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

Our museum buildings are open for holiday tours by appointment.

First floor tours of the Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House start December 1st. The theme is a "Quilted Christmas." Please call 330.535.1120 to make an appointment or purchase tickets online at EventBrite.

Masks are required for inside tours.

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

Properties are closed:

  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving and the next day
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve & New Year's Day