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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Living History Day this Sunday, August 25,
2 PM in the Paupers Cemetery at the Historical Center
Details

 

Happy Birthday

Wood County Historical Society Annual Campaign

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 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.


  • WOOD COUNTY LIVING HISTORY DAY
    August 25, 2-4 PM | Historical Center Paupers' Cemetery | flyer

    First-person interpretations of those buried in the Wood County Paupers' Cemetery.
    Sponsored by the BG Kiwanis.


  • Free First Friday | September 6
    Free Museum Admission (10 AM - 4 PM) sponsored by the BG Convention & Visitors Bureau. See the 2019 feature exhibit For Comfort & Convenience and the traveling exhibit Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives (closes August 11).


  • Tea & Talk : URBAN WELFARE IN SUMMIT COUNTY | September 12, 2-4 PM
    Eric Olson from the University of Akron shares the operations of the Summit County Poor Farm. Luncheon starts at 2 PM with program immediately following. RSVP required. Sponsored by Lynn & Betty Wineland.


  • Smithsonian Museum Day | September 21, 1-4 PM
    Free admission to the Wood County Historical Museum and many other museums and cultural institutions around the nation.

CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER

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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  • 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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