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Hoover Historical Center Events

HHC 40th AnniversaryExperience the Hoover Legacy

Free Guided tours hourly at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, from March through October

Guests are invited to experience the Hoover legacy in the Hoover family home amid Victorian elegance. Hoover Company history through 2008 includes vintage products, advertising, and war memorabilia. WWII display contains Hoover-produced war materials; awards; photographs. Awards exhibit and photos of Hoover floats from Pro Football Hall of Fame Parades. Vintage ladies’ fashions throughout enhance displays. Museum Gift Shoppe offers souvenirs. Enchanting herb gardens, June-October. Group tours available weekday mornings and require advance reservations. 

Ellsworth Smith Art Show

View works (some never before shown) of 40-year Hoover Company employee and local artist Ellsworth Smith, known for watercolors and cartoons featured in issues of the Hoover News.  Display includes private collection of artworks featuring Smith’s character, Gaylord. 
Free Guided tours hourly at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, from March through October