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

Tours of the first floor of Perkins Stone Mansion are available Thursday through Saturday from       1 - 4 p.m. with the last tour starting at 3:30 p.m.  The John Brown House is currently only open on Saturdays during construction of Phase III "Accessible to All."  Masks are required for inside tours.

The cost is $5 for adults, $2 for seniors and veterans, $1 for students, children 6 and under are free.

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

Outside Society program funding provided in part by the Akron Community Foundation, County of Summit, Huntington-Akron Foundation, and the Modibo Mutton Hill Fund at the Akron Community Foundation.

Properties are closed:

  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving and Black Friday
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve & New Year's Day