By Roxy Mazzarella-Reminick
Posted On: Sep 13, 2022
Smithsonian Magazine is hosting annual Museum Day, offering free entry to participating museums on Saturday, September 17. Be sure to print off your Museum Day ticket, which includes admission for two guests. Take a trip and visit one of these 17 participating Ohio museums!
The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology** – Preserving Licking County's industrial past was the original vision for The Works. This Newark spot is now an interactive learning center for all ages.
David Warther Carvings Museum in Sugarcreek
Cleveland History Center** – Old cars, historic mansions, and heritage of the Western Reserve are all on display at Cleveland History Center. Which happens to be the headquarters for the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS).
David Warther Carvings – Anyone interested in Maritime Art and wood carving should visit this museum in Sugarcreek. And take home a knife from the gift shop!
Fort Laurens Museum – Head to Dover in Tuscarawas County and learn about this site's connection to the Revolutionary War.
Hower House Museum – See what life was like when you visit the Hower House Museum. This Victorian mansion in Akron stands a perfect example of the style and aesthetic of the period.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – Beachwood's Maltz Museum (near Cleveland) is for anyone interested in the history of the area, the role diversity plays in America, and the connection of the human experience.
Massillon Museum* – Experience artistic history before you even enter this museum. The art and history's current home is a 1931 art deco building.
The National Museum of Psychology** – Opened in 2018 at The University of Akron, the museum displays the role of psychology as a science, profession, and point of social change.
Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum – Operated by the Dover Historical Society, this 19th century mansion was the former residence of industrialist Jeremiah E. Reeves. Tour this turn-of-the-century site and take in original furniture and antiques.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati
Cincinnati Museum Center** – For 200 years, CMC (which includes Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, and The Children's Museum) has showcased millions of works. Inside the art deco train station of Union Terminal, even the building itself is a must-see!
Harmon Museum and Art Gallery** – Inside this Lebanon museum, you'll find four art galleries, historical artifacts, textile collection, Shaker objects, research library, and even a recreated 1800s town square.
The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center – Located in Cincinnati, the center strives to educate and remember victims of the Holocaust.
**Smithsonian Affiliate Museum