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- Akron, OH has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
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182 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308 MoreLess Info
Built in 1929, the Akron Civic Theatre was designed by John Eberson and has hosted since then famous artists, such as Louis Armstrong, Barbara Eden, and Mickey Rooney.
54 species of animals find their home at the Akron Zoo, including in here tigers, bears, macaws, Galapagos turtles, and various species of marine wildlife. A gift shop can be found on the premises. Also, the zoo can host private events, such as birthday parties.
There are currently 5,000 items included in the permanent collection of the Akron Art Museum, from the modern period to the present times. Abstracts art, impressionism, pop art, and minimalism are some of the currents which are featured.
60 Fir Hill, Akron, OH MoreLess Info
Built in 1871, the Hower House is a 28-room mansion built in the Second Empire Italianate architectural style. Besides the public events which are organized in here, such as The Afternoon Tea, in here can also be organized private events, such as weddings.
Don Drumm Studios & Gallery is a 5,000 square foot art gallery showcasing the artwork of over 500 American artists. The gallery features collections of jewelry, glass, sculpture, ceramics, metal, and various graphics.