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Education is the key to understanding of our local and national history and making it relevant to today. WRHS educates visitors about the history of Northeast Ohio through virtual and in-person public and education-based programs, exhibits, and special events.


With over one million items in the WRHS collection, we have no shortage of stories to tell. Our programs for school and youth audiences share essential knowledge about history, focusing on local stories that illuminate central themes in American history, and empower students through skill-based explorations of history, social studies, STEAM and entrepreneurship.

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For Adults

On site, off site, or online, Western Reserve Historical Society shares stories of the American experience through the shared history of Northeast Ohio.

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For Adults

Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Experience Northeast Ohio's entrepreneurial spirit of the past, present and future.

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Youth Entrepreneurship Education

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