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Cleveland History Center Museum Hours:
Tuesday through Sunday: 10am to 5pm (Last carousel ride is at 4:45pm)
Research Library Hours:
Thursday – Saturday: Open 10:00 am 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.
We are OPEN President’s Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Cleveland History Center Admission Rates: Two carousel rides are included with every paid admission!
- Adults – $12.00
- Seniors (62+) – $10.00
- Veterans – $9.00
- College Student (with ID) – $10
- Children (ages 3-12) – $6.00
- Children 2 and under – Free
- WRHS Members – Free
- Active Military – Free
Discount admission rates available for groups of 12 or more, contact email@example.com to make your reservation.
Purchase your tickets in advance here.
Hay-McKinney Mansion Tours at the Cleveland History Center
Guided Tours of the Hay-McKinney Mansion
Tuesday – Sunday: 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 3:00pm (Tours meet in the Museum Store.)
Hay-McKinney Mansion First Floor Only Self Guided Tour:
Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cleveland History Center Parking:
Located behind the Cleveland History Center, off Magnolia Drive.
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
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. For more information on Blue Star Museums, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.
The 2019 Blue Star Museums program will begin on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and end on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day.
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.
Research Library at the Cleveland History Center
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.
Museum Admission rates apply.
Hale Farm & Village Hours
2686 Oak Hill Road | PO Box 296 | Bath, Ohio 44210 | 330-666-3711
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.