Location

  • 13660 County Home Rd.
  • Bowling Green, OH 43402
  • PH: 419.352.0967
  • museum@woodcountyhistory.org

MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP HOURS:

  • Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM
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Admission:

  • Individual (age 13-64): $7
  • Senior (65+), Veteran, Military, Student: $6
  • Youth (age 6-12): $3
  • Youth (age 5 & under) & WCHS Members: FREE
  • Call ahead for group and school tour rates
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2019 Holiday Closures:

  • Tue. Jan. 1 - New Years Day Observed
  • Mon. January 21 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Mon. February 18 - Presidents Day
  • Sun. April 21 - Easter
  • Mon. May 27 - Memorial Day
  • Thur. July 4 - Independence Day
  • Mon. September 2 - Labor Day
  • Mon. Oct. 14 - Columbus Day
  • Mon. Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Th. Nov. 28 & Fr. Nov. 29 - Thanksgiving
  • Tue. Dec. 24 & wed. Dec. 25 - Christmas
  • Tue. Dec. 31 2019 & Wed. Jan. 1 2020 - New Years
  • Please call ahead in winter months.
    The museum may be closed during inclement weather.
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BGSU Photojournalism student, Brendan L. Hall, captures the Poor Farm exhibit. Watch his YouTube video here.

 

Paupers' Cemetery Dedication

  • Join us April 6, 2-4 PM, in the Paupers' Cemetery as we dedicate a monument listing the names of all those buried there.
  • Invitation Details | Donate to the Paupers' Cemetery Dedication & Monument
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Blacksmith Open Forge Demonstration Day

  • April 6, 9 AM - 2 PM in the Boomtown Area, Wood County Historical Center

    Join the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths for their annual open forge Demonstration day out at the Blacksmith Shop in the Boomtown area of the Wood County Historical Center. FREE Family Event. Museum open 10-4 PM with free admission.

    More about Demonstration Days
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Support Preservation for Generations

The OHIO HISTORY FUND helps Wood County

  • By making a contribution to the Ohio History Fund on your next tax return, you are investing in the future of the Wood County Historical Museum! This program provides grant funding to state and local historical agencies like ours.
  • In 2018, this grant program helped us with our collections storage initiative thanks to donors like you!
  • [ OHIO HISTORY FUND DETAILS ]
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CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER

TEA & TALK SERIES

  • 2019 tickets on sale now

    Give the gift of the experience with a 2019 tea card or tickets to a select tea. Ten tea & talk topics to choose from.   [RSVP]   [VOLUNTEER]
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SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL HISTORY

  • SHOP NOW at the County Home Gift Shop for unique gifts from local artists, crafters, authors, and foodies. Gift Shop open Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM, Saturday & Sunday 1 - 4 PM
  • VOLUNTEERS are needed for weekend door greeter, tour docents, and special events. All volunteers are paired with staff and training is provided. [SIGN UP HERE]
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WOOD COUNTY DRIVING TOUR

  • The Wood County Driving Tour has 32 tracks about many county landmarks, people, and forgotten histories. Listen Now
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VOTED BEST HOME TOWN - TWICE!

  • Bowling Green is celebrating its second win as Ohio Magazine's Best Hometown. Read more about our vibrant communtiy here.

Your Opinion Matters

  • Take a moment after your visit to leave us feedback about your experience on TripAdvisor. We are currently ranked as the #2 thing to do in BG, but you can help us make it to #1.

    You can also take our Museum Visitor Survey to help us improve the visitor experience.

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