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MUSEUMS Area attractions



Published: Sun, April 28, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.



Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: "Far From Home: Stories From Immigrant Children to the Mahoning Valley" on display through August; Who's the Fairest of Them All: Evolving Images of Beauty," through Nov.; The period rooms of the Arms Family Home, permanent exhibit on local history. 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 1-5 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: Open 2-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. 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.

Kent State University Museum -- East Main and Lincoln streets, Kent; (330) 672-3450. "Home Sweet Home" Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home since 1876, through Dec. 15, 2002; Collecting Cup Plates: A Loan Exhibition from the Thomas E. Kruggel Collection, through December 8, 2002. Hours are 10-4:45 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10-8:45 Thursdays; noon to 4:45 Sundays. Closed to the public Mondays and Tuesdays.

Log House Museum -- On the Square, Columbiana: Tours by appointment. (330) 482-2983.

Loghurst Farm Museum -- 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield, (330) 533-4330: Open weekends through Oct. 31.

McKinley Memorial -- 40 N. Main St., Niles, (330) 652-1704: Hours are 9-8 Mondays through Thursdays, 9-5:30 Fridays and Saturdays and 1-5 Sundays. 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.

National Packard Museum -- 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren, (330) 394-1899: Open noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays and holidays.

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.

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

Springfield Township Historical Museum-- 14176 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg: Tours by appointment.

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: Open 11-5 Saturdays.

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: Open house, 2-5 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Group tours by appointment.

Wellsville River Museum -- 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville: Open 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.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History -- One Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600: Ancient Microworlds, through May 5; Navigation: Finding Your Way, through May 12. Lecture series: Frontiers of Astronomy, five-part through April 2002; Explorer Series, Friday Night Events 7:30 through May 2002. Live animal shows, 1:30 and 3:30 Saturdays and Sundays. Hours are noon-5 Sundays, 10-10 Wednesdays. 3,2,1 Blastoff program, 2:30 Mondays through Fridays; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays; 11:45 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 4 p.m. Sundays. Hours are September through May, Sunday noon to 5, 10-10 Wednesdays and 10-5 other days. Closed Memorial Day.

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.

Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: "Titanic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 2. Tickets through Ticketmaster. Hours are 9:30-5:30 daily. In Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater: "Journey Into Amazing Caves"; "Ring of Fire." Call for OMNIMAX times.

Hale Farm and Village -- 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, (330) 666-3711 or (800) 589-9703: Open daily.

Health Museum of Cleveland -- 8911 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, (216) 231-5010: 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 1-5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays.

Kent State University Museum -- Rockwell Hall, South Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent, (330) 672-3450: "Charles Kleibacker: Master of the Bias," through April 28; "Scassi: An American Icon," through May 19. 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 Mondays and 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 Saturdays and noon-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, (888) 764-ROCK: Now open "In Their Own Write: The Original Lyrics to Some of Rock's Greatest Songs" lyrics from Talking Heads, Chuck Berry, Aerosmith, Suzanne Vega and more; Fifty Years of Rock and Roll Exhibit, May 1 through 2002; "From the Other Side of the Glass" photographs by Eddie Kramer,opening Oct. 4. Hours are 10-9 Wednesdays, 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: Nooks and Crannies Tour, May 2, 3, 21, Sept. 5, 6, 17 and Oct. 10, 11, 15; Crags and crevices tour: June 6, 7, 18, July 23, Aug. 1, 2, 20. Wine Tasting Series, Tour De France, May 31 Ole!, June 28 Kiwi Culture, Aug. 30 Pacific Northwest, Sept. 27 Great Lakes and Beyond and Nov. 1 California Holiday. Open 10-4 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-4 Sundays. Grounds open from 9-6 daily.

Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum -- 98 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., (412) 983-2025: Hours are 10-4 Monday-Friday by appointment; 4 to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday open to the public; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday subject to private booking; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday private booking.

Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: "Whodunit? The Science of Solving Crime," through May 12; "Cleveland Crimes," through Oct. 6; "Cocktails & amp; Suburban Culture" fashions exhibit, through Sept. 9; Beech Brook: A History of Hope for Children, through December. Hours: Noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.

Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: "UPMC SportsWorks," now open; Miniature Railroad and Village open; "Yinzburgh: An Exhibition of Photograpic Images from Melting Pot Pittsburgh," Opened Fall 2001; "Science Carnival," through June 2; "Busytown," May 18, 2002-Sept. 8, 2002. Showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure open through June 21, 2002; "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," through June 21, 2002; "Solarmax," through Oct. 17, 2002; "Cirque du Soleil, Journey of Man," through June 16; Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body, Sept. 28-March 23, 2003. 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: Art Wolfe, The Living Wild, May 11-Aug. 3; BioBlitz 2002, May 17-18; Biodiversity 911: Saving Life on Earth, June 1-Aug. 25; Underwater Odyssey, opening June 1; Boy Scout Day, June 8; BioForay, June 8-11; Butterfly Garden, opening June 29; Biodiversity Block Party, June 29; Under Arctic Ice, Aug. 10-Oct. 26. Hours: 10-9 Thursdays, 10-5 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays.

Meadowcroft Museums of Rural Life -- 401 Meadowcroft Road, Avella, Pa., (412) 587-3412: Tours by appointment.

Pittsburgh Children's Museum -- 10 Children's Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, (412) 322-5058. Life-size dinosaurs in the "Natural History Machine" through June 2. Tuesdays through Saturdays 10-5, Friday 10-8, Sunday noon to 5.

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center Gallery -- 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, (412) 454-6393: Hidden Pittsburgh A to Z, through October 2002. Hours are 10-5 daily.




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