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Akron Fossils & Science Center

Akron Fossils & Science Center

2080 S Cleveland Massillon Rd
Copley, OH 44321   Directions

(330) 665-3466


Get a different perception of the world’s past at the Akron Fossils & Science Center. This family-friendly center presents a variety of hands-on exhibits and attractions designed to showcase the fossils and artifacts from the view of creation science and intelligent design, rather than the accepted scientific models of planetary and animal evolution, making it one of the most unique museums of its kind in America.

Akron Zoo

Akron Zoo

505 Euclid Ave
Akron, OH 44307   Directions

(330) 375-2550


Spend a day at the Akron Zoo, and let your inner animal roam free! This 50-acre, non-profit zoo is home to more than 700 animals, including a number of endangered species. Visit the six themed attraction areas–Legends of the Wild, the Komodo Kingdom, Penguin Point, Tiger Valley, Jellies: Rhythm in the Blue and the Family Zoo Gardens–for a day’s worth of fun activities.

All-American Soap Box Derby

All-American Soap Box Derby

789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306   Directions

(330) 733-8723


Akron is well known for its famous All-American Soap Box Derby, the most popular youth soapbox car racing program in the world. This amateur car race draws in hundreds of young competitors to the Derby Downs every year. Cheer for your favorite as they race downhill in their carefully designed and lovingly handcrafted vehicles.

E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

198 Hill St
Akron, OH 44325   Directions

(330) 972-7111


See a show at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, the University of Akron’s most popular facility! Named after Edwin J. Thomas from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, the E.J. Thomas Hall is the Rubber City’s premier location for Broadway performances and other entertainment attractions. Watch contemporary and classic plays, listen to top speakers and catch a variety of quality shows at this performing arts hall.

Fun ‘n’ Stuff

Fun ‘n’ Stuff

661 Highland Rd E
Macedonia, OH 44056   Directions

(330) 467-0820


Bring the entire family out for some great bonding time at Fun ‘n’ Stuff, the year round Amusement Park. This combination indoor/outdoor family entertainment center has fun sports and recreational stuff for everybody: roller-skating, obstacle courses, bumper cars, mini golf, laser tag, go-karts, bowling, batting cages, video games, a Eurobungy, a shooting gallery and even a rock wall!

Funny Stop Comedy Club

Funny Stop Comedy Club

1767 State Rd
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223   Directions

(330) 923-4700


Tickle your funny bone at the Funny Stop Comedy Club. Located in the Smith Centre, this comedy club is open five nights a week for people to kick back, relax and laugh themselves silly. Stop by for amateur stand-ups, open mic nights and special guest star performances–including stars from Comedy Central!

Kent State University Fashion Museum

Kent State University Fashion Museum

800 E Summit St
Kent, 44240   Directions

(330) 672-3450


Love fashion? Then you’ll go gaga at the Kent State University Fashion Museum, dedicated to designer fashions from around the world, ranging from historic to modern clothing, textiles, furniture and other decorative arts. See fashion displays from top design houses, archives of photography and original sketches in this museum’s galleries. This is a must-see attraction for any budding fashionista.

Laser Quest

Laser Quest

80 Brookmont Rd
Akron, OH 44333   Directions

(330) 666-6966


Make family fun competitive at Laser Quest. Pair up against other families or split up into different groups and battle with each other at this indoor laser tag attraction. Have the kids put down the video game controllers and experience a “real-life” action sequence. Dodge blasts, duck behind structures and don’t let your opponents escape your lasers!

The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

3701 Highland Park St NW
North Canton, OH 44720   Directions

(800) 968-4332


Learn why Akron is the City of Invention at the Invent Now Museum and Store. The original National Inventors Hall of Fame, this museum dedicated to tracing human, social and economic progress currently features rotating multimedia exhibits and attractions about innovative products, artifacts from the Patent and Trademark Office and portraits of all the honorees of the NIHF.