Pop Up Family Programs!


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When you visit the Cleveland History Center this summer, take an hour to learn more about a fun historical topic through hands-on activities for the whole family!

Pop Up Family Programs will take place each Thursday at 1pm between June 13 and August 15 (except July 4). These programs are included with general admission. Program details and dates are listed below.

Click through the dates listed below to reserve spaces.  All Pop Up Family Program tickets include admission to all open museum galleries and exhibits, including the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel.

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Archaeology Exploration 

Explore the early history of the Western Reserve. Learn about Native Americans, their first contact with European settlers, and how archaeologists study the past. 

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Turn of the Century Toys 

Visit the Hay-McKinney Mansion’s restored nursery and learn about the lives of the McKinney children who lived there from 1916-1925. Afterwards, experience the joys of reproduction toys from the time period!   

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Tiffany Light and Color 

Visit the Hay-McKinney Mansion to see Louis Comfort Tiffany artifacts in our collection and learn more about Tiffany's special glass-making process. Then, create your own design to capture color and light and make a project to take home.

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Assembly Line 

How fast can you make a car? Take a short tour of the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum and learn about the process of running an assembly line through an interactive activity. 

Western Reserve Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in Northeast Ohio, the region's largest American history research center, and one of the leading genealogical research centers in the nation.

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Cleveland History Center
10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106 ↗

(216) 721-5722

Thursday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm