Location

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

MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP HOURS:

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  • FEBRUARY 1 - DECEMBER 1, 2018:
  • Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM
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Admission:

  • $5 adult
  • $1 child age 10 & under
  • FREE for WCHS Members
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2018 Holiday Closures:

  • Mon. Jan. 1 - New Years Day Observed
  • Mon. January 15 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Mon. February 19 - Presidents Day
  • Sun. April 1 - Easter
  • Mon. May 28 - Memorial Day
  • Wed. July 4 - Independence Day
  • Mon. September 3 - Labor Day
  • Mon. Oct. 8 - Columbus Day
  • Sun. Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Mon. Nov. 12 - Veterans Day (observed)
  • Th. Nov. 22 & Fr. Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving
  • Dec. 2, 2018 - January 31, 2019 - Museum closed for new exhibit installation
  • Dec. 24-25 - Offices closed for Christmas
  • Tues. Jan. 1, 2019 - Offices closed for New Years Day
  • Please call ahead in winter months.
    The museum may be closed during inclement weather.
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OCTOBER EVENTS

  • FURLOUGH FRIDAY - FREE admission on the first Friday of each month to see the WWI exhibit
  • MONTHLY TEA & TALK SERIES

    October 11, 7 PM

    THE SHOW MUST (AND DID!) GO ON: Popular Theatre During the Interwar Years (1920s-30s)
  • WOOD COUNTY PARK DISTRICT EVENTS
    October 16 - Scarecrow Workshop & Contest
    October 18 - Pumpkin Carving Workshop
    October 20 - Folklore & Funfest
  • FRIDAY NIGHT TRICK, TREAT, & TOUR - CARNIVAL!

    Friday, October 26, 7-10 PM

    Get your tickets now for this adult trick-or-treat around the Historical Center - 1920s carnival style!
  • DEMONSTRATION DAYS

    Saturday, October 27, 1-4 PM

    Brothers Grimm tales around the fire at the log cabin
  • WAR OF THE WORLDS

    Tuesday, October 20, 8-9 PM

    We will recreate the classic War of the Worlds radio broadcast on its 80th anniversary.

OCTOBER SPECIALS:

  • 25% OFF ALL HALLOWEEN ITEMS- Books, puzzles, cards, activity books, and ANYTHING that is

    orange or black!

  • 35% OFF all World War I items
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ARCHERY RANGE

  • The Wood County Park District has opened an archery range at the Wood County Historical Center. From the museum, take Route 6 east, turn right (south) on Huffman Road, turn right (west) on Linwood Road, then follow until you see the entrance. There is also a walking bridge from the museum across the Portage River to the range.
  • Park District Website
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WAR OF THE WORLDS LIVE

  • Live reenactment of the classic War of the Worlds radio broadcast on it's 80th anniversary, October 30.
  • Get your tickets today
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ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP BRUNCH

DONATE TODAY!

  • Support the preservation efforts of the Wood County Historical Society for future generations. Details and Campaigns.
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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.

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