Hours & Admission


Memories of Christmas Past

This special exhibit is now open at The Arms Family Museum.  The museum is equipped to handle any size group during regular open hours.  Visit our EVENTS page for special weekend programs and admission specials.

Arms Family Museum

Address & Hours

648 Wick Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44502

Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Thursdays (through January 4, 2018)
Noon to 7:00 p.m.

Media Archives Hours:
Tuesday-Friday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Weekend hours by appointment

Regular Admission

$7.00 Adults
$6.00 Seniors (60+)
$6.00 College Students
$5.00 Children (3-18)
Under 3 free
MVHS Members Free
Admission includes a same day visit to all MVHS sites

Group Tours

Tours with 10 or more people should call ahead to schedule a time. Tours can be scheduled beginning at 9:00 a.m. on weekdays and Noon on weekends. Regular admission fees apply

Museum Information

The Museum is closed on Mondays and all National Holidays. The Museum is handicap accessible. Parking is available in the marked lot on the South side of the museum. During Memories of Christmas Past additional parking is available behind the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (the next driveway from the Arms Museum lot) and on weekends in YSU lots if the parking gates are open.

After Hours Tours

A group of 10 or more people can schedule an after hours tour of the museum. Cost is $100 plus regular admission per person. 50% deposit due at booking.

Tyler History Center

Address & Hours

325 West Federal Street
Youngstown, OH 44503

Exhibit Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Archives Hours
Tuesday-Saturday
12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Regular Admission

$7.00 Adults
$6.00 Seniors (60+)
$6.00 College Students
$5.00 Children (3-18)
Under 3 free
MVHS Members Free
Admission includes a same day visit to all MVHS sites

History Center Parking

Street parking in front of the History Center is free for two hours.  Daily parking is available on the west side of the building (bridge side) for $2.50. The pay box is located at the W. Federal Street sidewalk. Place payment in the numbered slot which corresponds to the number on the parking spot.  The parking lot on the east side of the building (Home Savings side) is a monthly permit lot, cars parked there without a tag will be towed.  For rental events, parking is in the lot on the west side of the building, unless otherwise specified.

Tyler History Center

The Arms Family Museum

Driving Directions

From the northwest (Cleveland, Toledo): Take Ohio Turnpike to Exit 218. Follow I-80 East to I-680, Youngstown. Take Exit 4A, Route 422 East and proceed to the Wick Avenue exit. Turn right onto Wick Avenue.  Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right.

From the north (Ashtabula): Take Route 11 South to I-80 West. Take Route 711 South (exits left). Exit at Gypsy Lane and make a left onto Gypsy. Cross Belmont Ave. (Rt. 193); at the fourth traffic light after Belmont, turn right onto Fifth Ave. Drive down Fifth until you get to Rt. 422 (look for the YSU stadium), then cross the overpass and turn left onto the Eastbound Service Road, staying on the service road as you pass the stadium. Cross the Elm Street intersection, then turn right onto Wick.  Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right.

From the east (western Pennsylvania): Take I-80 to Route 711 South (Exits left). Exit at Gypsy Lane and make a left onto Gypsy. Cross Belmont Ave. (Rt. 193); at the fourth traffic light after Belmont, turn right onto Fifth Ave.  Drive down Fifth until you get to Rt. 422 (look for the YSU stadium), then cross the overpass and turn left onto the Eastbound Service Road, staying on the service road as you pass the stadium. Cross the Elm Street intersection, then turn right onto Wick.  Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right.

From the southeast (Pittsburgh): Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 234 (16A) on the Ohio Turnpike. From there, take I-680 approximately 10 miles to Exit 6 (Route 62 and Hubbard). Follow signs for Youngstown State University and take Route 422 West. Take the first Exit (Wick Avenue) and turn left on Wick.  Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right. 

From the south: Take Ohio Route11 North to I-680. From I-680, take Exit 4A, Route 422 East. Exit the freeway at Wick Avenue and turn right on Wick.  Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right.

From the west (Akron): Take I-71 or I-77 to I-76 East. Where I-80 and I-76 divide, follow I-80 until it intersects with I-680 to Youngstown. Follow I-680 to Exit 4A, Route 422 East. Exit the freeway at Wick Avenue and turn right on Wick. Enter the visitor’s parking lot just past the museum on your right.