The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, OH grounds are open to the public for free during daylight hours.

The Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House are closed for tours during the month of November as we transform the museums for the Society's Centennial Christmas.

Tours will resume on December 1st.

Free for Society members; $10 per adult; $8 per senior or veteran; $2 for students; children ages 6 and younger are no cost

The Society office has limited hours. Please call 330.535.1120 or email

Properties are closed in 2023 on the following:

  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Juneteenth Day (or observance of date)
  • Labor Day
  • November - in preparation of our holiday decorating 
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve & New Year's Day