menu

		
			National First Ladies’ Library / First Ladies National Historic Site
		
	National First Ladies’ Library / First Ladies National Historic Site

National First Ladies’ Library / First Ladies National Historic Site

The First Ladies National Historic Site preserves, promotes and educates the public about the significant role of First Ladies of the United States and their contributions throughout history.

Located right in downtown Canton, the Site includes the Education and Research Center that houses the museum and current exhibit; and the Saxton McKinley House, the ancestral home of Canton’s own First Lady, Ida Saxton McKinley.

Current Hours of Operation are:

November 1st - April 30th: Open Fridays and Saturdays ONLY 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

May 1st - October 31st: Open 7 days a week 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Visit Website Add To Itinerary

Hours: Guided tours of the Saxton McKinley House are offered Tuesdays thru Saturdays at 9:45, 10:30, and 11:15 am & 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15 and 3:00 pm. We are also open for afternoon tours on Sundays in June, July and August.
Admission Rates: Adults: $7 Seniors 62+ $6 Youth 18 & under $5 $2 discount with a National Park pass.

Directions:

205 Market Ave. S
Canton, OH  44702


Get Directions

Phone: 330.452.0876
Fax: 330-445-2008


Talk With A Curator Series

See a 1921 letter from First Lady Florence Harding to Mrs. Allen H. Gattis, thanking her for making the First Lady a member of the Supreme Temple of the Daughters of the Nile. 

Why was…

More Info

Talk With A Curator Series

View a letter from Betty Ford to Elizabeth Dean, written in 1978. The former First Lady thanked Ms. Dean for her previous noteand gift while Betty was hospitalized at Long Beach Hospital in…

More Info

Children’s Series—junior Ranger

Did you know that the First Ladies National Historic Site is part of the National Park Service? Our Junior Ranger program will teach your Junior Rangers all they want to know about the First…

More Info

  • ADA Accessible
  • Group Friendly
  • Reservations Suggested
Interactive Map
Total
  • Eat
  • Group & Event Planning
  • Play
  • Shop
  • Stay