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McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

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Address: 800 McKinley Monument Drive Northwest, Canton, OH 44708
Phone Number: +1 330-455-7043
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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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Great stop in Canton

Overall the museum was very good with several different areas to look at. The staff provided extra knowledge along the way which made it more interesting!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall the museum was very good with several different areas to look at. The staff provided extra knowledge along the way which made it more interesting!

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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a unique place for science and history. The planetarium shows are excellent. The children's exhibits are wonderful. In addition the historical exhibits are great. The McKinley's talking exhibit is eerie as it is so lifelike. A great place to take your family. A must see.

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East Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your time here, lots to experience. You will be surprised at it all. Good for kids or good for just you and a friend. A great learning experience.

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anaheim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for something else to do in Canton besides the NFL HOF so I decided to check out the Memorial and Museum and I'm glad I did. Be sure to go up and inside the monument if you can handle stairs. I also heard that you can reach it from the backside. This is quite an understated monument... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for anyone visiting Canton Ohio on business or pleasure and make sure you take the time to climb the Monument stairs

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the monument to McKinley. The grounds are beautiful. The museum was a little small and it seemed to have more about the town than his life and times when he was in office. I would have liked to see more about McKinley and his wife. This stop is well worth the visit, just to see a part of history.

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Orinda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The monument to McKinley (shot, but didn't need to die) is impressive. Site include museum to him and Stark County - city streets pretty impressive. Also a science museum. Only Foucoult's pendulum is worth seeing.

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Benicia, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Huge monument of former president's tomb for his family all made of marble, lots of stairs. Natural history museum next to monument, features dinosaurs, old west recreated downtown district to walk thru museum, model train exhibit. Live small animal exhibits to watch like turtles, birds, etc. Free parking but small parking lot, free to see monument but fee to enter... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My children and I loved this place. We attended president's day. It's a fun place to explore inside and out.

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Surgoinsville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit. Friendly and helpful staff. The grounds were beautiful. Met some friendly people who told us what to see and suggestions to eat. If you like history great place to visit.

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