MassMu is a free art and history museum, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It was originally housed in the former home of city founder James Duncan. In 1996, MassMu moved to its current location, a historic, 1931 art deco building in the heart of downtown Massillon. Its Studio M gallery showcases contemporary art in seven-week rotations, while the Fred F. Silk Community Room exhibits the products of community collaborations. The new Paul Brown Museum rotates exhibits semiannually, interpreting football heritage through lenses of both art and history. Expansion afforded MassMu the ability to create Gessner Hall, a space which hosts lectures, performances, and events. A large classroom allows MassMu to serve a broader audience with educational offerings. A pottery studio on the first floor will open soon, and the photographic darkroom will open in 2020. MassMu is dedicated to presenting quality exhibits, educational opportunities, and programs appealing to not only Massillon citizens, but visitors hailing from all over Ohio, and beyond. All main gallery labels are translated into braille text for those with low vision or blindness. MassMu recently finished construction of a Sensory Room for individuals with sensory challenges, is a member of Blue Star Museums, providing discounts to active military personnel and their families, and Museums for All, dedicated to making membership available at a 50% discount for those who qualify.