Location

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

MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP HOURS:
JANUARY 2020

  • Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM

FEBRUARY 2020

  • 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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2020 Holiday Closures:

  • Wed. Jan. 1 - New Years Day Observed
  • Mon. January 20 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Mon. February 17 - Presidents Day
  • Sun. April 12 - Easter
  • Mon. May 25 - Memorial Day
  • Fri. July 3 - Independence Day Observed
  • Sat. July 4 - Independence Day
  • Mon. September 7 - Labor Day
  • Mon. Oct. 12 - Columbus Day
  • Wed. Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Th. Nov. 26 & Fr. Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving
  • Th. Dec. 24 & Fri. Dec. 25 - Christmas
  • Th. Dec. 31 2020 & Fri. Jan. 1 2021 - New Years
  • The Museum is closed on weekends from Dec. 26 - Jan. 31.
  • Please call ahead in winter months.
    The museum may be closed during inclement weather.
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Hope to see you in 2020!


2020 Museum Happenings

 

2020 EVENTS & EXHIBITS

    • UTOPIA: A Visual Storytelling of Our Home
      February 1 - Exhibit opens
      February 21 - Ribbon Cutting & Artist Meet & Greet
    • FOR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE: Public Charity in Ohio by way of the Poor Farm
      Exhibit open February - December
    • CARL & MARY BACH: A 21st Century Perspective
      Opens May, 2020

      This exhibit looks at the evolution of domestic violence and social services 150 years later.
    • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
      Free Admission on the First Friday of each month | 10 AM - 4 PM
    • DEMONSTRATION DAYS
      Hands-on demonstrations at the blacksmith shop, oil derrick, log cabin, and more. Free event | Free museum admission
    • TEA & TALK SERIES
      Monthly programs to highlight Wood County's unique 200 years. Includes a luncheon and museum admission. Reservations required.

BE A MUSEUM SUPPORTER!

JOIN OUR TEAM AS A VOLUNTEER

  • We are looking for volunteers to help with tours, events, and special projects. Call the museum at 419-352-0967 to sign up today, or check our online SIGNUP page for upcoming opportunities.

CELEBRATE WOOD COUNTY'S BICENTENNIAL

  • In 2020, Wood County will commemorate its bicentennial with celebratory events and a collection of memories. See more at Wood County 200.

CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER

  • Wood County Historical Society's quarterly publication

    [ Winter 2020 issue now online ]
    • Our newest exhibit: Utopia: A Visual Storyteling of Our Home
    • Curious Curator
    • Learning About WWI History with Mike McMaster
    • Tech Talk on Museum's Creature Count
    • 2019 Overview
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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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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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