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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Jacob Riis exhibit open now until August 11.
Read all about it in the
BG Independent News

 

JULY EVENTS

  • We are a Blue Star Museum! Free admission for active-duty military personnel and their families (includes National Guard and Reserve) until September 1.


  • Photography Enthusiasts Demonstration Day | FLYER | Press Release
    July 27, 1-4 PM

    Bring your camera and enjoy lighting and composition tips from photographer Denny Walston, followed by hands-on sessions around the Historical Center. FREE but please RSVP to 419-352-0967 or museum@woodcountyhistory.org. Sponsored by the Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pulling Association.

  • Wood County Fair
    July 29 - Auguat 5

    If you would like to represent the Historical Society at our Fair Booth at the Fine Arts Building, please sign up online HERE!
    You can pick up your fair ticket and volunteer packet at the museum starting in mid-July.

  • Tea & Talk
    COMFORT IN INDIANA
    August 8, 2-4 PM

    The sites, structures, and treatment promoted by the Indiana State Board of Charities encouraged humane care for poor adults, orphaned children, and insane persons. Presented by James Glass, Historic Preservation & Consulting LLC. Lucheon starts at 2 PM with program immediately following. RSVP required. In Memory Of Florence Ennis & Nancy Hammon.
Happy Birthday

Wood County Historical Society Annual Campaign

MAKE A DIFFERENCE - JOIN THE BOARD!

  • Applications are now being accepted to join the Wood County Historical Society Board of Trustees.

    DETAILS HERE

    Applications are due August 15, 2019.


  • Picture here: 2019 board members Hal Brown, Judy Ennis, and Frank Butwin.

THE LYLE FLETCHER ARBORETUM

  • Use this guide to walk the grounds of the Historical Center and identify trees in the Lyle Fletcher Arboretum.

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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