Ahead of major Cleveland conference Great Lakes Science Center becomes one of the first museums to accept cryptocurrency

Admission will cost you 0.003773 Bitcoin

Ahead of major Cleveland conference Great Lakes Science Center becomes one of the first museums to accept cryptocurrency
The Great Lakes Science center has become one of only a handful of museums in the county to accept Bitcoin as payment for admission.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -In December Cleveland will host one of the biggest conferences ever held on the topic of blockchain.

Ahead of major Cleveland conference Great Lakes Science Center becomes one of the first museums to a

The conference Blockland is in downtown Cleveland from Dec. 1-4 and will discuss all things cryptocurrency and the networks that monitor things like Bitcoin.

Some of the biggest CEO’s and technology backers will be in Cleveland for the event and the Great Lakes Science Center is doing it’s part to make them feel welcome by allowing them to pay for admission with Bitcoin.

The museum started accepting Bitcoin as payment on Nov. 13 and to their knowledge they have become one of only a handful of museums that accept the internet based currency.

So far no one has used the new payment process to get in to the museum.

“There is a lot of excitement around the conference,” said Science Center President & CEO Kirsten Ellenbogen. “Accepting bitcoin is just a small part of the momentum to grow a blockchain ecosystem in Cleveland.”

The value of a single Bitcoin varies by the day, like a stock.

At the time of this article one Bitcoin is worth a little more than $4,000 which means to pay the $16.95 admission to the museum, you’ll have to pay 0.003773 in Bitcoin through an app.

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