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Mansfield Memorial Museum

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Interesting museum

Stopped for the first time. The Westinghouse exhibits were really interesting, especially the... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
jkzoo
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Mansfield, Ohio
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Came here with my friend Ed Olson on a bleak snowy night. Whilst he was chairing a meeting, I was... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
tthemickstar
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Sep 9, 2018
“Interesting museum”
Feb 15, 2018
“First visit”
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The Mansfield Memorial Museum established in 1889, is the oldest museum in Richland County. Founded by Edward Wilkinson who, as an avid collector of specimens and artifacts for the Smithsonian Institute, Carnegie Natural History Museum and Peabody...more
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34 Park Ave W, Mansfield, OH 44902-1603
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Stopped for the first time. The Westinghouse exhibits were really interesting, especially the robots.The collections of military uniforms and the Richland County area artifiacts were also quite impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Came here with my friend Ed Olson on a bleak snowy night. Whilst he was chairing a meeting, I was left to my own devices and had a good look around - fascinating stuff here including the world's first robots, from waaaaay back in 1939...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

shows some of our local history and has a lot of world war II items. check for hours open before you come

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We decided to stop by the museum on a whim while visiting Mansfield and are we glad that we did. Nice quaint place that has a lot of history! Not only the items inside the museum but the building itself. We had an excellent tour...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank David J
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Lot's of Westinghouse and Robot Items and Information. Many items regarding Aviation and the Building itself is Wonderful.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank DeLee P
Reviewed February 24, 2016

I (Tom) got to serve as an attendant once at this museum, and was fascinated by it. It's as though someone closed the door on the museum many decades ago, and it hadn't been touched since. I was there long before any of the "When...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed September 27, 2015

This museum is chock full of interesting things to see! It has a small town feel to it, but at the same time - very nationalistic. The highlights are the model airplanes on display (hundreds of them from every decade), local history/industry timeline objects and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank Porthos7
Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you live in the area, you really must visit. There have a wonderfully eclectic collection of items. It's a small museum, but you can easily spend two hours exploring it.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank belletrenini
Reviewed January 24, 2015

This little museum is in a historic Soldiers and Sailors home. There is some really cool stuff such as a early robot that was in some movies. Really neat technology, civil war stuff and some very unique taxidermy items. Keep your eyes out for the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Quila S
Reviewed September 7, 2014

Small, quirky, and only open during the summer, but still well worth a visit in my opinion. This little museum is home to Elektro - one of the very first robots built in the 1930s for display at the World's Fair. The museum also has...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Velvet D
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