1. National Heisey Glass Museum
Description: Official website of the National Heisey Glass Museum located in Newark, Ohio.
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Arts and Architecture, Licking County

2. Reproducing Piano Roll Foundation
Description: Its purpose is simple: to preserve the unique performances of the golden age pianists, set down on perforated music rolls between 1905 and 1930.
Tags: Cuyahoga County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Arts and Architecture

3. Lock 3 Akron
Description: Lock 3 is an outdoor concert venue in downtown Akron, Ohio. Also, the Akron History Museum at Lock 3 reveals the roots of the region, including Akron's rich industrial legacy ... (full)
Tags: Summit County, Arts and Architecture, History and Genealogy

4. Ohio's Small-town Museum
Description: Our museum was started to reconnect people to our community and its past.
Tags: Family Activities, Pickaway County, Arts and Architecture, History and Genealogy

5. Akron Arboreta and Tour Gardens
Description: Information about the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron, Ohio.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Home and Garden, Summit County, Sports and Recreation, Family Activities

6. Huffman Historic District
Description: Huffman is a historic district located about a mile east of Downtown Dayton, Ohio. Learn about its history, as well as current home and garden tour info.
Tags: Family Activities, Montgomery County, History and Genealogy, Home and Garden

7. Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Description: Created by students and scholars at Cleveland State University, this site has grown in collaboration with the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation. Perhaps the world's first ... (full)
Tags: Home and Garden, Cuyahoga County, History and Genealogy

8. Ohio Governor's Residence & Heritage Garden
Description: Official website of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden.
Tags: Sports and Recreation, History and Genealogy, Home and Garden, Family Activities, Franklin County


10. Ohio Haunted Places
Description: Index of reportedly haunted locations in Ohio.
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy

11. Christmas Manor
Description: Christmas Manor, in Bryan, Ohio, is a nineteen room, circa 1874 Victorian Italianate home, displaying hundreds of decorations for home and tree.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Williams County

12. Friends of Fort Laurens Foundation
Description: Official Web site of Ohio's only Revolutionary War fort, constructed in 1778 in Tuscarawas County.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Tuscarawas County

13. Marion County Historical Society
Description: The Marion County Historical Society was founded in 1969 by a group of adult education students who had attended classes by Marion’s unofficial historian, Charlton Myers. S... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Marion County

14. Ohio National Register of Historic Places
Description: List of buildings and sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Ohio.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

15. Lighthouses of Lake Erie
Description: Links to some lighthouse sites around Lake Erie.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities

16. Wayne County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Wayne County Historical Museum campus includes six buildings. The Kister Building features a formal gallery of rotating exhibits, horse-drawn carriages, Native American ar... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Wayne County

17. Athens County Museum
Description: The Athens County Historical Society & Museum works to collect, preserve, and display items of historical nature and to promote the study, interpretation, and understanding of... (full)
Tags: Athens County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

18. Cincinnati History Museum
Description: The Cincinnati History Museum opened in 1990 and is one of the largest and most significant urban history museums in the country. The Cincinnati History Museum displays materi... (full)
Tags: Hamilton County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

19. McGuffey Museum
Description: The William Holmes McGuffey Museum collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits materials relating to the life of William Holmes McGuffey, the McGuffey Eclectic Reader series... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Butler County, History and Genealogy

20. Burchfield Homestead Museum
Description: Operated by the Burchfield Homestead Society, the Burchfield Homestead Museum was the home of artist Charles Burchfield, from age five in 1898 to 28 in 1921. It was in this ho... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Columbiana County

21. Frostville Museum
Description: Operated by the Olmsted Historical Society, Frostville Museum is a living history of 19th century Ohio. The museum consists of eight buildings: the Prechtel House (the only ho... (full)
Tags: Cuyahoga County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

22. Milan Historical Museum
Description: The Milan Historical Museum is a seven building campus located just steps from the birthplace of America's greatest inventor, Thomas A. Edison. The Museum offers a family-cen... (full)
Tags: Huron County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Erie County

23. Holmes County Historical Society Victorian House Museum
Description: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 28 room Queen Anne style home serves as the society's museum of Victoriana and collection of Holmes County history.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Holmes County

