Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, Akron

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Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, a research center located at The University of Akron, in Akron, Ohio, cares for, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. It is home to the Archives of the History of American Psychology, with a vast collection of artifacts, media, and documents, including the personal papers of many important psychologists. The Cummings Center includes a Museum of Psychology that highlights artifacts, documents, films, and photographs from the history of the human sciences. It also houses the Institute for Human Science and Culture, which promotes education and research in history, preservation, documentation, and interpretation of the human experience

A Smithsonian Affiliate, entry to the Museum of Psychology is free. The museum is open to the public 6 days a week.

Appointments are required for archival research and behind-the-scenes tours. Call or email at least 2 weeks in advance.

All materials posted to this page are protected under Title 17 of the United States Code. For access and application for use contact CHP at ahap@uakron.edu.
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  • I enjoy it. I liked the way the museum displayed the history with psychology. I also learned a few things too even with a background in psychology. Also for someone who does not have the background wi...  more »
  • My teenage son is interested in pursuing a career in Psychology so after reading about this in our local paper, we decided to stop here. I was very pleasantly surprised how interesting and fun this wa...  more »
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  • Very good display of information with interactive exhibits. Prob for high school and older psych/Soc students and those w interest in mental health. Will prob return w others to share the experience.
  • This is an excellent museum with a comprehensive overview of psychology. It is well-organized and the displays are very well done.

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