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Hoover Historical Center

"Preserving the Hoover Legacy" -- View Victorian elegance in decor, family furnishings, vintage ladies' fashions which accent the legacy of The Hoover Company on the Hoover family homestead. This museum voted a finalist as one of Stark County's best museums!

Tours begin in primitive 1840s building with family history and evolution of cleaning devices with manual sweepers from the late 1800s. Victorian home features Hoover's first 1908 electric suction sweeper advancements each decade through current product line. Vintage ads and Company memorabilia with interactives  throughout. War memorabilia is also exhibited.  Company awards displayed includes Pro Football Hall of Fame Parade awards from Hoover floats and sponsorship trophies.
Displays include employee service anniversary awards.

Award-winning Herb Gardens add another dimension to the Hoover homestead which is on the National Register of Historic Sites.

Owned and operated by Walsh University. Museum Studies students assist with tours during school year.  

Open March - November with tours hourly, 1-4 p.m., Weds.-Sat. Admission is FREE  - Donations graciously accepted. Closed Sun-Tues and major holidays.  Group tours of 8 or more require advance reservations and available weekday mornings.
Address

Hoover Historical Center
1875 East Maple Street

North Canton, Ohio 44720

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (330) 499-0287
Voicemail: (330) 244-4667

E-mail Address(es)

ahaines@walsh.edu

Hours

Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Special Hours: Tours hourly, 1-4 pm AM tours for groups available by advance reservation

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Admission

$0.00: FREE
FREE Donations graciously accepted

Accepted Forms of Payment

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Parking

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