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McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great monument...okay museum

The monument for President McKinley was amazing, it was a wonderful resting place to respect a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charleston, West Virginia
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A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That . . .

This site is best described as a very good local museum. It has the impressive McKinley Monument... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chesterland, Ohio
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The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is a family friendly history and science Museum dedicated to the history of the 25th President, William McKinley and to the history of Stark County. The McKinley National Memorial is also on the grounds of...more
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800 McKinley Monument Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708-4832
+1 330-455-7043
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first stop on Ohio tour of the ‘Dead Presidents’ that hubby and I are on. It is an absolutely beautiful memorial but it was closed for winter till April. So you can see it from the outside but can’t view the actual...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My granddaughter age 10 and I enjoyed our visit to the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. This museum is privately run and they do an excellent job keeping it up. The volunteers are very nice and informative. My granddaughter especially enjoyed the town and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monument for President McKinley was amazing, it was a wonderful resting place to respect a President. The museum was a mess and not planned out well. There wasn’t much space dedicated to McKinley’s life. He deserves better.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WVherd82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is best described as a very good local museum. It has the impressive McKinley Monument next to a museum that has compact displays of his life, of Stark County over the past two centuries, and of the local natural history (plus dinosaurs). McKinley...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the grandkids after not going for a few years. Everyone had an enjoyable time. We were able to see the planetarium show, which was very good. Quite a few exhibits we're added since the last time we were there. The kids had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Lot to do here see the monument or run up and Down the hundreds of steps to the science center and the history center with dinosaurs fossils and live fish to local history of canton and stark county and back behind the monument in section...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Just out for a drive through the McKinley Park to see all the beautiful Christmas lights! Some of the dancing light animation is worth the Drive through, take your time and it free!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 922queenw
Reviewed 25 November 2018

We arrived at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum on a chilly/snowy morning. The McKinley monument is a beautiful structure and I was looking forward to viewing the inside of the monument. However, after passing overflowing trash cans, we saw the sign that the monument...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I love this place. I used to take my son (who is now 34) several times a year when he was young. Now I'm taking by grandchildren. You can "feel" the history here. Perfect for all ages.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Terri P
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I remember my parents taking me here when I was young and enjoyed it. I know get to take my son to the same museum. The bottom part is the discovery party. There is animatronic dinosaur that moves its head and does a growl. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from onesguy | Reviewed this property |
10 for adults, seniors 9 and children 8. Military get a discount. Free Parking. And the Museum is not far from the Football Hall of Fame. You can do both things in one day if you start at 10AM or so. In between are the... More
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Response from Irishtiger525 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 60-90 minutes. More if you are reminiscing. The staff is quite helpful and it is handicapped accessible and there is an elevator. If anyone is ever in between going and not sure - Go by all means. Nature and history... More