Cleveland History Center



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:

Cleveland Starts Here®

 Crawford Auto-Aviation MuseumEuclid Beach Park Grand Carousel

 Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes |Carl & Louis Stokes Making History 

 Kidzibits Playzone | Research LibraryBingham-Hanna & Hay-McKinney Mansions


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Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel

Take a ride on the restored 1910 Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel at the Cleveland History Center.

2 rides are included with the price of general admission!

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“I’ve been to a lot of museums and you have one of the best area for kids (and museum additions for kids) to keep them entertained and really get them to enjoy history. I can’t remember the last time I’ve been in a historical museum that has catered to making sure the children had a great time as well, simply wonderful job!”  

– Allison Sword, Travelzoo Local Inc.