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With kids, must see!

Unique fun for families. Always something new since last visit. If you enjoy books or even if you... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Findlay, Ohio
Full of Happy Memories!!

As an avid reader, this is a magical tour through the children's books that I loved. This is a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Julie B
Findlay, Ohio
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Unique fun for families. Always something new since last visit. If you enjoy books or even if you don't!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joanthomasriley
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

As an avid reader, this is a magical tour through the children's books that I loved. This is a hidden treasure!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

They typically have 400 or so items up in several exhibitions — out of a collection of thousands, which were mostly donated by the artists. A must-see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Prof1950
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a wonderful place to be. It is one of the largest children's illustration museums in existence. Could spend a lot of time here. Great for children's groups. They have visiting authors come in. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Carla T
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Mazza is a wonderful unique children’s book illustration museum. It’s fascinating to see the actual artwork that is used to illustrate children’s books and then see the end process in a book. Check out Funday Sundays for an over the top completely free kid friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jccarr30
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Mazza Gallery at the University of Findlay is a rare gem. The gallery features original works of art from children's books illustrators. This is an outstanding collection. As you look around, you're sure to recognize many books from your childhood. Seeing the original illustrations...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great little gem of a place. They have original illustrations for children's books alongside the printed book. The docents are great at engaging children and finding hidden things in the paintings. There's also some historical information and seeing how a pop up...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Holly R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great small gallery for young children or fans of children's illustrations. A hidden gem in the middle of the University of Findlay.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ishumoo
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The University of Findlay, a private liberal arts college with more than 4,000 students. Its best-known programs are in education and equestrian studies [!]. In keeping with the campus’s emphasis on education, its Mazza Museum houses what at first may seem an unusual collection: artwork...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great time with grandkids. They have lots for the kids and great interaction. Provides attention getters and also educational.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from joanthomasriley | Reviewed this property |
There are so many wonderful things to see, and a great gift shop. They can also adjust if your group is a certain age or has a specific interest.