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Cleveland: Erie Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

1. Cleveland: Erie Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

Search for ghosts in the shadows of Cleveland on this guided walking tour. Dive into some well-researched and credible history and listen as your guide shares some authentic local ghost stories. Visit creepy spots along the way like the Erie Street Cemetery.  Meet your guide in Public Square and begin a hair-raising adventure through Playhouse Square, where the audiences aren’t always “live.” Search Connor Place for the Man in Green, a dedicated usher who stuck around well past retirement. Try to communicate with Mathilda, a victim of the 1929 Stock Market Crash. Keep an eye out for the Native American leader Joc-O-Sot, who was angered by his burial at Erie Street Cemetery and has been spotted crossing the cemetery, trying to escape.  Finish your spooky stroll outside of the Cleveland Grays Armory Museum.

Cleveland: Cleveland History Center General Admission Ticket

2. Cleveland: Cleveland History Center General Admission Ticket

Learn all about the origins of the city of Cleveland and see why “Cleveland Starts Here” with a visit to the Cleveland History Center. Located in Cleveland’s picturesque University Circle neighborhood, the museum features exhibits and collections that cover the past 200 years and up to the present day. Hear the stories of the many contributions that the city of Cleveland has made in architecture, automobiles, and other industries. See one of the most comprehensive costume and textile collections in the country, wander through 2 historic mansions, and take a ride of the historic Euclid Beach Park grand carousel. Browse the vast and varied collections that cover family history, community history, entrepreneurship, and technological innovation and embrace the sense of space that the Cleveland History Center provides to locals and visitors alike.

Cleveland: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with a Snack

3. Cleveland: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with a Snack

Enjoy a brewery tour through Cleveland's vibrant craft beer scene with a beer guide. Your craft beer adventure includes up to 12 beer samples, a savory snack, and VIP access to the production areas of 3 of the best local breweries. Start the tour with a possible visit to Brick and Barrel, founded in 2014 by owner and brewer, Karl Spiesman. Discover how this nano brewery was built brick by brick, and barrel by barrel - hence the name! Admire the old church pews and a blackboard bar top reclaimed from a defunct schoolhouse in the neighborhood. Next, you may visit another brewery such as Terrestrial Brewing. Learn about how a team of self-proclaimed hippies wanted a brewpub in Cleveland that focused on the taproom styles of the Northwest. Let the expert beer guides take you behind-the-scenes to show you the impressive keg-management system which hoists 150-pound kegs and perfectly positions them within the walk-in cooler. The possibilities are endless on each every unique Brew Tour!

The Escape Game Crocker Park: 1-Hour Escape Room

4. The Escape Game Crocker Park: 1-Hour Escape Room

Enter 1 of 5 different escape rooms, and test your wits with your friends and family as you solve puzzles. You and your group must work together to find clues and crack codes to complete your mission. Play "Prison Break", "The Heist", "Special Ops: Mysterious Market", "Timeliner: Train Through Time", or "The Depths". With 5 thrilling adventures to choose from, you may find yourself as a prospector hunting for a lost cache of gold, a spy sent to recover a stolen painting, or a falsely accused prisoner determined to break out of jail. No matter your choice, keep your wits about you and focus– you’ve got one hour to escape. You might escape, you will have fun!

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A great collection of Cleveland historical archives and exhibits.