24. Van Wert County Historical Museum
Description: The old Clark Mansion, sometimes known as the "House of Seven Oaks", was given to the Van Wert Historical Society in 1955 by William Fostnaught, a local attorney and school te... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Van Wert County, Family Activities

25. Garst Museum
Description: Operated by the Darke County Historical Society, the Garst Museum, features displays of Native American artifacts and items pertaining to the Treaty of Greenville, and a milit... (full)
Tags: Darke County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

26. Ross County Heritage Center
Description: Official website of the Ross County Historical Society in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Ross County Heritage Center opened in 1934 and is the Society's flagship museum. The museum in... (full)
Tags: Ross County, History and Genealogy

27. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
Description: The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum is located in Canton, Ohio. Owned and operated by the Stark County Historical Society, the Museum is dedicated to collecti... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Stark County

28. Heritage Center of Clark County
Description: A century-old City Hall and Marketplace has become the new home for Clark County/Springfield's heritage. Priceless mementos have been assembled to open an exciting window on ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Clark County, History and Genealogy

29. Hancock Historical Museum
Description: The Hancock Historical Museum is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the history of Hancock County. The museum has permanent displays relating to the history of... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Hancock County, Family Activities

30. Clyde Historical Museum
Description: The Clyde Museum features unique historical items such as Indian artifacts, pioneer to industrial era items, and interesting memorabilia about war heroes and other famous peop... (full)
Tags: Sandusky County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

31. Franklin Area Historical Society
Description: The Franklin Area Historical Society (FAHS) was established in 1965 to preserve the history of the City of Franklin and the area. This is accomplished through a variety of pub... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Warren County, Family Activities

32. Lowrie-Beatty Museum
Description: Operated by the Portage County Historical Society, the John Lowrie & Mary Helen Beatty Museum is located in Ravenna. Items displayed include Native American tools and flints, ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Portage County

33. Wapakoneta Local History Museum
Description: Operated by the Auglaize County Historical Society, the Wapakoneta Local History Museum is housed in the original First Presbyterian Church built in 1861-1862. The structure i... (full)
Tags: Auglaize County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

34. Eloise Ridgeway Noonan House
Description: The Eloise Ridgeway Noonan House is the administrative home of the Ashland County Historical Society and the Betty Plank research library and archives. The second museum featu... (full)
Tags: Ashland County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

35. Thornburg Carriage House
Description: Operated by the Ashland Historical Society, the Thornburg Carriage House features exhibits of industrial items from companies that served and employed Ashland. The building is... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Ashland County, History and Genealogy

36. Daniel Mooney Museum
Description: The Daniel Mooney Museum has been the home of the Auglaize County Historical Society since 1981. The museum is housed in the former home of of Major Charles Hipp, a Civil War ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Auglaize County, Family Activities

37. Bedford Town Hall Museum
Description: The 1874 Town Hall is located on Bedford Public Square. The three story brick building is constructed in the Second Empire Style. It has been renovated and upgraded periodical... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Cuyahoga County

38. Champaign County Historical Society Museum
Description: Operated by the Champaign County Historical Society, the Champaign County Historical Museum, displays of artifacts, documents, and other historical resources from all of Champ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Champaign County, Family Activities

39. Clinton County History Center
Description: The Clinton County History Center in Wilmington is a multi-function facility owned and operated by the Clinton County Historical Society, serving all those interested in our r... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Clinton County, History and Genealogy

40. Clermont County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Clermont County Historical Society Museum is located at Harmony Hill, 299 S. Third Street, Williamsburg. In addition to displays of historical artifacts concerning Clermon... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Clermont County, History and Genealogy

41. Firelands Museum
Description: Operated by the Firelands Historical Society, the Firelands Museum is housed in Preston-Wickham House. The museum features displays of Indian artifacts, glassware, antique fur... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Huron County, Family Activities

42. Fulton County Historical Museum
Description: The Fulton County Historical Museum is housed in an 1868 Romanesque Revival two-story brick building rich in Fulton County history. The building served as Wauseon's first High... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Fulton County

