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Mansfield Memorial Museum

The museum is the oldest museum in Richland County founded in 1889. The museum is a step back in time to the late 1800’s. Artifacts on two floors of displays span from prehistoric to modern times. The museum houses many collections from early Native American, African, Asian, military, natural history, and local industry. A display of nearly 600 planes showing the history of aviation is on display 400 armored vehicles.

The museum houses the 3rd largest repository of original county records 1813-1880.  We are the permanent home of ELEKTRO, the Westinghouse robot built for the 1939 New York World’s Fair, oldest Surviving American Robot in the World. Call the museum for any hour changes. We can be open for schools, educational institutions during the week by appointment. Weekday appointments are also available for groups of 10 or more.  Please call for details.

Admission:  donations

To hear the Public Radio Clip featuring ELEKTRO that aired in Kentucky, click here.

Click here to read Mansfield Memorial Museum’s member spotlight.

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The museum is the oldest museum in Richland County founded in 1889. The museum is a step back in time to the late 1800’s. Artifacts on two floors of displays span from prehistoric to modern times. The museum houses many collections from early Native American, African, Asian, military, natural history, and local industry. A display of nearly 600 planes showing the history of aviation is on display as well as 400 armored vehicles.

The museum houses the 3rd largest repository of original county records from 1813-1880. The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building that houses the museum is an architectural wonder unchanged since the building opened in 1889. We are the permanent home of ELEKTRO, the Westinghouse robot built for the 1939 New York World’s Fair, oldest Surviving American Robot in the World.  Week day appointments are also available for groups of 20 or more.  Please call for details.

To hear the Public Radio Clip featuring ELEKTRO that aired in Kentucky, click here.

Click here to read Mansfield Memorial Museum’s member spotlight.

Contact
Scott Schaut
34 Park Avenue West
Mansfield, OH 44902
419-525-2491 or 419-524-9924
www.themansfieldmuseum.com or Email- sschaut@richnet.net

Tour Information

  • Hours: Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 12 noon-4pm. Closed Nov-April.  Other times by appointment.
  • Tour Length:  1 hour guide service available.
  • Maximum Size:  1 coach at a time-4 per day.
  • Payment Policy: Check, cash, pay-on-site
  • Complimentary Policy:  Driver and escort
  • Restrooms Available: Men-1 stall, 2 urinals; Women-2 stall.
  • Handicapped Accessibility: restrooms and chair lifts
  • Group Tour Price: $5.00
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