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Published: Sun, January 27, 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. 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. "Home Sweet Home, Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home since 1876." Runs through December.
Log House Museum -- On the Square, Columbiana: Tours by appointment. (330) 482-2983.
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: Tours by appointment December through February.
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.
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 -- 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600: "Americans In Space: Photography Exhibition," through Feb. 10; "Art of the Takaan: Wooden Molds for Making Paper Mache Objects," through March 16; "Balto: Cleveland's Own Hero Dog," through March 3. Lecture series: "Frontiers of Astronomy," five parts, through April; Explorer Series, Friday Night Events 7:30 through May. 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 Monday through Friday; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 12:30, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday. "Twinkle, Twinkle Giant Star" program 7:45 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; 1:15 and 3 p.m. Sundays September through May and 10-5 other days.
Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: 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.
Hower House -- University of Akron, 60 Fir Hill, (330) 972-6909: "How Do I Love Thee?" antique valentines. Reopening Friday; Noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The Gingerbread Lady, Helen McFarlane will share a complimentary treat of gingerbread with lemon sauce to all visitors Feb. 3, 10,17, and 24.
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.
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: 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: Open 10-4:30 daily.
Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: "Fiendish Fashions: Costumes from Famous Horror Films," through Feb. 24; "Cleveland Crimes," Saturday-Oct. 13. Hours: Noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.
Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: "Science Carnival," through June 2; "Busytown," May 18-Sept. 8. Showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: "Island of the Sharks," through Friday; "Everest" opens Feb. 8 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 and 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. 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) 454-6000: Hours are 10-5 daily. "Hidden Pittsburgh A to Z," through October.


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