43. Garfield Heights Historical Society Museum
Description: The Garfield Heights Historical Society Museum was established in 1994. The museum displays many old pictorial albums, old newspapers, copies of old Leaders (our neighborhood ... (full)
Tags: Cuyahoga County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

44. Henry County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Henry County Historical Society's museum is housed in a former Methodist Episcopal Church. The museum accents several aspects of county history. “Many Were Called” exhibit... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Henry County, History and Genealogy

45. Palmer House & Museum
Description: Operated by the Historical Society of Olde Northfield, the Palmer House and Museum displays collections of farm implements, books, household items and furniture. The house, bu... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Summit County, History and Genealogy

46. Jefferson County Museum
Description: Operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society, the Jefferson County Museum is housed in the Emma Carter and Alexander Beatty Sharpe Mansion. The personal desk of Secreta... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Jefferson County

47. Rowe Museum
Description: Operated by the Kent Historical Society, the Rowe Museum is housed on the upper floor of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad Depot. The museum's mission is to preserve and... (full)
Tags: Portage County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

48. Lake County History Center
Description: The Lake County Historical Society oversees operation of the Lake County History Center. The Center contains the museum building, barn summer theatre and out buildings for edu... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Lake County

49. Alexandria Museum
Description: The Alexandria Museum is located in the historic pre-1860 Laycock House, in the center of the Village of Alexandria, Licking County, Ohio. The collections were founded over 30... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Licking County

50. Logan County Museum
Description: Operated by the Logan County Historical Society, the Logan County Museum is housed in the Orr Mansion, in Bellefontaine. The museum features three exhibit areas: the hallway e... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Logan County, Family Activities

51. Hickories Museum
Description: Operated by the Lorain County Historical Society, the Hickories Museum is housed in a mansion built in 1895. The museum interprets the lifestyle of a wealthy Lorain County fam... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Lorain County, History and Genealogy

52. Arms Family Museum
Description: Operated by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, the Arms Family Museum houses exhibits that explore the history of all the people who have lived in the Mahoning Valley. Th... (full)
Tags: Mahoning County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

53. John Smart House
Description: Operated by the Medina County Historical Society, the John Smart House Museum is located in Medina, Ohio. Displays include furnishings, vintage clothing, and American Indian, ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Medina County, Family Activities

54. North Baltimore Area Historical Center
Description: The North Baltimore Area Historical Center is housed in the ten room Queen Anne Style historical center in the heart of downtown North Baltimore, Ohio. The center features an ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, History and Genealogy, Wood County

55. Putnam County Museum
Description: Operated by the Putnam County Historical Society, the Putnam County Museum exhibits feature Victorian life, furniture, and household, military and early school items. The muse... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Putnam County, Family Activities

56. Reynoldsburg-Truro Historical Museum
Description: Operated by the Reynoldsburg-Truro, Ohio Historical Society, the Reynoldsburg-Truro, Ohio Historical Museum displays an increasing collection of tools, costumes, photos, house... (full)
Tags: Franklin County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

57. Sabina Historical Society Museum
Description: The Sabina Historical Society Museum features displays documenting the history of Sabina, Ohio.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Clinton County

58. Salem Historical Society Museum
Description: The Salem Historical Society Museum is a nonprofit volunteer organization that maintains three buildings to house and display many historical artifacts. Its purpose is to coll... (full)
Tags: Columbiana County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

59. Sandusky County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Holderman Home, which currently houses the Sandusky County Historical Society Museum, was built in 1884. The cost of the Victorian style home was $14,000, and was consider... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Sandusky County, History and Genealogy

60. William A. Ross, Jr. Historical Center
Description: Operated by the Shelby County Historical Society, the William A. Ross, Jr. Historical Center features exhibits and a research center for its visitors highlighting the rich his... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Shelby County, Family Activities

61. Warren County Historical Society Museum
Description: The Warren County Historical Society Museum is housed in a three story, 28,000-square-foot brick building. It contains artifacts from prehistoric eras to the mid-20th century ... (full)
Tags: Warren County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

62. Williams County Historical Society Museum
Description: Located on the county fairgrounds in Montpelier, Ohio, the Williams County Historical Museum is the focal point of the Williams County Historical Society. The five gallery, 9,... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Williams County, Family Activities

