*Please be advised that we are in the process of hiring a Director of Education and Community Outreach. You may reach the interim coordinator, Chris Craft at 330-833-4061 x 109.
What is the Massillon Museum?
The Massillon Museum is an art and history museum in Massillon, Ohio. It has over 100,000 items in its collection. It changes exhibitions several times a year, and boasts 3 floors of art and history exhibitions, along with classroom and meeting space.
Museum Admission & Tours
Admission to the Museum is FREE and tours with museum staff or volunteers are also FREE. Group visits and guided tours must be booked in advance. Donations are always appreciated and will support the Museum’s Education Department.
Scout Badge & Advancement Programs
The Museum is a “one stop shop” for completing badge and advancement programs for all ages. Our programs provide you with the resources and experiences to meet many of your requirements. Programs last from 1-3 hours, depending on the size of the group and activities, and may include guided museum tours, lectures, multi-media presentations, object handling, arts and crafts. \We may ask your group to do homework before your visit or to bring in items (favorite toy, photographs, news articles, etc.) depending on the requirements of the program. Costs are per Scout and include museum staff time, printed materials, and supplies. A minimum of 7 Scouts is required to hold a Program. Special arrangements may be made for larger groups.
A complete list of programs for boys and girls is below.
“Night at the Museum!”
Spend a fun filled night at our museum! Enjoy a special tour, art project, bedtime snack and watch a movie before settling down for the night in one of our galleries. We’ll wake you up for a light breakfast bright and early the next morning! Spending the night away from home meets advancement requirements for younger Scouts and the museum is a safe and unique space for this experience. A minimum of 15 Scouts are required. Fee includes museum staff time, art supplies, snack & light breakfast. Sleepovers are subject to museum availability.
COST: $20 per Scout, $10 per chaperone
2 for 1: Sleepover and Badge Program
Sleepovers can be coordinated with a Badge Program - earn a badge while you spend the night! Call for price and availability.
Girls Scouts ProgramsDaisies Petals
Art activities for Courageous
& Strong, Considerate & Caring $5
Juniors Badge Programs
We can also provide additional activities & support
for the Legacy Artist Badge, by request
Boy Scouts ProgramsWebelos
Artist Pin $5
Art Belt Loop & Pin $7
Collecting Belt Loop & Pin $5
Heritage Belt Loop & Pin $5
Wolf Electives for the Arrow Point Trail
Be an Artist $7
American Indian Lore $7
American Heritage $5
Indian Lore $7
To Book Your Visit
All museum group visits, tours, programs & overnights must be booked in advance, to ensure availability of the museum and its staff. Payment is due the day of the activity. Money must be collected by Troop Leaders, cash or check made out to “Massillon Museum.”
Please direct all bookings and questions to the Interim Director of Education and Community Outreach, Chris Craft,
at 330-833-4061, ext. 109, or click here to email him.
121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, Ohio 44646