Guarded, well-lit parking is available, space permitting, in the Museum's lot off of Wade Oval Drive during Museum hours. Accessible parking is available.
Museum members receive $5 flat rate parking and members at the Mentor level receive free parking. General parking is $8 minimum, $1 for each additional half hour after two and a half hours, with a daily maximum of $14. Special event parking is $10. Parking is provided on a first come, first served basis and is intended for use by Museum visitors. Commuter parking is not permitted. Space is limited—please don't abuse this privilege.
If the Museum's parking lot is full, there are many parking garages within a short walk of the Museum, including at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Botanical Garden.
The city of Cleveland offers 24 metered parking spaces on Wade Oval Drive. Meters are coin-operated and offer short-term parking only, limited to two hours. These meters may be unaccessible during special events such as Wade Oval Wednesday.