63. Preble County Historical Society
Description: The Preble County Historical Society, located in Eaton, Ohio, is dedicated to preserving and protecting county heritage, artifacts, memories, and ideas. From the early 1800s t... (full)
Tags: Preble County, History and Genealogy

64. Wyandot County Museum
Description: The Wyandot County Museum is located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This historic home was built in 1852 for the Beery family. The home was later occupied by one of the Beery daught... (full)
Tags: Wyandot County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

65. Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center
Description: The Southern Ohio Museum opened its galleries and programs to the public in 1979, after the community's largest bank moved its headquarters from the handsome Beaux Arts style ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Scioto County

66. Underground Railroad Museum
Description: The Underground Railroad Museum is located in Flushing, Ohio. The museum features an extensive collection of publications, books, memorabilia and other articles. The exhibits ... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Belmont County, History and Genealogy

67. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Description: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Our purpose is to tell the story of the str... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Hamilton County

68. John P. Parker Museum and Historical Society
Description: The John P. Parker Historical Society was founded in 1996 to recognize, commemorate, and preserve the extraordinary legacy of John P. Parker and his remarkable family. Profess... (full)
Tags: Brown County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

69. Sherman House Museum
Description: Operated by the Fairfield Heritage Association, the Sherman House Museum was the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, U.S. Senator John Sherman, and... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Fairfield County

70. McCook House
Description: Operated by the Ohio Historical Society, the McCook House is a memorial to Ohio's famous "Fighting McCooks." This historic house was the home of Major Daniel McCook, who, with... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Carroll County

71. Carriage Hill MetroPark
Description: Carriage Hill is nearly 1000 acres of which a portion is set aside as a historical farm where you can step back in time and experience rural life of the 1880s. Carriage Hill a... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Montgomery County, History and Genealogy

72. Hale Farm & Village
Description: Hale Farm & Village is the premier outdoor, living history museum in Northeast Ohio. Over the past 50 years Hale Farm & Village has provided school children, adults and famili... (full)
Tags: Summit County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

73. Auglaize Village Farm Museum
Description: Experience the past and the present through the farm museum, tractor pulls, and special events including festivals and tours at the Historical Auglaize Village & Farm Museum. ... (full)
Tags: Defiance County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

74. Slate Run Living Historical Farm
Description: This farm museum is part of the Slate Run Metropolitan Park near Lithopolis, one of the parks in the Columbus Metropolitan Park System. The farm is not just a museum, but a da... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Pickaway County, Family Activities

75. Malabar Farm State Park
Description: Malabar Farm in Pleasant Valley was the dream of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Louis Bromfield. Today, visitors can see the house and farm existing just as they did in Br... (full)
Tags: Richland County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

76. Case-Barlow Farm
Description: The Case-Barlow Bicentennial Farm is a non-profit corporation formed to restore the Case-Barlow Farm in Hudson in a manner compatible with its origins and historical significa... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Summit County

77. Loghurst Farm Museum
Description: Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Loghurst was home to several families of farmers, each of whom placed their own special marks on the house through additions, interior ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Mahoning County, Family Activities

78. Gorman Heritage Farm
Description: Gorman Heritage Farm is a 120-acre working and educational farm, located just minutes from I-75 and I-71 in Evendale, Ohio. The Farm is managed by the Gorman Heritage Farm Fou... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Hamilton County, History and Genealogy

79. Knox County Agricultural Museum
Description: Devoted primarily to farm life in the Knox County area, the Knox County Agricultural Museum houses more than 3,000 items used on the farm and in the house, preserving artifact... (full)
Tags: Knox County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

80. Bob Evans Homestead Museum
Description: It's a first-hand look at the heritage of a company, an entrepreneur and his family and the history of the region. The Bob Evans Homestead Museum has become a popular tourist ... (full)
Tags: Gallia County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

81. Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
Description: Established to honor those who fought in the Battle of Lake Erie, during the war of 1812, but in equal part it is here to celebrate the long-lasting peace between Britain, Can... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Ottawa County

