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Located on original Hoover family farmland in North Canton, Ohio, the Hoover Historical Center shares the legacy of The Hoover Company through free, guided tours.  The tour season runs from March through October and tours are presented on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00pm (except for major holidays). Please call 330-490-7435 to make a reservation.

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HHS_Display-2021.jpgExperience the Hoover Vacuum Legacy

Inside the beautiful Victorian home of “Boss” Hoover’s parents, displays take you through the evolution of floor care, highlighting innovations in vacuum cleaners and advertising, as well as the cultural impact of The Hoover Company including significant contributions made during World War II.  While visiting us, be sure to enjoy the award-winning gardens tended to by the members of the Herb Society at Hoover Historical Center.  We look forward to sharing the Hoover legacy with you soon!

For inquiries, please call us at 330-490-7435 or email us at hoover@walsh.edu.

Donations cannot be accepted without first emailing us photos, model numbers (if applicable), and a description of the item(s).

Information regarding rental of Hoover Park facilities is available here

Owned and operated by Walsh University, the Hoover Historical Center is located at:

1875 East Maple Street
North Canton, Ohio 44720


Hoover Historical CenterDirections 

From the South

Follow signs to Canton/Akron/Cleveland on I-77N. Take exit #109A Whipple Ave. exit. Turn right at the light to travel north on Whipple. Light at Everhard, go straight. Follow Whipple. Just past Toyota dealer on the left, look right for Maple Street which dead ends into Whipple from the right. Turn right on Maple (traveling east) and straight through all lights and stop signs (following signs to Walsh University). Hoover Park and the Center are located just two miles past The Hoover Company on the left and across the street from Walsh University.

From the North

Follow signs to Canton on I-77S. Take exit #111 (North Canton/Canal Fulton).Turn left at the light. This is Portage Street and travel east. Go straight through lights and over railroad tracks. Stay in right lane. Light at Wise turn right (traveling south). About ¼ mile down is a 4-way stop at Maple Street. Turn left on Maple (traveling east) and straight through all lights and stop signs (following signs to Walsh University). Hoover Park and the Center are located just two miles past The Hoover Company on the left and across the street from Walsh University.