Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society

10825 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106-1703

call: 216.721.5722, ext. 286

Preferred Partner of: City Visitor

The Western Reserve Historical Society exists to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit the possessions (and to collect and make available for scholarly research the documentation) of the diverse peoples who have made the Western Reserve and northeastern Ohio their home. In addition, the Society acts to preserve and interpret historic properties within the same region.

The History Center in Cleveland’s University Circle houses the following collections, galleries and facilities:

  • Bingham-Hanna & Hay-McKinney House
  • Crawford Auto Aviation Collection
  • Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel
  • Hands on History – NEW this summer!
  • In Grand Style: Fashions from the 1870s to the 1930s
  • Kidzibits Family Education Center
  • Research Library

Ride the restored 1910 Carousel at the History Center; 2 rides are included with the price of general admission!

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Public Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am to 5pm |  Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Please note, we are closed the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.)

Admission: WRHS Members and Active Military – Free | Adults – $10.00 | Seniors –  $9.00 | Veterans – $7.00 | Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00 | Children 2 and under – Free

Parking: Located behind the Cleveland History Center, off Magnolia Drive.

Parking Rates | Effective 1/1/2016
Public Parking Hours | Tuesday-Sunday 7am-6pm
First 2 Hours – $8 | Each Additional 30 Minutes – $1 | Daily Max – $15 | WRHS Members – $5/car flat rate (during museum hours only)

After Hours | Tuesday-Sunday 6:01 pm-6:59 am | Monday all day/night
Flat Rate – $10
Please note: If you pay in lane, we accept credit card only

Discount rates available for groups of 12 or more, contact to make your reservation.

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