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Ohio
Museum of Radio and Television
Address
Phone
Web Site
http://oak.cats.ohiou.edu/~postr/MRT/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Broadcasting

Ohio
Caldwell
Baker Glass Museum & Antique Gallery
805 Cumberland Street
Caldwell OH
Phone 
740 732-6410
Web Site  http://www.noblecountyohio.com/bakermuseum.html
Description  private collection of over 100,000 pieces
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection G-M  Glass
Collection N-Z  Porcelain

  Ohio
Canton
Canton Classic Car Museum
Market Avenue W
Canton OH  44702
Phone 
330 455-3603
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

Ohio
Canton
McKinley Museum and McKinley National Monument
800 McKinley Monument Drive NW
Canton OH 44708
Phone 330 455-7043
Web Site  www.mckinleymuseum.org
Description monument and burial place of president, with a separate museum and Planetarium
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Research /Reading Library
Last changed: 01/06/2003

National First Ladies' Library
Saxton McKinley House
331 Market Avenue South
Canton OH  44702
Phone 
330 452-0876
Web Site  http://www.firstladies.org/
Description  housed in family home of Ida McKinley, wife of President William McKinley, library aims to create comprehensive archives of all first ladies
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Research /Reading  Library
 

  OH

  Canton

  Pro Football Hall of Fame

  2121 George Halas Drive NW

  Canton  OH 44708    

  Phone   330 456-8207

  Web Site  www.profootballhof.com/

  Description  professional football hall of fame

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Football

  New or Updated:  1/7/2005

 
    OH
 
Carrolton
 
Susie's Museum of Childhood at Bluebird Farm
 
190 Alamo Road
 
Carrolton    OH
 
Phone   330 627-7980
 
Web Site  http://www.bluebird-farm.com/
 
Description  Raggedy Ann & Andy, Steiff animals, dolls of varied composition, Shirley
                   
Temple, Mickey Mouse
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Collection A-F Dolls
 
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
New or Updated:   7/14/2004
 
  Ohio
Cincinnati
Cincinnati Fire Museum
315 West Court Street
Cincinnati OH  45202
Phone 
513 621-5553
Web Site  www.cincinet.com/firemuseum/
Description  hands on activities - video, fire pole slide, pumper truck to climb on
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting

Ohio
Cincinnati
Gray History of Wireless Museum

Crosley Communications Building
1223 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.graymuseum.org/
E-mail  mailto:W1QDV@cs.com
Description  radio and wireless communication, over 1000 items on display
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunication

  OH

  Cincinnati

  William Howard Taft National Historic Site

  2038 Auburn Avenue

  Cincinnati  OH  45219    

  Phone  513 684-3262

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/wiho/

  Description  William Howard Taft's birthplace and early childhood home

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:   5/31/2006

 
  Ohio
Cleveland
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland OH  44106
Phone 
216 721-5722
Web Site  http://www.wrhs.org/sites/auto.htm
Description  200 antique, vintage & classic autos & aircraft
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  Western Reserve Historical Society
 

