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 the 2022 season with tours by appointment. Tours may be reserved on EventBrite or by calling the Society office at 330.535.1120.

Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Fridays: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

If you would like a tour on a different date and time, please contact the Society office to see if your request may be accommodated.

The Society office has limited hours. 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