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May 4th Visitor Center

Taylor Hall, Kent, OH
+1 330-672-4660
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Moving

This is a must visit when you are in Kent. Very moving. Much history to learn. Allow a couple of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David_jhgm9iugftf
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Dublin, Ohio
MAKE A POINT TO VISIT

It's a relatively brief experience. We had less than an hour on Saturday afternoon when visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ToughRalph
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Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good4%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Taylor Hall, Kent, OH
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+1 330-672-4660
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit when you are in Kent. Very moving. Much history to learn. Allow a couple of hours to stroll around the area and learn about that day and time in our history.

Thank David_jhgm9iugftf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a relatively brief experience. We had less than an hour on Saturday afternoon when visiting Kent. But well worth it. The layout provides historical context, and the short movie (approx. 10 minutes) gives an excellent perspective of the May 1970 events. We made a...More

Thank ToughRalph
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped through Kent in a road trip and decided to check out the sobering and well-fine memorial of the horrifying events of May 4, 1970, when Ohio National Guardsman killed four students and wounded nine more. The memorial places you in...More

Thank AnneLRooney
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Revolutionary War may have been the shot heard round the world, but Kent State was definitely the shot that defined a decade. I had always wanted to see the actual site after reading about it for years and finally made it there when I...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday in July because of the historical significance. We had to ask a couple people on campus where the memorial was located, and were underwhelmed by the presentation. Is there is visitor center where the events of that fateful day...More

Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Why is this visitor's center closed over the weekend? I realize they are renovating Taylor Hall, but come on. Every summer we try to visit and the Visitor Center is closed. My spouse and I both remember the event. We were hoping to not only...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I have renewed interest in the events surrounding this tragedy. As with any subject you immerse yourself in, getting there has special meaning. No different with me. Parking my motorhome was a bit challenging but the very helpful parking attendant showed me where and pointed...More

Thank Jarry W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

While I was too young to remember the actual event, I was familiar with the event. On college visit, was suprised the tour guide actually was very informative and led us to this display which is in temporary digs while the original building home is...More

Thank ttoo
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This was a moving exhibit of an important time in American' history. It was not political but spoke of the events

Thank MILKOVICH S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Being involved in Contemporary history can be far reaching and indelible. Spring qtr 1970 was my graduation plan. I was standing at the burned ROTC building when we heard, what sounded like a string of firecrackers and soon an ambulance jumped the curb and drove...More

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
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