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MUSEUMS Area attractions



Published: Sun, February 24, 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. 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: 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. "Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home since 1876," runs through Dec. 15, 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.

Mill Creek MetroParks Melnick Museum -- Davis Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Youngstown: Ice Harvesting in Mill Creek, March 1-31. (330) 740-7116.

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 March through November.

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

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 Sundays 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.

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: "Art of the Takaan: Wooden Molds for Making Papier-M & acirc;ch & eacute; Objects," through March 16, 2002; "Balto: Cleveland's Own Hero Dog," through March 3; "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. "3,2,1 Blastoff" program, 2:30 Monday through Friday; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:45 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Hours September through May are noon to 5 Sundays, 10-10 Wednesdays and 10-5 other days.

Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: "Titanic: The Exhibition," March 2-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.

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 March through May.

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: "From the Other Side of the Glass" photographs by Eddie Kramer. Hours are 10-9 Wednesdays, 10-5:30 other days; extended holiday hours, open until 7 p.m. Dec. 27, 28 and 29. Advance tickets are available by calling (800) 493-ROLL.

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens -- 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, (330) 836-5533: "Reflections on Glass: The Photography of Willard Penfield Seiberling" through March 31. Nooks and Crannies Tour, March 7, 8, 19, April 4, 5, 16, May 2, 3, 21, Sept. 5, 6, 17 and Oct. 10, 11, 15. 33rd annual Stitchery Showcase, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11-14. Needlework Guild Showcase "Christmas Treasures," 9:30-2:30 April 12, 13. Fifth annual Flower Arranging Program and Workshop: "European Trends," 10 a.m. April 19; "Modern Style," 1 p.m. April 19; lunch with Tasha Tobin, 11:30-1. Crags and Crevices tour: June 6, 7, 18, July 23, Aug. 1, 2, 20. Wine Tasting Series, 7 p.m.: April 26, "Tour De France"; May 31, " & iexcl;Ol & eacute;!"; June 28, "Kiwi Culture"; Aug. 30, "Pacific Northwest"; Sept. 27, "Great Lakes and Beyond"; Nov. 1, "California Holiday." Open 10-4 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-4 Sundays.

Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: "Cleveland Crimes," through Oct. 13. Hours: noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.

Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: "UPMC SportsWorks," now open; Miniature Railroad and Village, opened Nov. 23; "Yinzburgh: An Exhibition of Photographic Images from Melting Pot Pittsburgh," opened Fall 2001; "Science Carnival," Jan. 15-June 2; "Busytown," May 18-Sept. 8. Showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: "Everest," through March 28; "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," open through June 21; "Solarmax," March 30-Dec. 13. 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: 10-9 Thursdays; 10-5 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

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. Hours: 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: American Flag Festival, through March 2. "Hidden Pittsburgh A to Z," through October. Hours are 10-5 daily.




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