Crawford Auto Aviation Museum

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Few people know that Northeast Ohio was a crucial hub of development in the transportation industry. The Crawford Auto-Aviation Collection brings the history of transportation alive through the over 170 antique automobiles, 21 non-car  transportation artifacts (motorcycles, bicycles, and boats), 12 aircraft, and 3 carriages and sleighs.


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Cleveland National Air Races: Speedway of the Skies

Cleveland National Air Races: Speedway of the Skies

Throughout its history, air racing has been a proving ground for technological innovation. During the early 20th Century, few people were afforded the opportunity to fly, and an air of mystery and excitement surrounded the evolving industry.

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The Crawford team of staff and volunteers travel to car shows, concours, and events across the United States. Follow the calendar of events to see where to find the collection on view in your community.

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The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum depicts the automobile at various stages of development, both on a national and regional level. Its automobiles and artifacts are the centerpieces of the guest experience.

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Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

Volunteers keep the Crawford’s historic auto collection rolling

The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum began as a personal crusade to save historical vehicles from the crusher. Today part of the collection is on display in University Circle while dozens of volunteers maintain the rest at a facility in Summit County. They’re making old cars new again while also making memories.

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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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10825 East Boulevard
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Thursday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm