McKinley Museum to celebrate President's Day with new exhibits

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On Monday, Feb. 18, the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will celebrate Presidents' Day with activities throughout the museum, which is open at 9 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.

There will be McKinley Gallery focus tours celebrating Canton's own President William McKinley at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

A highlight of the day will be the grand opening of Fascination Station located in Discover World. New exhibits include a new weather center, cyber matrix tic tac toe, touch spectrum and the Solar Clipper car.

The museum has kept some of the old favorites such as shadow catcher, the tornado and the Bernoulli blower.

A special meet and greet will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, with Perry Brelish, an automotive instructor from Stark State College. He will talk about his time as a student, building the Solar Clipper.

There will be a scavenger hunt, take home craft and science demonstrations. The planetarium show is scheduled at 1, and children need to be more than 5 years old to attend.

Lunch will be available for purchase starting at 11. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for senior adults and $6 for children 3-18.

The museum is located at 800 McKinley Monument Dr. N.W. in Canton.

For more information, see the web site at www.mckinleymuseum.org.

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