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McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

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Address: 800 McKinley Monument Drive Northwest, Canton, OH 44708
Phone Number: 330-455-7043
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is a family friendly history...
The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is a family friendly history and science Museum dedicated to the history of the 25th President, William McKinley and to the history of Stark County. The McKinley National Memorial is also on the grounds of the Museum.
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A history and science museum with a McKinley section

The McKinley museum is a relatively small part of a more general museum that includes local history rooms and a good section on science and natural history, especially for kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Excellent journey into history and a snapshot of America's political and cultural past. The link with the Discover Museum was wonderful.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

So much local history and hands on things for the kids to do. Very enjoyable to adults as well. There is so much to see and do, and it gives so many facts about local history that isn't common knowledge. My sons had been there many times with my mother, but I had never been there until I took some... More 

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Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The McKinley museum is a relatively small part of a more general museum that includes local history rooms and a good section on science and natural history, especially for kids. There’s also a planetarium (though we didn’t have time for it). The McKinley part apparently has the largest collection of the very limited McKinley memorabilia and artifacts existing, but it... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This library and museum just gets better every year. The exhibits have become more sophisticated and interesting to young and old. There is something here for everyone of every age. If you get a chance take in the planetarium show. Informative and nicely done. The docents are knowledgable and obviously enjoy their job.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Growing up in Canton, we often visited the site many times for school. While things may have changed on display, they haven't changed enough throughout the years to make it interesting for repeat visits. It still feels and looks the same as it had when I was in kindergarden. That's not a bad thing, per say, but one trip is... More 

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Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Is a great place to learn about the president McKinley. It is an amazing monument. so much to see and the old tavern and the wonderful story about the railroad in Ohio.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a fairly small museum with many different exhibits going on. A little on McKinley but would have liked to learned more. It's a little difficult to find.

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Hartville, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It was an exhibit that was well displayed about the servicemen ...they used my husband 's picture and about his life in the Marine Corps.....also used the letter to me when we were courting....he was explaining where he was located in the South Pacific by inserting a dash to each letter which would spell it out ......also the museum made... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have been here several times over the years. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. They even let me kids hold one of the antiques that was on display. The best part is the set up of the old town. My kids would explore/play in that area for a long time.

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Chardon, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Beautiful museum and memorial to President McKinley. Unfortunately the tomb was closed due to 4 th of July fireworks set up. We did spend a couple of hours touring the museum. A very helpful guide gave us a private tour which was very informative.

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Additional Information about McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Address: 800 McKinley Monument Drive Northwest, Canton, OH 44708
Phone Number: 330-455-7043
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Canton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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