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Executive Director, Traci Buckner, Selected for Inaugural MuseumLab for Museum Professionals Cohort

March 21, 2024

Read more here Children’s Museum to host ‘Grown Up Play Date’

February 29, 2024

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Traci and Kat from the Akron Children’s Museum Join Fox 8's New Day Cleveland with Creative Activities for Kids

February 1, 2024

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Call for Artist to assist the Akron Children’s Museum Sensory Mural Creation

December 3, 2023

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Akron-Canton Airport and Akron Children’s Museum Launch New Partnership with Monster Mystery Scavenger Hunt

August 1, 2023

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Akron Children’s Museum adds new features

April 27, 2023

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Delight Nights at Akron Children’s Museum

April 27, 2023

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VIDEO: Check out the Akron Children's Museum, from WEWS

April 17, 2023

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Akron Children’s Museum unveils 3,000 square-foot expansion, new exhibits downtown

April 11, 2023

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Children’s Museum Presents Hands-On Holidays

December 8, 2022

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VIDEO: 3 Questions: What’s new at the Akron Children’s Museum?, from WKYC

October 14, 2022

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Akron Zoo To Partner With Akron Children's Museum

October 1, 2022

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Akron Children's Museum offers discounts to guest who presents their U.S. government-issued Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card upon arrival.

August 29, 2022

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Summit County Museums for All program adds 3 additional attractions

August 26, 2022

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Akron Children's Museum Participates in Akron's PorchRokr Festival

August 5, 2022

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ACM's Executive Director, Traci Buckner discusses the museum’s Money Makers program, the importance of STEM education, and adjusting to a virtual experience, with Apple Growth Partners.

March 2021

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Akron Children's Museum Announces Final Phase of Capital Campaign - Begins Construction on Expansion

Press Release - June 8, 2022

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The Akron Children’s Museum Announces Reopening and new COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Press Release - September 21, 2021


Akron Children's Museum - With Traci Buckner

Akron Buzz - March 9, 2020


Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, March 2020

By Northeast Ohio Parent Staff Writers - March 2020


Ballet Excel’s ‘Snow Queen’ offering magic, fun - March 5, 2020


Akron Children’s Museum to host interactive train event March 28-29 - March 3, 2020


Akron Children's Museum and the Millennium Fund

Posted by Millennium Fund for Children on Thursday, January 16, 2020

Akron Children’s Museum enters 10-year lease with city to expand space at Lock 3

By Robin Goist,


What Kids Think of Akron Children’s Museum

By Northeast Ohio Parent Staff Writers

January 22, 2020


Akron Children’s Museum ready to grow

By Doug Livingston
Beacon Journal

Posted Jan 19, 2020 at 7:47 PM


Akron Children’s Museum opens Monster Mission Course

By Emily Mills
Beacon Journal/

Posted Dec 1, 2019 at 5:02 PM


Forum 360 with Leslie Ungar: Akron Children’s Museum


Blue Green Around Akron 

March 2019


In the Press

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Akron Children's Museum's New Music Garden

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Children’s Museum to unveil music garden

Akron Beacon Journal
Akron museums and attractions will offer reduced admission for low-income guests
Akron Children's Museum co-founder Betsy Hartschuh to receive Leadership Akron's Distinguished Leader Award

Burrito Buzz
Akron Children’s Museum. Cabin Fever No More

Akron Beacon Journal
Akron welcomes permanent children's museum downtown
Akron Children's Museum to open this summer at Lock 3
Akron Children's Museum sets up permanent site at Lock 3

The Devil Strip
Big Idea: Betsy Hartschuh and the Akron Children's Museum

Akron Beacon Journal
Hands-On Event a Sneak Peek at a Possible Akron Children's Museum

Hudson Hub Times
Akron Children's Museum Host Hands-On Holidays Event December 14

Akron Beacon Journal
Angel Art Auction Raises Money for Museum While Softening a Tragic Event 

Leader Publications, West Side Leader
Sept. 5, 2013
City’s Celebration Marks Summer’s End
July 17, 2013
Help Decide the Logo for the Akron Children’s Museum
July 16, 2013
Akron Children’s Museum Seeks Public Vote for Winning Logo
June 24, 2013
The One Thing Missing in Akron 

Akron Beacon Journal,
June 2, 2013
Group Looks to Open Children’s Museum in Akron

Leader Publications, West Side Leader
May 30, 2013
Museum Plans Underway and Akron Beacon Journal
May 8, 2013
Logo Design Contest Article



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