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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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April aMUSEment: Yoga at the Museum

Thursday, April 18, 5:30pm

Yoga Squared will lead an All-Levels Vinyasa Yoga Class on April 18 at 5:30pm. Registration is $10/person, $5 for students with a valid ID, and includes free admission to the museum on April 18 only. 

Yoga will be held in the beautiful, newly renovated space on the 3rd floor of the Cummings Center in the Institute for Human Science and Culture. Please bring your own mat. Register online!

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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

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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