Canal Exploration Center

7104 Canal Rd.
Valley View, OH 44125- Map It
Phone: (216) 524-1497

AAA Editor Notes

Canal Exploration Center is 1.5 mi. s. of Rockside Rd. at 7104 Canal Rd. at jct. Hillside Rd. in Valley View. Once used as a tavern, a general store and a residence, it now is a newly revised center offering exhibits, some of which are interactive, about the Ohio & Erie Canal. The exhibits connect topics relating to progress in the canal era that are relevant today: immigration, transportation and a free market economy. The general store sells a selection of goods reminiscent of the canal era.
Hours: Daily 10-4:30, June-Aug.; Wed.-Sun. 10-4:30, Sept.-Oct.; Wed.-Sun. 10-4, in May; Sat.-Sun. 10-4:30, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.