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Museums in Akron, OH (showing 1 - 7 out of 7)

Akron Art Museum

Akron Art Museum

1 S High St
Akron, OH 44308directionsDirections
(330) 376-9185

Since its inception in the basement of the public library in 1922, the Akron Art Museum has grown exponentially. The current art museum covers 20,000-square-feet of open gallery space and displays a unique collection of art produced from 1850-1950, as well as a gallery dedicated to contemporary works by national and international artists.

American Marble & Toy Museum

American Marble & Toy Museum

(330) 396-1670

Kids and collectors will find the American Marble & Toy Museum fascinating. This specialty toy museum displays one of the largest assortments of mass-produced marble toys, ranging from traditional round marbles to collectible miniatures and statues. See the birth of the modern American toy industry in the City of Invention, traced back to the original automated factory in 1884 through displays and exhibits.

Hale Farm & Village

Hale Farm & Village

2686 Oak Hill Rd
Bath, OH 44210directionsDirections
(330) 666-3711

Located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Hale Farm & Village was originally the homestead of Jonathan Hale in 1825. The current historic property has been developed into a living history museum surrounded by a recreated village called Wheatfield, with first-person narrations, time-frame reenactments and demonstrations about 19th century daily life.

Hower House

Hower House

60 Fir Hill
Akron, OH 44334directionsDirections
(330) 972-6909

Step back in time at the Hower House, a 28-room Victorian Mansion built in 1871 by John Henry Hower. This Akron Industrialist’s mansion remained well preserved and eventually was declared a National Historic Landmark. Take a public or private tour to see the collection of Victorian-era treasures and furnishings that have been collected over the decades.

Kent State University Fashion Museum

Kent State University Fashion Museum

800 E Summit St
Kent, 44240directionsDirections
(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.

MAPS Air Museum

MAPS Air Museum

2260 International Pkwy
North Canton, OH 44720directionsDirections
(330) 896-6332

Love jets and planes? Don’t miss theS Air Museum, a volunteer driven museum that displays a huge aircraft collection. Run by the Military Aircraft Preservation Society (MAPS), this aviation museum specializes in preserving, restoring and showcasing aircraft from the US National Guard from its beginning up until today. See everything from an F-14 Tomcat to a Cobra Helicopter and even a Goodyear blimp!

The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

3701 Highland Park St NW
North Canton, OH 44720directionsDirections
(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.

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