Kent State University Museum

E. Main St. & S. Lincoln St.
Kent, OH 44240- Map It
Phone: (330) 672-3450

AAA Editor Notes

Kent State University Museum is in Rockwell Hall at 515 Hilltop Dr. at jct. E. Main and S. Lincoln sts. This 1927 Beaux-Arts building was the college's first library. Focusing on fashion and decorative arts, the museum houses one of the nation's largest and finest collections of 18th- through 21st-century American and European gowns and traditional dress. Also featured are historic women's periodicals, international textiles, decorative arts, collectible glass and paintings. Eight galleries feature changing exhibitions from a permanent collection of nearly 40,000 pieces. Guided tours are available by reservation. Guided tours are available.
$5; $4 (ages 55+); $3 (ages 7-18); free (Sun.).
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-4:45 (also Thurs. 4:45-8:45), Sun. noon-4:45. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.