Canton, Ohio: Robot Mr. and Mrs. McKinley

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William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum

Address:
800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton, OH
Directions:
William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. I-77 exit 106. Drive east on 12th St. NW for a half-mile, cross the little bridge, then turn right onto Monument Rd NW. Drive a quarter-mile, then turn right onto 7th St. NW. Cross the little bridge, then immediately turn right. You'll see the tomb straight ahead; the museum is just to the left of it.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-4, Su 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
330-455-7043
Admission:
Adults $9.
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Robot Mr. and Mrs. McKinley

Animatronic robots of President William and First Lady Ida McKinley exchange banter as visitors tour a gallery that displays the President's secret step-up stool and a replica of the gun that killed him.

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View from the tomb.

Robot Mr. and Mrs. McKinley

The museum is next to the Tomb of McKinley and his wife. There's also a planetarium, dinosaur exhibit, and an old time Main Street from the time when McKinley lived. $10 to see it all.

[Clark W, 10/26/2021]
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