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MUSEUMS Area attractions



Published: Sun, June 17, 2001 @ 12:00 a.m.



Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Heart & amp; Heat: A History of Fighting Fire in the Mahoning Valley," through July. Hours are 1-4 Tuesdays-Fridays and 1:30-5 Saturdays and Sundays. Guided tours available by appointment. Archival library open 9-4 Tuesdays-Fridays and 1:30-5 Saturdays.

Austin Log Cabin -- 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown: Open house, 1-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. (330) 792-1129.

Burchfield Museum -- 867 E. Fourth St., Salem, (330) 332-8601: Open 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Canfield Historical Society Bond House -- 44 W. Main St., Canfield, (330) 533-3458: Tours by appointment.

Canfield Historical Society Mahoning Dispatch Museum -- 19 S. Broad St., Canfield, (330) 533-3458: Tours by appointment.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts -- 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, Pa., (412) 652-2882: Hours are 9-4 Tuesdays-Saturdays.

Jefferson Depot -- 147 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson: Group tours by appointment. (216) 293-5532 or (216) 576-1282.

John Stark Edwards House -- 303 Monroe St., Warren: Open 1-4 p.m. third Saturday and Sunday of each month. Group tours by appointment. (330) 394-4653.

Log House Museum -- On the Square, Columbiana: Open 2-4 p.m. weekends through Labor Day. Tours by appointment. (330) 482-2983.

Loghurst Farm Museum -- 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield, (330) 533-4330: "The Underground Railroad," 7-9 p.m. June 28 (reservations required). Open weekends.

McKinley Memorial -- 40 N. Main St., Niles, (330) 652-1704: Group tours by appointment.

Museum of Ceramics -- 400 E. Fifth St., East Liverpool, (330) 386-6001 or (800) 600-7180: Hours are 9:30-5 Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays and holidays.

National Packard Museum -- 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren, (330) 394-1899: "Tractors, Trucks and Big Boy Toys," through June 30. Open noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Pennsylvania Hall of Fame Motorsports Museum -- Route 18, West Middlesex, Pa., (724) 528-2277: Open noon-7 Sundays, 10-9 other days.

Old Stone Tavern/Erie Station Museum -- 119 E. Washington St., Lisbon: Tours by appointment. (330) 424-9000.

Salem Historical Society Museum -- 208 S. Broadway, Salem, (330) 337-8514: Open 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

Springfield Township Historical Society -- 14176 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg: Open house, 1-3 p.m. first Sundays of each month through September.

Strock Stone House -- 7171 Mahoning Ave., Austintown: Open house, 1-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. (330) 792-1129.

Struthers Historical Society Museum -- 50 Terrace St., Struthers: Tours by appointment. (330) 750-1766.

Sutliff Museum -- Warren Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., second floor, Warren, (330) 399-8807: Hours are 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Victorian Perambulator Museum of Jefferson -- 26 E. Cedar St., Jefferson, (216) 576-9588: Wicker baby carriages and other children's toys on display. Open 11-5 Wednesdays and Saturdays through August and by appointment.

Viets Museum -- 224 N. High St., Cortland, (330) 638-8606: Hours are 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment.

Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum -- 98 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., (412) 983-2025: Hours are 10-6 Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

War Vet Museum -- 23 E. Main St., Canfield, (330) 533-6311: Open 9-4 every day. Group tours and alternative times available by appointment.

Ward-Thomas Museum -- 503 Brown St., Niles, (330) 544-2143: Group tours by appointment.

Wellsville River Museum -- 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville: Open 1-5 Sundays through Aug. 26 or by appointment; call (330) 532-3048.

World War II Vehicle Museum -- 5959 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, (330) 534-8125: Open 9-noon and 1-5 p.m. weekdays, weekends by appointment.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & amp; Labor -- 151 W. Wood St., (330) 743-5934: Hours: 9-5 Wednesdays-Saturdays; noon-5 Sundays and holidays.

Ashtabula County Historical Society Log Cabin -- Seven Hills Road, Ashtabula: Remembrance of War of 1812, 11-4 Saturday. (440) 576-2681.

