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 open for tours by appointment in September and October, 2023.

Both houses will be closed for tours during the month of November as volunteers assist with decorating for the Society's Centennial Christmas.

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

Please note that the Society will host an event on the afternoon of Juneteenth, June 19th, but the office will not be open to the public as we prepare for programming.

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