Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum, Youngstown

Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum, Youngstown

Clarence R. Smith, born and raised in Youngstown, started his mineral collection in 1959 when he spent the winter in Tucson, Arizona. In 1962, he opened a mineral shop in his barn and in 1970, after Mr. Smith passed away, the collection was moved to Adamas Jewelry & Gifts in Boardman, Ohio. The collection's new home is the Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum, located in the Youngstown State University Department of Geology, where it can be enjoyed by all for years to come.

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Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum on Map

Sight Name: Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum
Sight Location: Youngstown, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museum and Art Walk in Youngstown  

Walking Tours in Youngstown, Ohio

Create Your Own Walk in Youngstown

Create Your Own Walk in Youngstown

Creating your own self-guided walk in Youngstown is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2

Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2

A multicultural city, Youngstown is home to a variety of beautiful religious edifices, many of them red brick buildings with lovely arched doors and windows. Take the following tour to discover Youngstown's splendid collection of religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1

Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1

Youngstown is a haven for those who love religious architecture, from Colonial Revival to stone fortress-like churches, the city contains a wide variety. Take the following tour to discover Youngstown’s most beautiful religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Museum and Art Walk in Youngstown

Museum and Art Walk in Youngstown

Youngstown’s rich history and culture is preserved in its wonderful museums. Exhibiting both local and international art in its galleries, specialty museums, including the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, the Arms Family Museum and the Rose Melnick Medical Museum can be found here as well.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

As a part of the U.S. “Rust Belt” region, Youngstown suffered major decline in the 1970s. Today, despite that decline, the city offers an array of cultural and recreational facilities owing to which in 2012 it was declared by Forbes the 4th best city in Ohio for raising a family. The range of local attractions has grown in recent years, seeing among the newest additions the Covelli Centre in the downtown area, a number of sport venues and more. Follow this orientation walk to discover some of the best attractions Youngstown has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km