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Kent State University Museum

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515 Hilltop Drive, Kent, OH
+1 330-672-3450
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Beautiful facility

This museum is small but well worth the visit. It is laid out in three different collections that... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
J L
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My kids love this place!!!!

This is very educational but also entertaining. My 13 year old daughter loved learning about the... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
OhioFamilyValues
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This museum is small but well worth the visit. It is laid out in three different collections that rotate out for either six, nine or 12 months. Although the timeline collection is permanent, the clothing is also rotated. Presently there are a fringe through time...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is very educational but also entertaining. My 13 year old daughter loved learning about the different styles in different eras. Very classy!

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I stopped by to look around and get out of the heat one weekday afternoon and didn't see that they charge ($5). The large tour guy made me feel like I'd committed a major crime with the way he followed and approached as I almost...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

This display was DIS ABLED Beauty. What an eye opener for those of us without disabilities and how great to have all of these special items for those who are disabled.

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

I happened to be on Kent State's campus for families weekend and decided to visit the museum. Wonderful collection of glass and displays of fashions through the years. I really enjoyed the exhibit located on the first floor devoted to the evolution of hearing aids,...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

There are some spectacular displays that are unbeknownst to most locals and those living in northeast Ohio. Worth taking a couple of hours to appreciate.

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

My daughter attends Kent State as a Fashion student, and we have visited the museum a couple of times. Enjoy the exhibits, but wish there were more. Would love to see traveling exhibits from clothing designers or an added exhibit added to show costumes made...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I first visited this museum in 2000 and was very impressed. 16 years later it's hard to believe it's the same museum. The exhibit of the evolution of fashion in the US over the past 200 years is fascinating and still the highlight but the...More

Thank LL28
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

Time line of fashion exhibit was quite interesting as it placed clothing into the context of what was happening in the Western World. This exhibit segues, space-wise into their extensive glass collection display with indepth examples of famous Ohio glass factories and craftspeople. The second...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2016

allow about two hours to explore this wonderful museum. Costumes and clothing displays were beautiful and well presented. The descriptions were complete and the additional videos available made it a great experience.

Thank SDDots
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