A Christmas Story House
3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, 216-255-6651, achristmasstoryhouse.com. See the home used in the film A Christmas Story restored to its former glory with movie props on display.Thu-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. $8, kids 7-12 are $6, kids 6 and under are free.
Akron Art Museum
1 S High St, Akron, 330-376-9185, akronartmuseum.org. Modern art from 1850 to the present with particular strengths in American impressionist painting, sculpture since 1960 and 20th-century photography.Wed & Fri-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Oberlin College, 87 N Main St, Oberlin, 440-775-8665, oberlin.edu/amam. Contemporary art, Japanese woodblock prints, Islamic carpets, 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings and European art from the late 19th and 20th centuries.Tue-Sat 10 a.m- 5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m., closed holidays. Free admission.
Children's Museum of Cleveland
10730 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-791-5437, clevelandchildrensmuseum.org. Hands-on discovery and learning center that teaches children about the world and themselves.Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7, under 11 months free.
Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum
Galleria at Erieview, 1309 E Ninth St, Second Floor, Cleveland, 216-523-3900, jcu.edu/language/hunghemu. Showcases the beauty and diversity of Hungarian and Hungarian-American culture.Tue-Thu 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free, donations encouraged.
The Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216-421-7340 or 216-421-7350, clevelandart.org. Although the museum's renovation continues, more than 40 galleries are now open. See website for information on concerts, films and educational programs.Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed & Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, 216-231-4600, cmnh.org. Ohio's largest and oldest museum dedicated to natural history.Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. $7-$10, kids 2 and under are free, Wednesday evenings $6.
Dunham Tavern Museum
6709 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-431-1060, dunhamtavern.org. The city's oldest building on its original site. This 1824 home offers a glimpse into settlers' lives.Wed & Sun 1-4 p.m., other days by reservation. $3, children $2.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Learning Center & Money Museum
1455 E Sixth St, Cleveland, 216-579-3188, clevelandfed.org/learning_center. Explore the history of money, how it has shaped societies and how it plays a central role in our everyday lives at this free museum.Check website for special exhibitions. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, 216-694-2000, greatscience.com. The center features hundreds of interactive exhibits and the Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater.Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit website for pricing, children under 2 & members are free.
Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, 800-589-9703, wrhs.org. Outdoor history museum where visitors experience mid-19th-century life. Features Family Fun Days, antique shows, music festivals and summer day camps.Call for hours and pricing. Kids under 3 & members are free.
International Women's Air & Space Museum
Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N Marginal Road, Room 165, Cleveland, 216-623-1111, iwasm.org. Preserves the history of women in aviation and space.Daily 8 a.m.-7 p.m. (office & research room Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.). Free.
Lake View Cemetery
12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 216-421-2665, lakeviewcemetery.com. Historic garden cemetery featuring the Garfield Monument, Wade Chapel and Rockefeller Obelisk.Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, 216-593-0575, maltzjewishmuseum.org. Pays tribute to the Jewish-American story with state-of-the-art exhibitions, interactive exhibits, films, oral histories, photos and artifacts.Tue, Thu, Fri & Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat noon-5 p.m. $5-$7, kids under 12 & members free (additional charges during special exhibitions).
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland
8501 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, 216-421-8671, mocacleveland.org. International, national and regional contemporary artists.Tue & Thu-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-8 p.m. $3-$4, kids ages 12 and under free, Fri are free.
Oberlin Heritage Center
73 ½ S Professor St, Oberlin, 440-774-1700, oberlinheritage.org. Three historic buildings tell the nationally significant history of Oberlin, including abolition, the Underground Railroad, women's rights and more.Tours 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Tue, Thu & Sat. $6, free for children under 18 accompanied by a parent.
Pro Football Hall of Fame
2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, 330-456-8207, profootballhof.com. Commemorates the great heroes and moments of a century of professional football.Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (until 8 p.m. during summer). $14-$20, children 5 & under free.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd, Cleveland, 216-781-7625, rockhall.com. The world's first museum dedicated to the living heritage of rock 'n' roll. A multimedia hall of fame honors inductees.Daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Wed until 9 p.m. (Sat until 9 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day). $24-$38, kids 8 and under are free.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
714 N Portage Path, Akron, 330-836-5533, stanhywet.org. Tudor Revival mansion on 70 acres of gardens.Opens April 1. Hall open Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (last admission time), grounds open Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Steamship William G. Mather Museum
305 Mather Way, Cleveland, 216-574-9053, wgmather.nhlink.net. A floating museum created from a 618-foot-long steam ship that hauled iron ore and coal to Cleveland's steel plants for more than 60 years. May, Sept. & Oct. open Fri-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June-Aug. open Mon-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
1089 N Marginal Road, Cleveland, 216-566-8770, usscod.org. The submarine USS Cod sank more than a dozen Japanese ships during her seven war patrols in the Southwest Pacific during World War II. Peer into an open torpedo tube, try out a crewman's bunk, or sit in the captain's chair.May 1-Sept. 30. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$6, free for children under 6 & military personnel in uniform.
The Western Reserve Historical Society
10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216-721-5722, wrhs.org. Exhibits examine Northeast Ohio's history. The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum contains antique and classic automobiles, motorcycles and aircrafts.Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., library open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu-Sat. $5-$8.50, ages 3 and under & members free, parking $5.