upcoming events

04/24 - 04/27
Gilbert & Sullivan Operas at YSU

04/25 - 04/28
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Legends!

04/27
Mill Creek MetroParks Farm Tour

05/01
Spring Garden Lecture: Amy Stewart

05/02 - 05/04
Dave and Ed's Super Auto Events

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Enjoy all that our Mahoning Valley has to offer! Unique attractions, from world-class museums, to the exciting new OH WOW! hands-on learning center for children are just waiting for you to discover. Historic sites, concerts and special events at the Covelli Centre, an exotic animal sanctuary...so much to see and do!

  • Butler Institute of American Art

    Spend a day exploring the treasures of the Butler Institute of American Art. Known worldwide as "America's Museum", The Butler is the first museum dedicated to housing works created solely by American artists. Constructed of Georgian marble in the Italian Renaissance Revival style, the...
  • Fellows Riverside Gardens

    Fellows Riverside Gardens is a free public garden located at the northern end of Mill Creek MetroParks. This twelve-acre display garden features a landscape of remarkable beauty with diverse and colorful plant displays, roses of all classes, seasonal displays of annuals, perennials, and flowering...
  • Lanterman's Mill & Covered Bridge

    One of Mahoning County's most historic and most photographed landmarks, Lanterman's Mill was built in 1845-46 by German Lanterman and Samuel Kimberly. Restored in 1982-85, this community treasure represents one of the many pioneer industries developed along Mill Creek and operates today as it...
  • Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor

    The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, operated by the Ohio Historical Society and Youngstown State University, provides a dramatic overview of the impact of the iron and steel industry on Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.  Designed by noted architect Michael Graves...
  • OH WOW! Children's Center for Science & Technology

    OH WOW!, the Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, is a welcoming place where children and adults can explore and play in an environment that fosters learning skills and knowledge through HANDS-ON interactive exhibits rooted in...
  • Arms Family Museum

    Greystone, the magnificent 1905 Arts & Crafts-style residence of Olive and Wilford Arms, is preserved a century later as the Arms Family Museum of Local History. The first floor features original period rooms that highlight the Arms' love of handicraft, medieval architecture and the...
  • Noah's Lost Ark Exotic Animal Sanctuary

    This unique facility is dedicated to providing a permanent, safe environment for abused and unwanted exotic animals. Noah's provides these magnificent creatures the opportunity to live out the rest of their lives in a safe and caring environment. Get an up-close look at lions, tigers, leopards...
  • Covelli Centre

    Located midway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Covelli Centre is Northeast Ohio's newest destination for family entertainment. Youngstown, an attractive 'in-between' city, now sees first-rate events making a stop to entertain the area. Families can expect to see chart-topping musicians, jaw-...
  • Mahoning County Courthouse

    The Mahoning County Courthouse was Designed by Charles F. Owsley in the Second Wren Renaissance Revival Style. The cornerstone was laid on June 11, 1908 and construction was completed in 1910. This majestic building has an expansive marble lobby floor with 12 marble columns. At the center, the...
  • McDonough Museum of Art

    The McDonough Museum of Art at Youngstown State University functions as a center for contemporary art, ideas and education. The Museum supports student, faculty, and alumni work. Hours:Tue-Sat 11:00am-4:00pm
  • National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon

    A replica of the shrine in Harissa, Lebanon, the grounds include a 55-ft. tower topped by a 16-ft. statue of the Virgin Mary carved in rose granite. The Prince of Peach Chapel, St. Joseph's Garden, outdoor Stations of the Cross and large religious gift shop complete the complex. A beautiful,...
  • Ward Beecher Planetarium-Youngstown State University

    A variety of interesting astronomy programs for the public presented January through May and September through December. Please check website for public program schedule.
  • TP Auto Car Collection Museum

    Features a collection of beautifully restored antique vehicles. Highlight is a National Award-winning 1939 Cadillac LaSalle. Stroll past these rare automobiles and check out the price of gasoline on the the old-time pumps - 17 cents a gallon! Hours:Sat 10am-3pmopen for groups by appointment
  • Mahoning Dispatch

    Established in 1877 as the area's weekly newspaper, The Dispatch operated for 91 years. The Canfield Historical Society maintains this site, which contains a treasure trove of old printing presses. Hours:Fri-Sat 11am-4pmSun 1pm-4pm
  • War Vets Museum

    This museum houses over 36,000 artifacts from the Revolutionary War up through present day Iraq battles. Lower level has an interesting train display. Hours:7 days, 9am-3pm
  • Canfield Fairgrounds

    Home of the famous Canfield Fair--the largest county fair in the state of Ohio--in its 164th year. Other events during the year include dog shows, horse hows, Dave & Ed's Super Auto Events.
  • Western Reserve Village

    Western Reserve Village is located on the south end of the Canfield Fairgrounds. The village is a recreation of a typical Connecticut Western Reserve community. It features nine buildings, moved from their original locations, with wonderful artifacts. A carriage museum with 19th century...
  • Shaker Woods Grounds

    Home to the popular Shaker Woods Festival, now in its 29th year. Other events include Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Woods, held in October, and Antiques in the Woods, held in September.