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Center for the History of Psychology

In Association with the Smithsonian Institution

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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One Year Anniversary of the National Museum of PsychologyCHPsychMuseum-web

Thursday, June 27 from 4-8pm

The National Museum of Psychology is celebrating its 1 year anniversary on Thursday, June 27. Visit the Museum between 4-8pm and enjoy 50% off admission!

FREE ice cream sandwiches to museum visitors, while supplies last! Chill Ice Cream is creating a custom flavor for the occasion: Freudian Split. Tour the museum, enjoy an ice cream treat, and celebrate 1 year of the National Museum of Psychology!

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

Archives and Institute Hours: By appointment

Museum Phone: 330-972-5457

Main Phone: 330-972-7285


Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the building. Visitors can also park in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets. Metered parking is available along South College Street.




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