  OH

  Cleveland

  Dittrick Medical History Center

  11000 Euclid Ave

  Cleveland  OH        44106    

  Phone   216 368-3648

  Web Site  http://www.cwru.edu/artsci/dittrick/site2/

  Description  Rare books, 60,000 medical objects, images, online exhibits

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industry

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:             8/22/2005
 

  OH

  Cleveland

  International Women's Air and Space Museum

  Room 165, Burke Lakefront Airport

  1501 N Marginal Road

  Cleveland  OH  44114    

  Phone 216-623-1111

  Web Site www.iwasm.org

  Description  located at Burke Lakefront Airport,

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  Group Identity Women

  New or Updated:  6/14/2006
 

  Cleveland

  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  One Key Plaza

  751 Erieside Ave

  Cleveland  OH   44114    

  Phone   216 781-7625

  Web Site  www.rockhall.com

  Description  performers, producers, instruments, clothing

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Music

  Collection A-F Costume

  Collection G-M  Musical Instruments

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:   12/13/2005
 

  OH

  Cleveland

  Steamer William G Mather Museum

  305 Old Erieside Ave

  Cleveland OH  44114    

  Phone   216 574-6262

  Web Site http://wgmather.nhlink.net/

  Alt Web http://www.hnsa.org/ships/mather.htm

  Description  retired Great Lake bulk freighter

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Ship

  New or Updated:  6/5/2006
 

  OH

  Cleveland

  USS Cod Submarine

  1089 East 9th Street

  Cleveland OH   44114    

  Phone  216 566-8770

  Web Site http://www.usscod.org/

  E-mail  mailto:usscod@usscod.org

  Description  WW II submarine Cod made seven patrols in WW II, submarine with

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Ship

  Era  WW II

  New or Updated:  6/11/2006

 
  Ohio
Dayton
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
22 South Williams Street
MAIL: PO Box 9280 Dayton 45409
Dayton OH  45407
Phone 
937 225-7705
Web Site  www.nps.gov/daav
E-mail  daav_resource_management@nps.gov
Description  celebrates Orville & Wilbur Wright and Paul Laurence Dunbar in four sites - Wright Cycle Co and Wright Print Shop, Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Wright Brothers Aviation Center, Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Group Identity  African American

National Aviation Hall of Fame
1 East 5th Street
Dayton OH   45402
Phone 
937 256-0944
Web Site  www.nationalaviation.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

 

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Ohio
Dover
Warhter's Carving Museum
331 Karl Avenue
Dover OH  44622
Phone 
330 343-7513
Web Site  www.warthers.com
E-mail  info@warthers.com
Description  200 carvings by an early 1900's master, and more than 30 more from his grandson
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Arts
Collection N-Z  Woodcarving
 

  OH

  Fostoria

  Glass Heritage Gallery

  109 North Main St

  Fostoria  OH

  Phone   419 435-5077

  Web Site  http://www.fostoriaglass.com/gallery_info.htm

  Description  over 1000 pieces blown by 13 local glass companies

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection G-M  Glass

  New or Updated:  11/13/2004
 

  OH

  Fremont

  Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center

  Spiegel Grove

  Fremont  OH   43420    

  Phone 419 332-2081

  Web Site www.rbhayes.org/

  Description  retirement estate of Hayes, first presidential library, house and museum

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:  11/1/2006

Ohio
Harrison
American Watchmakers Institute Educational Library
701 Enterprise Drive
Harrison OH  45030
Phone 
513 367-9800
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Clocks
Collection N-Z  Watches
Research /Reading  Library

Ohio
Jefferson
Victorian Perambulator Museum
26 East Cedar Street
Jefferson OH  44047
Phone 
440 576-9588
Web Site  http://www.webspawner.com/users/carriage/
Description  185 antique baby carriages
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

Ohio
Mansfield
Living Bible Museum
500 Tingley Avenue
Mansfield OH  44905
Phone 
419 524-0139
Web Site  www.livingbiblemuseum.org
Description  41 dioramas of Bible scenes, collection of Votive Folk Art
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

Ohio
Marietta
Harmar Station Historical Model Railroad Museum
220 Gilman Street
Marietta OH  45750
Phone 
740 374-9995
Web Site  www.eekman.com/harmarstation/
E-mail  mailto:jmoberg@charter.net
Description  CLOSED 1/5/2002
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  OH

  Marion

  President Harding Home and Museum

  380 Mount Vernon Avenue

  Marion OH    43302    

  Phone  740 387-9630

  Web Site http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/harding/

  Toll Free 800 600-6894

  Description  Warren G Harding lived here from his wedding until he went to

                    Washington as president

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era 1891

  Owner/Operator:  Friends of Harding Home and Memorial

  New or Updated:  11/21/2006

 
    Ohio

  Medina

  America's Ice Cream & Dairy Museum

  1050 Lafayette Road

  Medina  OH  44256    

  Phone  330 722-3839

  Web Site www.elmfarm.com

  E-mail  mailto:elmfarm1934@aol.com

  Description  one time dairy plant holds history of ice cream from the cow on, 1905

                    soda fountain, 1890's ice cream parlor

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type  Factory

  New or Updated:  7/19/2007
 

  Medina

  Medina Toy & Train Museum

  7 Public Square

  Medina OH  44256    

  Phone   330 764-4455

  Web Site  BROKEN:www.medinatoymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mmishne@nobleknights.com

  Alt Web  http://www.visitmedinacounty.com/html/historicalsocieties/default.htm

  Description  toys, dolls, train layout, engines, car & airplane models, 50 dolls, books

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection A-F Dolls

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated: 11/1/2004

 
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