Around Kent

There are many things you can do in Kent.  Below are just few examples.  Explore!


Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center

101 Taylor Hall, 300 Midway Dr, Kent, OH 44243
(330) 672-4660

The tragic events that occurred on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970, where four students lost their lives and nine others were wounded by the Ohio National Guard, had a lasting impact that continues to resonate nearly a half-century later.  The site has been listed as one of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation by the National Register of Historic Places list of in 2010 and the National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior in 2016.

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Kent State University Museum

515 Hilltop Dr, Kent, OH 44240
(330) 672-3450

Kent State Fashion Museum contains world-class collection of historic fashions.  It holds one of the most comprehensive teaching collections of fashionable design from the 18th century to the present.

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The Kent Stage

175 East Main Street, Kent, OH 44240
(330) 677-5005

Constructed in 1927 as a silent movie and vaudevillian theater, the Kent Stage is the sole surviving downtown theater in the county.  It was named the Best Acoustic Venue in Northeast Ohio by The Plain Dealer (Cleveland-based newspaper).  You can check out what's playing on their website.

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