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Center for the History of Psychology

In Association with the Smithsonian Institution

The National Museum of Psychology will be CLOSED on December 25 through January 1. It will reopen on January 2.

About the Center

The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, collects, preserves, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.

The Center houses the Archives of the History of American Psychology, the National Museum of Psychology and the Institute for Human Science and Culture

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December aMUSEment: Zumba at the Museum

Thursday, December 13, 6-7pm

Zumba instructor Janet will lead an all-ages Zumba session held in the National Museum of Psychology! Get into the holiday spirit by doing Zumba to holiday music.

The Zumba class is $5 per person. Tickets are required for this event. Reserve your spot today!

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Location, hours and contact

73 South College Street, Akron, OH, 44325-4302

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11 am-4 pm; Thursday 11 am-8 pm

The Museum will be CLOSED on December 25 through January 1. It will reopen on January 2.

Archives and Institute Hours: By appointment

Museum Phone: 330-972-5457

Main Phone: 330-972-7285


Parking: The adjacent parking lot is currently closed for construction. Visitors can park in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets. Visitor parking is also available at meters across the street from the CCHP.




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