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The Little Buckeye Children's Museum will be reopning June 9, 2021 at 44 W. 4th St. in Mansifeld. For more information call 419-522-2332.

MANSFIELD -- The Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has announced it will be reopening its doors on Wednesday, June 9.

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has been closed since March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors returning to the museum may notice some changes put in place to help provide a safe and fun experience for all visitors.

“The health and safety of our guests and team members remains our top priority and we thank you for helping us with these efforts,” said Fred Boll, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum Executive Director. Some of these changes include:

 Cleaning protocols have been further enhanced

 Visitors and Team Members are asked to follow the most recent CDC guidelines Little Buckeye Children’s Museum will also have new hours. To start, they will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Members of Little Buckeye Children’s Museum should check out the museum’s Membership Chart to see their automatically extended membership expiration date.

For questions regarding membership, or for additional details regarding changes at Little Buckeye Children's Museum resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, visit their website and read the FAQs page, or give them a call at 419-522-2332.

Since closing on March 13, 2020, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has been continuing its mission by providing free virtual resources and free Buckeye Bags to families in Richland County with the help of the Richland County Foundation Summertime Kids Grant, The Shelby Foundation Emergency Relief Fund, Park National Bank, the Mansfield/Richland-County Public Library, Richland Carrousel Park, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Marvin Memorial Library and the Mansfield School Employees Association.


The mission of Little Buckeye Children’s Museum is to provide families and children with the opportunity to learn and discover through the power play. Little Buckeye Children's Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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