This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in Northeast Ohio. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Akron, OH, USA

The Akron Zoo is a 50-acre non-profit zoo located just west of downtown Akron. . .

Cleveland, OH, USA

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a 183-acre zoo that has one of the largest collections of primates in North America. . .

Cleveland, OH, USA

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is located in University Circle, a 550-acre concentration of educational, cultural and medical institutions. . .

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