Join us for our 8th summer of Hands-On-History Open Houses at the Tyler History Center every Wednesday in July! Each week will feature a different local history theme. Hands-On activities include immersive programs, arts and crafts, games, toys, artifacts, dress-up clothing, and more!
The activities are FREE
Take a museum tour for half price admission!
July 3: Settling the Western Reserve
Learn about the Native Americans who called the Mahoning Valley home for thousands of years and discover the lives of the pioneers who settled in the Western Reserve.
July 10: Mahoning Valley Places
Explore the rich history of some of the Mahoning Valley’s most famous places, from Mill Creek Park and Greystone to Idora Park and the Butler.
July 17: Mahoning Valley People
Make ice cream like Harry Burt, fly with Mary Ann Campana, build masterpieces like P. Ross Berry, fight for justice like Harriet Taylor Upton, and so much more!
July 24: Mahoning Valley Progress
Learn about how life in the Mahoning Valley has changed over time and put your mark on the Valley’s future.
July 31: Celebrate Youngstown
Join us as we celebrate the food, heritage, people, and events that have made living in the Mahoning Valley so much fun!