Wed-Fri  |  10:00am - 4:00pm

Sat     |  12:00 - 4:00pm

Please call or email ahead to schedule large group tours or programs.

(330) 941-1314

2023 Holiday Schedule

Memorial Day Weekend—Close Saturday, May 27

Labor Day Weekend—Close Saturday, September 2

Veteran’s Day Weekend—Close Saturday, November 11

Thanksgiving Week—Closed Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday November 22-23-24

Christmas Break—Closed Friday, December 22- Sunday, December 30

Head to the visit page for admission pricing

Head to the rentals page for booking event space


Wed-Fri  |  12:00pm - 4:00pm

During the YSU academic year, hours are extended on Thursdays to 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Summer Hours: May 1 to Labor Day Thursday hours are 12:00 to 4:00pm

1st Saturday of each month by appointment.


Masks are optional to visit the Archives/Library.

Admission to the Archives/Library is free.

Head to the Archives page to learn more

Three scrap metal sculptures standing at over nine feet tall, in front of the museum building, sculpted by Sidney Rackoff
Sidney Rackoff (1919-2014) created these sculptures in the 1990s, titled "Coal Miner, Steel Worker, and Home from the War" are over nine feet tall, constructed of scrap metal and represent themes from Sidney Rackoff's life experiences.


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"Amazing museum with multi-level exhibits. Offers a good history of the valley through many perspectives."

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The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is proud to be a member of and/or supported by the following organizations: