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Paul E. Brown Museum & Archive



Part 1 of our Paul Brown Museum opened October 26, 2018 and is now available for visiting during our normal business hours (Tuesday through Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm, and Sunday 2:00-5:00pm). To stay up-to-date on construction progress, visit our construction blog.

For any questions related to the Paul Brown Museum, Library, or Collection, please contact our Curator of Football Heritage, Bailey Yoder at 330-833-4061 x 103 or by email.




Bob and Nancy Gessner


  • Ohio Facilities Construction Commission
  • Timken Foundation of Canton
  • Deuble Foundation
  • Fresh Mark, Inc.
  • Fred F. Silk Charitable Foundation
  • Gessner Family Foundation
  • Hoover Foundation
  • MCTV, Inc.
  • Paul and Carol David Foundation
  • Shearer’s Snacks Charity Foundation
  • Community Charitable Fund at Stark Community Foundation
  • Edward A. Langenbach Trust
  • at Stark Community Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gessner
  • NFM Welding Engineers
  • The Elum Family— in memory of Richard Gessner
  • Henry and Louise Timken Foundation
  • Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club


Research Library

Our research library is currently under construction, set to open Spring 2019. In the meantime, enjoy these digital resources:

To read about the history of the Massillon Tigers click here.

Virtual Exhibits

Includes photographs of the Massillon Tigers Professional Team, Washington High School football teams, and all Paul Brown photographs from our collection.

To read more about the Junie and Dolores Studer Library of Tiger Football History, click here.


Media Coverage


September 15, 2017
"Museum selects contractor for expansion, work to start next month," Massillon Independent

October 17, 2018
"Massillon Museum project in home stretch; Paul Brown Museum to open," Massillon Independent

October 25, 2018
"Massillon Museum honors hometown football hero Paul Brown," Akron Beacon Journal

October 26, 2018
"Parade rallies Tiger fans for annual McKinley football game," Massillon Independent



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