For Families

Museum exhibits at The Arms Family Museum and Tyler History Center as well as the many public programs offered by the Historical Society are great opportunities for multi-generational learning!

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Bring history to life with your students!  MVHS has a wonderful historical children’s library and we’d be happy to tailor a story telling program for your class.  Just let us know what you are learning about and we will organize a program complete with activities and lessons.  This program is best suited for Pre-K through First … Continue reading Storytelling


Hidden Gems: Unique Objects from our Collection

The next exhibit in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery will bring to light some of the historical society’s rarely seen artifacts. We collect objects because they help to piece together the stories of the Mahoning Valley. Objects can tell us about the people who used them and about the period and culture from which … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Unique Objects from our Collection


Rayen High School Mural Now On Display

A newly constructed viewing stand allows for a 10′ section of the mural to be on display.


Beauty Revealed: Restored Paintings from the Wirt Collection

Now on exhibit at The Arms Family Museum


A Tale of Three Sisters

Clothing from the Arms Collection. Now open at The Arms Family Museum


The Benjamin Franklin Wirt Collection

A new exhibit is now open at The Arms Family Museum showcasing the eclectic collection of Benjamin Franklin Wirt.