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Must-see Akron-Canton museums

Akron Art Museum
1 S. High St.
Akron 44308
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11am to 5pm; Thursday, 11am to 9pm. Closed on most major holidays. Closed on Saturday, June 13, 2015
Admission: adult $7; senior (65+) $5; student (with valid ID) $5; adult with tour (15 person minimum) $6; children (17 and under) FREE
This amazing structure combines a late 19th -century brick-and-limestone building with the 21st-century John S. and James L. Knight Building, a soaring glass-and-steel structure. Inside are collections showcasing Ohio artists as well as exhibitions showcasing abstracts, landscapes, sculpture, and more by artists from around the world.

Canton Museum of Art
1001 Market Ave.
N. Canton 44702
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 10am to 8pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am to 5pm; Sunday, 1pm to 5pm. Closed on most major holidays.
Admission: adults $8; $6 seniors (60+) and students (with ID); children (age 12 and under) FREE
The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is recognized for its powerful programming of national touring exhibits, as well as dynamic original exhibits featuring celebrated artists from around the world and from the museum's unique permanent collection.

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Rd.
Bath 44210
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm; Sunday, noon to 5pm
Admission: adults $10; seniors (62+) $9; children (ages 3 through 12) $5; children (age 2 and under) and active members of the military FREE
Step back in time and explore historic buildings from colonial days; explore a working farm with sheep, oxen and chicken; learn candle making, blacksmithing, pottery, glassblowing, spinning and weaving; enjoy farm-fresh food at the café; and shop for handcrafted items.

MAPS (Military Aircraft Preservation Society) Air Museum
2260 International Pkwy.
N. Canton 44720
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm; Sunday, 11:30 to 4pm
Admission: adults $8; seniors (age 60+) $7; children (ages 6 through 12); children under 6 FREE
This internationally known museum serves as a center of aviation history for Northeast Ohio and features dynamic displays of its collection of acquired artifacts, interactive exhibits, and historical archives.

Pro Football Hall of Fame and Museum
2121 George Halas Dr., NW
Canton 44708
Hours: Every day, 9am to 5pm (closed Christmas). Extended summer hours: open daily from 9am to 8pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Admission: adults $24; seniors (65+) $20; children (ages 6 through 12) $17; children (5 and under) FREE. Also available, two-day passes: adults, $40; seniors $32; children $26
The exhibits here, many of which are interactive, celebrate pro football’s history and modern-day era and include historic uniforms worn by past greats, bronze busts of Hall of Fame inductees, and Super Bowl milestones.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
714 N. Portage Path
Akron 44303
Hours: Open April through December from 10am to 4:30 pm. Corbin Conservatory and grounds close at 6pm.
Admission: Tours, adults $19 and youths (ages 6 through 17) $8
This amazing mansion and its breathtaking grounds were developed between 1912 and 1915 as the home of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company founder F.A. Seiberling and his family. Today’s it’s the public’s to enjoy. Come and be a part of this star attraction’s centennial year.

William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
800 McKinley Monument Dr., NW
Canton 44708
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4pm; Sunday noon to 4 pm. Closed on most major holidays.
Admission: adults $9; seniors (60+) $8; children (ages 3 through 18) $7; children (2 and under) FREE
This interactive museum is dedicated to our 25th president. It includes a historical library, planetarium, and interpretive exhibitions.

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