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138 Park Ave W, Mansfield, OH 44902 MoreLess Info
Run by a local arts association, Renaissance Theatre hosts a variety of performing arts events, including orchestras, Disney musicals, big band concerts, stand up comedy, and more. The theater offers learning opportunities for students, like creative writing and acting classes.
The Mansfield Memorial Museum is a historical museum featuring exhibits and artifacts from ancient history to modern times. Housed in a building that dates back to 1889, the museum also highlights the local area's contribution to aviation history.
The Little Buckeye Children's Museum offers a variety of exhibits that engage young guests. The location's purpose is to provide a learning experience for children who are interested in the arts and the sciences.
The first hand-carved carrousel to be built in the United States since the 1930's can be found at Richland Carrousel Park. While listening to the organ music, riders can choose from one of 30 wooden horses or 22 mythical creatures.
Established in 1929, the Mansfield Playhouse is a community performing arts theatre that hosts a number of shows and performances throughout the acting season. Each show is performed by volunteer actors who share a love for the creative theatrical arts.
Enjoy an afternoon strolling around Kingwood Center, a 47-acre former estate with meticulously manicured gardens, fountains and trails. Guided tours of the interior of the mansion are available, as well as access to the hiking trails throughout the grounds.
Battle Zone Paintball is a paintball facility featuring four themed paintball fields. Field themes include village urban assault, a military field, fort-to-fort, and a tournament style Speed Ball course. Battle Zone also maintains a full service paintball shop.
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100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield, OH 44906 MoreLess Info
History buffs, ghost hunters, and the curious flock to the Ohio State Reformatory every year. From its opening in 1896 to its closing in 1990, over 155,000 men were imprisoned within its walls, and many are said to be there still.
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100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield, OH 44905 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving and raising awareness of the historic Mansfield Reformatory, the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society offers educational tours, ghost tours, interactive murder mysteries, and a museum of artifacts. The Society also hosts a variety of special events.