Are you planning a trip to Mansfield, Ohio? There are so many fun things to do in Mansfield that you will not want to miss out on! This are is located right smack in between two huge cities in Ohio – Columbus and Cleveland. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have it own activities to do! View our list here of great things to do in Mansfield:

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum 

Although currently closed due to COVID 19, this museum offers 2 floors of exhibits for children. The first floor has a huge hot wheels section, a Mr. Potato head section, and a dinosaur display. It also has some great pretend areas: supermarket, doctors office, tree-house, beauty salon, fire station, and more! The second floor offers a police station, building area, a train room and a nature room. This is only the beginning of the exhibits they offer. Hopefully the museum will re-open shortly! Check their website for updates!

Kingwood Center Gardens

The kingwood center gardens is a huge gardens you can walk around! Admission is $5 a person. They have a perennial garden, an herb garden, and a historic garden. There is also a mansion on site that serves as a historical library. You can purchase plants for sale as well as their garden store. For horticulture lovers, the center offers several workshops throughout the year to sharpen your skill. Visit their website for more information on classes, workshops, and tours.

Mansfield Art Center

Admission to this art center in Mansfield is completely free! The center has rotating exhibits (view their website for current list of displays). They also offer art classes both in person and online. Currently, you can take a virtual tour of the art gallery as well!

Mansfield Fire Museum

Visit this unique museum about fire history! Take a step back in time and view firefighting from the 1800’s and on. The museum is currently working on some new displays and is able to be visited by appointment only from May to mid October.

Oak hill Cottage

Visit a Gothic revival style house and take a tour! The home has been restored to display a 19th century cottage. Tours are $5 for adults and $1 for children.

Biblewalk Wax Museum 

The Biblewalk Wax museum is the only wax museum in Ohio. Visit religious displays of Christian figures – featuring over 100 scenes and 325 figures.

Renaissance Performing Arts Center

Join the Renaissance Performing Arts for live entertainment! Get tickets to some great musicals and theater performances. Currently, they are also offering a drive in films.

That wraps it up for things to do in Mansfield, Ohio! If you’re in the area, don’t miss our pages on things to do in Columbus or  Cleveland!