Hours & Visitor Information

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ADDRESS:

Kent State University Museum
515 Hilltop Drive 
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

(corner of E. Main and S. Lincoln Streets) 

HOURS & CLOSINGS:                     

Regular Hours: 
Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday  10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4:45 p.m.
Sunday  Noon to 4:45 p.m.
2017 Closings: 
New Year's Day January 1, 2017
Easter Sunday April 16, 2017
Independence Day July 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Day  November 23, 2017
Christmas Day December 25, 2017

 

ADMISSION:

General Admission $5.00
Senior Citizens (55+ years old)  $4.00
Students and children (7-18 years old)  $3.00
Children younger than 7 years old Free
Students, staff, and faculty with KSU ID Free
Any Sunday admission Free
Annual pass (includes 4 free guest passes per year)  $25

 

DIRECTIONS:

Map of Kent State University Museum

From Canton, Akron or Youngstown via Interstate 76: At exit 33 (Route 43, Kent/Hartville exit), turn north onto Route 43. Proceed to Route 59 in Kent.  Turn right onto Route 59. Merge right onto Main Street and proceed to the traffic light at Lincoln Street. Turn right onto South Lincoln Street.  Make the first left onto Hilltop Drive and enter Museum parking lot straight ahead.

Points West of Kent via Route 59: Drive east on Route 59 to Main Street in Kent.  Merge right onto Main Street (which is still Route 59) and proceed to the traffic light at Lincoln Street.  Turn right onto South Lincoln Street.  Make the first left onto Hilltop Drive and enter Museum parking lot straight ahead.

Warren and points East of Kent via Route 5: Take Route 5 west into Portage County to Route 59.  Drive west on Route 59 through Ravenna into the city of Kent to the traffic light at Lincoln Street.  Turn left on Lincoln Street. Make the first left onto Hilltop Drive and enter Museum parking lot straight ahead.

Cleveland via Interstate 271: Take Interstate 271 to Interstate 480 East (Exit 21). I-480 ends and becomes Route 14 in Streetsboro.  Turn right (south) onto Route 43.  Proceed south on Route 43 for six miles to Route 59 in Kent.  Turn left onto Route 59.  Merge right onto Main Street and proceed to the traffic light at Lincoln Street.  Turn right onto South Lincoln Street.  Make the first left onto Hilltop Drive and enter Museum parking lot straight ahead.

 

PARKING:

There is designated free parking reserved for Museum visitors. All guests must register their license plate number at the visitor services desk upon arrival. Buses and motor coaches are welcome and also have designated free parking.