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Hoover Historical Center

1875 E Maple St, North Canton, OH 44720-3331
+1 330-490-7435
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A Must!

This tour is awesome! Even my 13 yr old son loved it. If you are visiting Canton, OH you Must swing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelin2010
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baltimore,md
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Nice Tour

This is definately worth the stop. The tour is about an hour, and covers the entire history of the... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Sheryl B
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Bethesda, Maryland
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FREE ADMISSION and wheelchair accessible to Experience the Hoover Legacy: Hoover Company history is preserved amid Victorian elegance in decor, family furnishings, vintage ladies fashions all accenting Hoover history with products, vintage ads and materials Hoover produced for WWII. Hoover family photographs and keepsakes enhance the story of the Hoover Legacy. Interactives include hearing the first 1908 Hoover vacuum recorded Hoover songs.Manual vacuums from late 1800s tell the story of evolution of the vacuum cleaner. Enjoy the beauty of our award-winning gardens, all on original Hoover family homestead. Hoover museum is owned and operated by Walsh University. Tours hourly, 1,2,3,4p Thurs-Sat., March-October. Reservations required for groups of 8 or more and available weekdays when not open to public for hourly tours.Closed major holidays. Gift Shoppe We are little museum with a BIG HISTORY!
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1875 E Maple St, North Canton, OH 44720-3331
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is awesome! Even my 13 yr old son loved it. If you are visiting Canton, OH you Must swing by and visit! You won't be sorry. Just a fun and quirky tour.

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

This is definately worth the stop. The tour is about an hour, and covers the entire history of the vacuum. The early models are an absolute riot. The house itself is lovely, but apparently it was used as a design house, and there were some...More

Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

What a terrific little museum with a fabulous garden in back. The docent gave us a super tour of the house and barn and related an amazing history of the Hoover company and the man himself. Really interesting story concerning Hoover employees' children during WW2....More

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

This was the best time I have spent visiting a museum in a long time. I stopped later in the afternoon on a Saturday and received a memorable tour by the two tour guides teaching that day. The well organized displays show the development of...More

2  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Fascinating collection of vacuum cleaner and family memorabilia that captures the design creativity that goes into common household products.

1  Thank darnedifino
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Even if you don't know anything about North Canton, chances are you've owned a sweeper -- or more specifically, a Hoover! This little gem of a museum is both fun and interesting. A "must do" for anyone passing through the area or visiting.

2  Thank Judi C
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

I have to admit, I didn't know this place even existed! Christine, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the Hoover history. We got to see the development of the vacuum over the years. Definitely a place to stop in and visit!

1  Thank BricesMice
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

It was inspiring to hear the stories of the life of William Henry Hoover, and the Hoover Company. The tour guide had a passion for history. The tour takes about an hour and it's free.

1  Thank Kerri C
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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a guided tour of two historic buildings. My son loved this place! Artifacts aren't behind glass and the knowledgable tour guides made the experience even better. They answered his questions and seemed to enjoy sharing their site with us.

Thank CheapDad
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ahaines, Manager at Hoover Historical Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Thank you so much for your great review! We are very proud of our docents knowledge, professionalism and that they share Hoover history with such pride!

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Reviewed May 17, 2016

The boyhood home of William Henry Hoover. Tours are at 1, 2, 3 and 4 PM on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. They have some antique vacuums.

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ahaines, Manager at Hoover Historical Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Thank you so much for your great review! We are very proud of our docents knowledge and professionalism. They share Hoover history with an obvious pride it radiates from them!

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