205 Market Ave. S
Canton, Ohio 44702
330.452.0876
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Monday: CLOSED, no tours, gift shop open 9:00 a.m.to - 4:00 p.m

Tues - Sat 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Sunday afternoon tours June - August only.

National First Ladies' Library

The National First Ladies' Library is the only one of its kind educating the public of the contributions made by our countries first ladies as well as other notable women in our history.

The tour consists of both of their buildings; the 1895 renovated bank building and the 1840s Victorian home. The guided one and one-half hour tours begin in the Education & Research Center located at 205 Market Ave. S viewing the main exhibit in the Museum before proceeding to the Saxton McKinley House where you are guided through with a costumed docent.

This is the family home of First Lady Ida Saxton McKinley built in the 1840s by her grandfather and is also dedicated the Historic Home of President William McKinley. No photos or videos are permitted to be taken in the Research & Education building or the Ida Saxton McKinley House. Reservations are highly recommended as tour size is limited.

Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more and a 50% deposit. Please call or email to reserve in advance

Admission Rates

Adults: $7
Seniors 62+ $6
Youth 18 & under $5
$2 discount with a National Park pass

Group Tour

Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more and a deposit is required. Tour size is 15 per tour. Larger groups are split between the two buildings and switch after 45 minutes.

Suggested Tour Length: 90 minutes

Reservations Required: Yes

Motorcoach Parking: Yes

Handicap Accessible


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