Where to Eat:
A woman and child spend time at downtown Massillon stores, c.1960s.
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Where to Stay:
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While You're In Town:
Below are listings for things to do in Massillon and beyond. Take a peak at the other exciting attractions in the area!
For a full listing of local events and attractions, visit the Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitors' Bureau.
Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway
Lincoln Highway Association
The Lincoln Highway entered Stark County on what is now US 30 in Minerva. Continue westward on US 30. Two miles west of Minerva, you should see a 2.7 mile brick section of the road near the Palymantas Motel. Follow either the brick Baywood Street or US 30 to Robertsville. Travel this historic highway, built in 1913, that stretches across 13 states and runs right through Massillon.
City of Massillon
Learn all about our current organizations, projects, and places to see!
Massillon Public Library
208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, Ohio 44646
The Massillon Public Library has fantastic programs, research opportunities, and more. The new technology center provides patrons with wonderful services, including genealogy research assistance.
The Legends of Massillon Golf Course
2700 Augusta Dr., SE, Massillon, OH 44646
Toll Free: 888-830-PARR (7277)
Local: 330-830-GOLF (4653)
Enjoy resort-style golf... close to home! The Legends opened for play in 1995 and was one of the first all bent grass public golf courses in northeast Ohio. Originally just 18 holes, nine new holes have been added since the course was originally built. Designed by Canadian architect John Robinson, the three nines - East, North and South - each feature six original holes and three "new" holes. Water comes into play in the form of ponds and streams on 22 of the 27 holes and there are over 80 sand bunkers. Large greens and four sets of tees make the course a memorable experience for all skill levels.
Historic Lions Lincoln Theatre
156 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH 44646
The Lincoln Theatre opened Tuesday, November 23, 1915 as Massillon’s new movie house, managed by F. C. Kelly and showcased the films of the Triangular Film Corporation.
Closed as a movie house in 1975, it was later purchased by the Massillon Industrial Development Foundation and the Ten Star Theatre in 1977. The Lions Club of Massillon purchased the dilapidated theatre in 1982 to save it from demolition. Major renovations by the Lions have helped to preserve this historic landmark.
Weekly movies and community events are presented and the theatre is staffed by Lions Club volunteers. Please check the community calendar for weekend movie listings.
Spring Hill Historic Home
141 Spring Hill Lane, Massillon, OH 44646
Built in 1821 by Thomas and Charity Rotch, founders of Kendal, this home was once a stop on the underground railroad.
Hours vary. Call for details.
Five Oaks Historic Home
210 Fourth St. NE, Massillon, OH 44646
Five Oaks was built in 1892-1894 by Cleveland architect Charles F. Schweinfurth for the cost of $200,000. Today, most of the original ornate details are still in tact, from carved wood, marble fireplaces, to Tiffany stained glass windows.
Open for tours and rentals. Call for further details.
Ohio Society of Military History Museum
316 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH 44646
This non-profit military museum features a collection of memorabilia dedicated to Ohio's men and women of the armed forces.
Massillon Tiger Football Museum
872 Phillips Road N.E., Massillon, OH 44646
Still in construction. Check website for details.
Massillon Tigers Football
The official Massillon Tigers Football page provides historical information, Booster Club events, and more.
Stay up to date on all Massillon Tigers Football games, events, and more.
William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708
Through the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, the Society serves as an educational center of history and science and offers interpretive exhibitions and educational programs for the local community and its expanding global audience.
Admission fees apply. See website for details.
Canton Museum of Art
1001 Market Ave. N., Canton, OH 44702
The Canton Museum of Art features traveling and original temporary exhibits and a permanent collection showcasing contemporary art.
Pro Football Hall of Fame
221 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, 44708
America’s premier sports showplace! Experience professional football past and present through inspiring and interactive exhibits.
Admission fees apply, hours may vary. Check website for details.
MAPS Air Museum
5359 Massillon Road, North Canton, OH 44720
This museum is located by the Akron/Canton Regional Airport. See lifesize aircraft and miniature recreations. A great place to learn aviation history!
First Ladies' National Historic Site
331 Market Ave. S., Canton, OH 44702
Get a glimpse of the bygone era as you tour the home of America's 25th president's First Lady, Ida Saxton McKinley. Located in downtown Canton, this stately Victorian has been restored with great attention to historical accuracy.
Reservations for tours suggested.
Greater Canton Amateur Sports Hall of Fame
1414 Market Ave, Canton, OH 44714
Memorabilia of various sports groups dating back to the early years of softball and bowling. Lots of enshrinees’ pictures, including historic team pictures and local individuals that have played baseball, football, softball and basketball.
Hours vary. Call for details.
Hoover Historical Center
1875 Easton St. NW, North Canton, OH 44720
Take a trip down memory lane in the boyhood home of W.H. Hoover, founder of The Hoover Company. Amid elegant Victorian decor, the history of the Hoover legacy and evolution of cleaning devices unfolds.
605 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702
330-454-8172 Canton's premier historical theatre was originally established in 1926 as a vaudeville movie house. Today, the theatre is dedicated to music, cinema, live stage shows and organ concerts on the historical Kilgen Organ.
The Players Guild Theatre
1001 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702
One of the nation's oldest and largest community theatres, featuring two theatres in which its more than 10 annual productions are presented to critical acclaim.