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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S AIR MUSEUM

1501 North Marginal Road 216-623-1111

For more than 25 years, the International Women’s Air & Space Museum has tickled intellects with exhibits dedicated to the women who defied societal conventions to explore the sky and outersky. Current exhibits showcase the life and times of Amelia Earhart, the paper-helicopter-building abilities of Katharine Wright (sister to the Wright brothers), and the tremendous courage shown by the 38 female Air Force service pilots that gave their lives in World War II. Check out Family Nights, Kids Club. Free admission.

THE MALTZ MUSEUM OF JEWISH HISTORY

2929 Richmond Road 216-593-0575

The Maltz Museum 24,000 square foot building made of Jerusalem limestone tells the story of the Jewish community in Cleveland and NEOhio from 18th century to the present with exhibits, interactive computer displays, video oral histories. Open Tuesdays-Sundays 11:00 AM-5:00 PM & Wednesday11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA)

11401 Euclid Avenue 216-421-8671

MOCA is located in the Uptown District of University Circle at the corner of Mayfield Road and Euclid Avenue. It serves as a catalyst for creativity and growth in this cosmopolitan Cleveland neighborhood. MOCA is free to all on the first Saturday of every month.

THE MONEY MUSEUM (The Federal Reserve Bank)

1455 East Sixth Street 216-579-2000

The Money Museum offers a fascinating opportunity to better understand what gives money value and just how the Federal Reserve helps. Visit the museum’s 23 foot Money Tree where you can trade coconuts for oranges on Barter Island, try your hand at picking out counterfeit bills and designing money.

THE SHAKER HISTORICAL SOCIETY

16740 South Park Blvd. 216-921-1201

Shaker Historical Society promotes and holds as a unique example, the ingenuity and innovation of Shaker Heights through evolving eras, from the frontier utopian community of the Shakers to the contemporary issues of an inner ring suburb. Fine gift shop.

THE TRANSFORMER STATION

1460 West 29th Street 216-938-5429

The renovation of the Transformer Station is a join project of nationally respected art collectors Fred & Laura Bidwell and the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA). Please turn to page 8 for additional information and map.

WESTERN RESERVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

10825 East Boulevard 216-721-5722

The History Center in University Circle is where to go to discover Northeast Ohio's cultural history. Visit the Bingham-Hanna House, the Chisholm Halle Costume Wing, the Crawford Auto Aviation Collection, the Hay- McKinney House AND don’t miss the stunning Euclid Beach Carousel. You’ll find great historical exhibits, the Kidzibits Family Education Center, and WRHS’s distinquished Genealogical Research Center. The entire family will enjoy another one of WRHS’s treasures, Hale Farm in Cuyahoga Valley. Bath, Ohio. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 :00 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
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