Quality Inn & Conference Center
2940 Chenoweth Road
Akron, OH 44312
Phone: (330) 644-7126
Fax: (330) 644-1776
Arts & Museums
Museum dedicated to educating people about the history of aviation and its impact upon society. Exhibits include vintage military and significant civilian aircraft. Guided tours are available.
This museum and gallery showcases the work of a third-generation metal worker, Don Drumm, who used his skills to follow the path of art, and pioneered the use of cast aluminum as an artistic medium; he has created sculptures that range in size from three inches to ten stories tall, as well as creating wonderful metalwork jewelry, cookware and more.
This next-generation science centre offers visitors an innovative, exciting, dynamic, and interactive experience by using state-of-the-art interactive techniques and technologies to present an exploration of inventions and inventors; also located on the site is The National Inventors Hall of Fame.
With an aim to offer discoveries that will interest people of all ages and tastes, this museum hosts changing exhibitions of paintings, photography, sculptures, and other media, features a sculpture garden, and can accommodate tours for schools and large groups; gallery lectures are presented, as well as family art classes.
This art gallery and bookstore features ethnic art and gifts from Peru, Africa, Afghanistan and many other countries, and on selected nights screens international films; the gallery also offers in-house workshops.
Originally the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens comprised of 3,000 acres (1214.06 hectares) in 1916 and was built amid 1912-1915 for F. A. Seiberling. It featured a Tudor Revival 65-room Manor House and the largest landscape gardens. Today the grand estate has seized down to 70 acres (28.33 hectares) yet is one of the most elegant mansions and ornate gardens of the country. The mansion is one of the best examples of Tudor Revival architecture and has well kept period decor that gives a glimpse of a bygone era. The themed gardens such as the Breakfast Room Garden, English Garden, Birch Allee Vista, Japanese Garden, Lagoon and The Dell are a delight to all visitors. The Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens also houses the Corbin Conservatory, a beautiful Gothic style greenhouse and the Gate Lodge where Alcoholics Anonymous took form. Home to the Ohio Shakespeare Festival and The Annual Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show, a visit to this magnificent place is a must when in the city.
Floyd Little, Larry Csonka, Barry Sanders, Thurman Thomas are few of the greatest football legends to have their portraits exhibited at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in Canton. America is known to be a big fans of football, thus, it is of no surprise that the Pro Football Hall Of Fame exists in Canton; where fans of the game can come and admire their respective heroes and learn a thing or two about their lives. The museum hosts various sports-related events and workshops. Besides, there are well-equipped spaces within the hall that can accommodate wide-range of corporate, social and private events. Thus, if you are a football fanatic and you are visiting Canton, do head for the Pro Football Hall Of Fame and have a great time. For further details do visit their website.
Houses a collection of memorabilia of various sports groups dating back to the early years of softball and bowling. Exhibits include historic team pictures and pictures of local individuals that have played baseball, football, softball and basketball. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Museum featuring the McKinley National Memorial, Ramsayer Research Library, Discover World, Hoover Price Planetarium, and the museum shoppe.
Features touring and original exhibitions throughout the year. Holds a permanent collection of over 1,200 pieces with a focus on American watercolors and works on paper from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as contemporary ceramics.
The First Ladies National Historic Site is a highlight in the Canton cityscape. The Ida Saxton McKinley Historic Home preserves and conserves the house of the First Lady. The Education and Research Center is another immensely significant highlight. Here, the first floor features a large exhibition hall, a theater, and a miniature library room that depicts some of the most iconic artifacts of First Lady Abigail Fillmore. The second story constitutes the National First Ladies’ Library. Several other rooms in the building comprise of conference spaces, storage as well as office spaces. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 2001.
Antique and classic car museum with over 40 vehicles from 1907-1981. Lots of memoribilia, petrolania, toys, period clothing and more. Excellent automotive gift shop.