Directions, Hours & Admission

Location:

800 McKinley Monument Drive NW
Canton, OH 44708

Contact and Visitor Information:

330.455.7043 – Telephone


McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday

  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

McKinley National Memorial (Free to the public)

Hours: April 1-November 1

  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Ramsayer Research Library

The library is free to enter and accepts research requests. Please make an appointment to request information.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday

  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Hoover-Price Planetarium

Programs:

  • Saturdays at 1:00 and 2:00

See event calendar for times, descriptions, and age levels. 


The Museum and Library are closed on the following days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Admission:

  • Adult – $10
  • Sr. Adult – $9 (age 60 and above)
  • Children – $8 (ages 3-18)
  • 2 years old and under – free

 

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Joins Blue Star Museums Program for 2021 Season

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum has joined museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, 2021, and end on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021. Find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

The free admission program is available for those currently-serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.

 

From Cleveland
I-77 South to Exit 106
Turn left and proceed straight down hill
Turn right into Canton City Monument Park
Turn right at stop sign.

From Points South
I-77 North to Exit 105 (Tuscarawas St., Downtown)
Proceed straight through traffic light onto Elgin St.
Turn right onto 7th St. and immediately left into our entrance.

From Pittsburgh
PA Turnpike to OH Turnpike
I-76 West to I-77 South, exit 106
Turn left and proceed straight down hill
Turn right into Canton City Monument Park
Turn right at stop sign.

From Toledo
I-80 East to I-77 South, exit 106
Turn left and proceed straight down hill
Turn right into Canton City Monument Park
Turn right at stop sign.

From Columbus
I-71 North to Rte 30 East to I-77 North, exit 105 (Tuscarawas St. Downtown)
Proceed straight through traffic light onto Elgin St.
Turn right onto 7th St. and immediately left into our entrance.