Century Village Museum -- State Routes 87 and 168, Burton, (440) 834-1492: "A Native American Pow Wow and Mountain Man Rendezvous," 10-5 Saturday-June 24.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History -- University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600: Archaeology Day, 10-4:30 Saturday; "Elephants!", through Sept. 16; "Cast of Thousands: Molding and Casting at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History," through Aug. 5. Hours are noon-5 Sundays and 10-5 other days.

Great Lakes Marine and U.S. Coast Guard Memorial Museum -- 1071 Walnut Blvd., Ashtabula, (440) 964-6847 or 224-0972: Hours are 11-6 Thursdays through Mondays and on July 4.

Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: "Fore! The Planet," through Sept. 10. Hours are 9:30-5:30 daily. In Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater: "Journey Into Amazing Caves." Call for OMNIMAX times.

Health Museum of Cleveland -- 8911 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, (216) 231-5010: "Come to Your Senses" and "It's A-MAZE-ing," through fall. Hours: 9-5 weekdays, 10-5 Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays. Closed major holidays.

Hubbard House Museum -- Walnut Boulevard and Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, (440) 964-8168: Open noon-6 Fridays through Sundays.

Kent State University Museum -- Rockwell Hall, South Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent, (330) 672-3450: "Air of the East: Fashion Art from Korea," through Sept. 2; "Centuries of Childhood" clothing display, through Sept. 30; "Charles Kleibacker: Master of the Bias," through April 28. Hours are 10-4:45 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10-8:45 Thursdays and noon-4:45 Sundays.

Military Aviation Preservation Society Air Museum -- 5359 Massillon Road, North Canton, (440) 896-6332: Hours are 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 8-4 Saturdays.

Massillon Museum & amp; National Memorial -- 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, (330) 833-4061: Hours are 9:30-5 Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2-5 p.m. Sundays.

McKinley Museum -- 800 McKinley Monument Drive N.W., Canton, (330) 455-7043: "The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci" on display. Hours: 9-5 Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

Museum of Transportation -- Routes 19 and 108, Harlansburg, Pa., (724) 652-9002: Hours are 10-5 Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 Sundays.

NASA Glenn Research Center -- 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, (216) 433-2901: Hours: 9-4 weekdays, 10-3 Saturdays and 1-5 Sundays.

Pro Football Hall of Fame -- 2121 George Halas Drive N.W. (off Interstate 77), Canton, (330) 456-8207: Hours are 9-8 daily.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum -- 1 Key Plaza, Cleveland, (216) 515-1228 or (800) BUCKEYE: Jimi Hendrix and "Lennon: His Life and Work" exhibits on display through Dec. 31; "Stuart Sutcliffe: From the Beatles to Backbeat," through Sept. 3. Hours are 10-9 Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10-5:30 other days. Advance tickets are available by calling (800) 493-ROLL.

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens -- 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, (330) 836-5533: Father's Day Car Show, 9-4:30 today; "At Your Service: Work and Leisure at Stan Hywet Hall" on display; "Walk and Talk Gardening Lectures," 1 p.m. Saturday (reservations required); "Something Old: Wedding Gowns from 1866-1946," through July 30; "Nooks and Crannies Tour," Tuesday (reservations required). Open 10-4:30 daily.

Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: Hours: Noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.

Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: Showing in OMNIMAX theater: "Amazing Journeys: Great Migrations," through July 13; "Island of the Sharks" opens Saturday. Museum hours: 10-9 Saturdays, 10-5 other days. Call (412) 237-3400 for OMNIMAX times, TicketMaster for tickets.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History -- 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, (412) 622-3131: Hours: 10-5 Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Meadowcroft Museums of Rural Life -- Meadowcroft Road, Avella, Pa., (412) 587-3412: Atlatl competition, 1-5 p.m. next Sunday. Open noon-5 Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center Gallery -- 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, (412) 454-6000: "Beatlemania," through next Sunday; "Diner-Rama 2001," Friday through next Sunday. Hours are 10-5 daily.




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