82. Motts Military Museum
Description: The mission of Motts Military Museum is: "To educate the public on the importance of America's military past through the documentation, collection, interpretation, and preserv... (full)
Tags: Franklin County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

83. Old Fort Steuben
Description: Historic Fort Steuben was built in 1786 by the First American Regiment for the protection of surveyors who had been sent by the Continental Congress to map the Northwest Terri... (full)
Tags: Jefferson County, Family Activities, History and Genealogy

84. McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center
Description: Birthplace of William McKinley, 25th President of the United States (1897-1901). Tours are available.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Trumbull County, Family Activities

85. Perkins Stone Mansion
Description: Completed in 1837, the Perkins Stone Mansion was built by Colonel Simon Perkins, son of Akron's founder General Simon Perkins. As one of the finest examples of Greek Revival a... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Summit County, History and Genealogy

86. John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
Description: The John & Annie Glenn Historic Site is a private, non-profit organization which is privately funded and maintained by admissions, memberships and private donations. Its missi... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Muskingum County, Family Activities

87. Edison Birthplace Museum
Description: The Edison Birthplace Museum features a collection of rare Edisonia, including examples of many of Edison's early inventions, documents, and family mementos. The Edison Birthp... (full)
Tags: Huron County, Erie County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

88. Glendower
Description: Located on a hill overlooking downtown Lebanon, Glendower is one of the finest examples of residential Greek Revival architecture found in Ohio. This historic mansion was erec... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Warren County

89. Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum
Description: Located in historic Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, Hubbard House is an excellent example of life in the Connecticut Western Reserve in the middle third of the 19th century. There are... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Ashtabula County

90. Thurber House
Description: Listed on the National Register of Historic places, Thurber House was the home of author, humorist, and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber and his family when Thurber was a s... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Franklin County, History and Genealogy

91. William Howard Taft National Historic Site
Description: The William Howard Taft National Historic Site commemorates the only man to serve as President and Chief Justice of the United States. The house that Taft was born in has been... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Hamilton County

92. Chateau Laroche: Historic Loveland Castle
Description: Chateau Laroche was built as an expression and reminder of the simple strength and rugged grandeur of the mighty men who lived when Knighthood was in flower.
Tags: Family Activities, Hamilton County, History and Genealogy

93. Glamorgan Castle
Description: One of Alliance's most enduring landmarks is Glamorgan Castle. Glamorgan, named by its builder and owner the late Col. William Henry Morgan, was built in 1904--1905. Today, Gl... (full)
Tags: Stark County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

94. Hoover Historical Center
Description: Amid elegant Victorian decor, advances in Hoover vacuums are featured throughout the museum and include a current Hoover product display, vintage ads and military items Hoover... (full)
Tags: Stark County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

95. Piatt Castles
Description: In the 1820's, Judge Benjamin M. and Elizabeth Barnett Piatt moved their family from Cincinnati to the rolling hills of Logan County. Two of their children, Abram Sanders and ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Logan County

96. Wildwood Manor House
Description: The Wildwood Manor House is a Toledo icon and the centerpiece of the beautiful estate grounds now known as Wildwood Preserve Metropark.
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Lucas County

97. Johnson Humrick House Museum
Description: Situated in east central Ohio, the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is a general interest museum located in Historic Roscoe Village, a restored canal town. The house has four perma... (full)
Tags: Family Activities, Coshocton County, History and Genealogy

98. Lucy Hayes Heritage Center
Description: The Lucy Hayes Heritage Center is the restored birthplace of First Lady Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of Rutherford B. Hayes. Lucy Webb Hayes was born in this small frame house August... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Ross County

99. Spring Hill Historic Home, Massillon
Description: Massillon, Ohio is host to Spring Hill Historic Home, an 1820's rural home once a stop on the Underground Railroad. Visitors are welcomed to take an intimate view of history p... (full)
Tags: Stark County, History and Genealogy, Family Activities

100. Mustill Store and House
Description: The Mustill Store and House are the Cascade Locks Park's showcase pieces. Located in their original site at Lock 15, these canal-era buildings are believed to have been built ... (full)
Tags: History and Genealogy, Family Activities, Summit County