RESERVATIONS (or questions): CALL: 330.972.6909
Free Parking onsite or at nearby University of Akron lots
FREE Tours for Dads on Father’s Day!
Time: Noon – 3pm
In honor of Father’s Day weekend, treat Dad, your Father-in-Law, or Grandpa to a FREE Tour at the Hower House Museum followed by shopping in the Cellar Door Store.
What a wonderful way to celebrate this holiday, with both history and nostalgia!
June 27 – October 13, 2018
Summer Exhibit: Wedding Fashions through the Decades: 1880 – 1960s
Wedding gowns and related items and keepsakes will be on view from the Hower House Museum Collection and private collections; learn how bridal fashions evolved in response to world events. Available during tour times; groups by appointment. Admission charged.
In gratitude for their service and dedication, FREE Tours for all Active Military and Veterans, and Half-Price for Military/Veteran household members.
(Valid Military/Veteran ID required for special offer. Offer available during the month of July, 2018, on scheduled tour days.)
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Walking tour: Mr. Hower’s Neighborhood
In partnership with Progress Through Preservation of Greater Akron (PTP), we will present a special tour to celebrate the historic neighborhood of John Henry Hower. Participants will have an informative introduction to the area, then a self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood where his peers and colleagues lived. Tours will culminate in a tour of Mr. Hower’s home at 60 Fir Hill. Time & meet up location details TBA.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Lady Wilde’s Naught Tea 5:00-7:00pm
Lady Wilde wore elaborate costumes with outlandish headdresses and cheap gawdy jewelry. In Dublin and London, she hosted gatherings in dark candle-lit rooms to encourage bawdy talk. She disliked the term ‘respectable’ and wouldn’t have anyone respectable in her house.
Let’s draw the curtains and indulge in a naughty-bawdy tea party, while we explore the risqué side of Victorian life and amorality. [Adults Only]
COST: $35 per Adult. Limited seating with prepaid reservations (call 330.972.6909)