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Cleveland History Center

 

May 31st – The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum and the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel will be closed after 2:00 pm for a private event.

The Bingham-Hanna Mansion, the Hay-McKinney Mansion, and the Museum Galleries will remain open to visitors all day at regular admission prices.

 

Hours:
Tuesday through Saturday: 10am to 5pm.
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Monday: Closed

10825 East Boulevard | Cleveland, Ohio 44106 | 216-721-5722

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The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Northeast Ohio through items, documents and artifacts from a variety of collections. Through the use of its vast and varied collections in the areas of family history, community history, entrepreneurship, and technological innovation, Cleveland History Center provides the public with a much-needed sense of place in today’s mobile society, and a base for learning about invention and ingenuity that can be transferred into modern economic expansion.

Each document and artifact tells a story that personally engages individuals, young and old. These stories come alive through the exhibits at the Cleveland History Center. Among a number of rotating temporary exhibits, additional permanent exhibits include the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel, Bingham-Hanna Mansion, Hay-McKinney Mansion, Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, Chisholm Halle Costume Wing, and Kidzibits Family Hands-On Gallery.

Public Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm |  Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Please note, we are closed the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Admission: WRHS Members and Active Military – Free | Adults – $10.00 | Seniors –  $9.00 | Veterans – $7.00 | Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00 | Children 2 and under – Free

Parking: Located behind the Cleveland History Center, off Magnolia Drive.

  • Parking Rates | Effective 1/1/2016
    Public Parking Hours | Tuesday-Sunday 7:00 am-6:00 pm
    First 2 Hours – $8 | Each Additional 30 Minutes – $1 | Daily Max – $15 | WRHS Members – $5/car flat rate (during museum hours only. Must show membership card at admission desk for discount.)
  • Parking Rates After Hours | Tuesday-Sunday 6:01 pm-6:59 am | Monday all day/night
    Flat Rate – $10
    Please note: If you pay in lane, we accept credit card only

Discount rates available for groups of 12 or more, contact hcgroupsales@wrhs.org to make your reservation.

 

Find Your Adventure through the NPS Ohio & Erie Canalway Passport Program.

The Ohio & Erie Canalway (a National Heritage site) and the Western Reserve Historical Society are proud to be a part of the Canalway Passport Program.

The Passport Program is designed to encourage visitation and interest in the National Park Service sites and its affiliates. Visitors can purchase a Passport book which provides a place to collect commemorative stamps and park cancellations. Cancellation stamps are free of charge, and will be available at interesting venues throughout the Ohio & Erie Canalway, including the Cleveland History Center.

As the Canalway’s Passport site at University Circle, participants of this program are welcome to visit our museum store and get their passport stamped.

 



Research Library at the Cleveland History Center

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Housed within the Cleveland History Center, the Research Library is an amazing resource for the academic and the family history researcher. Collections spanning national and local history and genealogy are available in person or online. The millions of records, photos and papers held in the collection document the rich history of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, once known as the Connecticut Western Reserve. Admission includes access to the entire Cleveland History Center. Library tours are available upon request.

Public Hours: Open: Thursday – Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm   |   Closed: Sunday – Wednesday

Please note, we are closed the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Admission: WRHS Members and Active Military – Free | Adults – $10.00 | Seniors –  $9.00 | Veterans – $7.00 | Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00 | Children 2 and under – Free


Hale Farm & Village

2686 Oak Hill Road | PO Box 296 | Bath, Ohio 44210|330-666-3711

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An outdoor living history museum featuring life and crafts from the mid-1800s. It includes farm animals, pastures, gardens, and historic houses with historical interpreters dressed in period costume.

Public Hours:  Please note, we are closed the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

  • Summer Season ( June through August) – Wednesday through Sunday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Closed – Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Fall Season (September and October) – Open Weekends Only! | Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Open for School Groups by Appointment
  • Late Fall, Winter and Spring Hours – Open to the Public by Reservation Only November 1st – May 31st
    November through May – Open for School Groups by appointment
    Open for Special Programming

Admission: WRHS Members and Active Military – Free | Adults – $10.00 | Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00 | Children 2 and under – Free

Discount rates available for groups of 15 or more | Contact halereservations@wrhs.org

Consider taking the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad on your next trip! Click here to purchase tickets that include the train and Hale Farm & Village admission.