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MUSEUMS Area attractions



Published: Tue, March 25, 2003 @ 12:00 a.m.



Arms Family Museum of Local History -- 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, (330) 743-2589: 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.

David and Melissa Butts Museum -- 4562 Wilson-Sharpsville Road, Fowler: Open by appointment only until May. (330) 638-6646.

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: Tours by appointment. (330) 394-4653.

Kent State University Museum -- East Main and Lincoln streets, Kent: Opens April 25. "The Artistry of Adrian: Hollywood's Celebrated Design Innovator," through September; "A Legacy of Know-How: 20 Years of Fashion Education at Kent State" through May 2, 2004; "Halston: American Modern," through June 22; "Made by Loving Hands: Amish Children's Clothing, Toys and Quilts," through June 19, 2004; "Of Men and Their Elegance," through Nov. 23. Hours are 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8:45 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday. Free on Sundays. (330) 672-3450.

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

Loghurst Farm Museum -- 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield, (330) 533-4330: Group tours available.

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: "Iron: Our Industrial Roots" through December 2003. Hours are 10-5 Tuesdays through Sundays. (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.

National Packard Museum -- 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren, (330) 394-1899: Third annual motorcycle show, through April 19. 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.

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. Sundays or by appointment.

Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum -- 98 E. State St., Sharon, Pa., (724) 983-2025: Hours by appointment are 10-4 Monday-Friday; open to the public 4 to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, subject to private bookings; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday, private bookings.

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; (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.

Andy Warhol Museum -- 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh; (412) 237-8300. "How I Learned to Draw" by Miranda July, April 12. Hours: 10-5 Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10-10 Fridays.

Century Village Museum -- 14653 E. Park St., Burton, (440) 834-1492: Pancakes in a historic setting, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23, 30.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History -- One Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600: Live animal shows, 1:30 and 3:30 Saturdays and Sundays; Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center & amp; Woods Garden now open; "From Gorgeous to Grotesque: Insects in Art, Nature and Science," through April 20; "Animal Supersenses: Anything You Can Do, They Can Do Better," through April 27. Hours: noon to 5 Sundays, 10-5 Mondays-Saturdays, 10-10 Wednesdays.

Great Lakes Science Center -- 601 Erieside Ave. (North Coast Harbor), Cleveland, (216) 694-2000: Hours are 9:30-5:30 daily. "China: 7,000 Years of Discovery," through Sept. 1. Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater: "Journey Into Amazing Caves"; "Ring of Fire"; "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees." 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.

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: 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 through May and September-December; closed Mondays.

NASA Glenn Research Visitor Center -- 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, (216) 433-2000: Hours: Open now: 9-4 weekdays, 10-3 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: "Alan Freed: King of the Moondoggers," through May 18; Retrospective "In the Name of Love: Two Decades of U2," through September. 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 Tours, March 29-30, April 4-5 and 27, May 2, 9 and 30, and Sept. 5 and 12. March hours are 10-4 Tues.-Sat. and 1-4 Sundays.

Western Reserve Historical Society -- 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, (216) 721-5722: "Close Up in Black: African American Film Posters," through April 6; "Seuss!" through April 27; "Star Wars: Art of the Starfighter," through June 8. Hours: noon-5 Sundays, 10-5 other days.

Carnegie Science Center -- 1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: "UPMC SportsWorks," now open; Miniature Railroad and Village now open; "Yinzburgh: An Exhibition of Photographic Images from Melting Pot Pittsburgh"; showing in Rangos OMNIMAX theater: "Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body," through March 23, 2003; "The Human Body," through June 26, 2003; "Coral Reef Adventure," open. Museum hours: 10-5 Sunday-Thursday and 10-7 Friday and Saturday. 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 noon-5 Sundays.

Meadowcroft Museum 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. 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: Hours are 10-5 daily.




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