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Cleveland History Center

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Great collection of historic cars.

Did this visit just because there wasn't much else to do in the downtown. They have anumberof... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
Rick H
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Stone Creek, Ohio
a great automobile museum and refurbish merry go round

Great history center with a wonderful and one of a kind automobile museum and wonderfully rebuild... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
CCW711
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Solon, Ohio
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10825 East Blvd, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH 44106-1703
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Did this visit just because there wasn't much else to do in the downtown. They have anumberof beautifully restored cars and trucks, some of which have local ties, There's also an awesome restored merry-go-round that you can ride.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Great history center with a wonderful and one of a kind automobile museum and wonderfully rebuild merry go round. tells of a different era in Cleveland the country. there is a wonderful research library for any late 19th century or early 20th century research projectMore

Date of experience: February 2018
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ClevelandH7, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thank you for taking a moment to write a review about the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel, as well as the WRHS Research Library. We're so happy to hear you enjoy these gems as much as we do! Stop in and...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Well worth the $10 admission price and there is still a working beautifully restored carousel. The history of the cities development and also their fascinating car collection even include an original General Motors EV1, most of these vehicles that proved an affordable electric car could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ClevelandH7, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

David, thank you for taking a moment to write a review about your visit here to the Cleveland History Center. We're happy to hear you liked the Carousel, and an appreciation for the Crawford collection (especially the EV1.) Please stop in and visit us again...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018

This was such a wonderful surprise to my wife and me. From the carousel, to the classic car and being able to tour this historic home that is attached to the center. They have great guides for the home.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff E
ClevelandH7, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Hi Jeff - We really appreciate the time you took to write a review about your time here at the Cleveland History Center. Thank you for the kind words about our staff, and our exhibits. We invite you to come back in and visit us...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband and I came here for an afternoon of discovery with my former roommate, who still lives in Cleveland. I have visited Cleveland at least 5 or 6 times and my husband grew up there, but neither of us had ever been to this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hi Anne! Thank you so much for stopping in and visit the Cleveland History Center with your husband and former roomie. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, especially the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel, the Crawford, and LeBron's shoes in Cleveland...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Besides the cool collection of vintage cars at the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum (which is part of the Cleveland History Center), you'll see the Wedell-Williams Ring-Free Comet - which was a racing aircraft that flew in the Thompson Trophy air race in Cleveland, Ohio in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hi Mark - Thank you for taking the time to write a review and let us know about your visit, and for being an ambassador of not only Cleveland history, but auto and aviation history as well. Please stop in and see us again soon.

Reviewed July 27, 2018

This was our third visit and we'd go again. Our grandkids loved it. So much to see so plan to be there all day. It's walkable from a number of hotels. Exhibits change from time to time. Be sure to take in the videos and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Christine - Thanks for taking a moment to write a review and sharing your experience with us and others. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and that you've been to visit us 3 times! Please be sure to come in...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for this trip down memory lane! Every year from 1957-1969 our family, along with my aunt, uncle and cousins , would converge on The Beach on nickel day and ride our hearts out! Your lovely display of memorabilia brought it all back in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for joining us for Euclid Beach Park Day! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the day with us, especially the Lolly the Trolly tours which were new this year. We sincerely hope you will Save The Date (June 20, 2019) and join...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

A wonderful combination of artifacts of the history and industry of Northern Ohio. The carousel was refurbished over years with great care and sits within a specially designed museum room addition and was rescued from Euclid Beach, a popular local amusement park dating back over...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Hi John - Thank you for taking a moment to write a review. We're pleased to hear you enjoy the pieces of our collection, and the story it tells of the region once known as the Western Reserve. Also, we couldn't agree more that the...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

I love history and learning about the cities I’m visiting. This history center was lacking a flow. There is one room with a video which was excellent. In that room there are several Cleveland related artifacts which were wonderful. Note, too many were tucked away...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Cleveland H, Public Relations Manager at Cleveland History Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

We wanted to take a second to thank you for providing us with feedback about your visit. We are very sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy your visit, and felt our spaces didn’t properly portray Cleveland’s story. Please know, Cleveland Starts Here®️ Is just the...More

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