Mansfield Memorial Museum
A step back in time to the late 1800’s with artifacts on 2 floors spanning from Roman to modern times. Displays of Native American, African, Asian, military and natural history and nearly 600 planes hanging above you! Don’t miss Elektro- America’s first robot built by the Westinghouse Company for the 1939 New York World’s Fair! He was the first true robot built in the world who could walk, talk, smoke, blow-up balloons, move his arms and fingers. Inquire about cost.
The Historic Carrousel District will feed you, entertain you and bring culture and joy to your life! Browse for gifts and antiques at Mansfield Antiques Gallery. What Goes Around Thrift Shop offers upscale items for purchase. Enjoy local artists’ work at Elements of Art, grab a lottery ticket or cigar at Mansfield’s oldest newsstand City News. How about a new pair of shoes at Crowe’s Shoes or Bootlife. Browse through Studio 19 or Bankz Salon for beauty products or a pastry at Buckeye Bakery or Blackbird Bakery. Sip coffee at Relax It’s Just Coffee or a lovely cup of tea at 3rd Cup Tea. Beautifully restored Victorian-age buildings with tin ceilings, oak floors, ornate iron fencing, secluded courtyards and the feel of yesteryear. Restaurants include Coney Island Diner, Coney Island Inn, City Grille, Uncle John’s, Two Cousins’ Pizza, Hudson and Essex, Reindeer Grill & Athena Greek Restaurant.
Mansfield Fire Museum
Packed with firefighting history from the bucket brigade through internal combustion powered fire engines. Includes reproductions of a turn-of-the-century fire station, fire trucks and displays of equipment. Inquire about cost.
The wedding site of Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall and home of Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield, was a haven for Hollywood celebrities. Malabar’s Country Store is filled with Ohio made gifts and Bromfield’s books. Find toys & games, some retro from the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s. Unique kitchen items, jams, honey, Malabar maple syrup, brown eggs, Malabar-raised beef and more. Inquire about cost for house tour & wagon ride.
Kingwood Center Gardens
The former home and historic garden estate of Charles Kelley King, open all year-round, showcases the Garden Gateway visitor center, terraces, gift shop, and greenhouses. Stroll through vibrant gardens, tour the majestic Kingwood Hall mansion, and dine in the Gateway Café. Come and explore the 47-acre estate renowned for both historic significance an horticultural excellence.
Kingwood also offers an extensive line-up of activities and educational programming that includes workshops and signature special events. Inquire about cost for self-guided or guided tour.