The Hoover Historical Center is located on Walsh University's north campus inside Hoover Park, original Hoover family farmland. Our mission is preserve the legacy of The Hoover Company from 1908 - 2008, during which time the Company was built and headquartered in North Canton, Ohio.
Guests can tour the boyhood home of “Boss” Hoover, founder of The Hoover Company. The home contains exhibits, artifacts and memorabilia about The Hoover Company’s history, the Hoover family, and it’s employees.
The Center is open to the public from March - October on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Tours are guided and the final tour begins at 4:00 pm. Admission is FREE. Opportunities are available for group tours (10 or more) and field trips for schools. Please contact us for more information.
During the summer months, enjoy the beautiful, award-winning gardens around the Center which are maintained by our volunteer Herb Society.