ashes of their daughter and son-in-law. The monument has reliefs that depict scene...Read more