2021 Museum Calendar

COVID-19 UPDATE:

THE WOOD COUNTY MUSEUM IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE.

PLEASE READ OUR POLICY BEFORE VISITING


The museum is closed on county holidays

Many museum events are on hold as we navigate through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back throughout the year or follow us on Facebook or Instagram

January

Museum & Gift Shop open beginning January 4: Weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM (closed weekends in January)
The Museum is closed January 1 for New Years and January 18 in observance of MLK Day

  • January 8 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

February

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed February 15 in observance of President's Day

  • February 5 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

March

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM

  • March 5 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

April

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM

  • April 2 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

  • April 21 | 6 PM
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours: MUSEUM
  • Tour the museum building as you have never seen before. Guests will view areas normally off-limits to the general public. Groups are limited to 10 people. Tours will leave every 30 minutes.
    RSVP required 419-352-0967.

May

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed May 31 in observance of Memorial Day

  • May 6 | 6 PM
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours: OUT-BUILDINGS
  • Tour the museum out-buildings including Ice House, Asylum, and others. Guests will view areas normally off-limits to the general public. Groups are limited to 10 people. Tours will leave every 30 minutes.
    RSVP required 419-352-0967.

  • May 7 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

  • May 22, 9 AM - 5 PM | May 23, 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Living History Along the Portage Demonstration Day
  • Costumed interpreters portray life during the exploration of the Northwest Territory and the Ohio Country, especially along and near the Portage River in Wood County. Outdoor demonstrations are free and open to the public.
    Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission. Museum admission is always free for members.

June

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM

  • June 4 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

  • June 5, 10 AM - 5 PM | June 6, 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Power of Yesteryear Demonstration Day
  • Public demonstration and display of antique tractors and farm equipment from the Power of Yesteryear Club in the Museum's Boomtown Area. Free outdoors demonstrations.
    Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission. Museum admission is always free for members.

  • June TBA | 1 PM - 4 PM
  • Amateur Radio Demonstration Day
  • Public demonstration from the Wood County Amateur Radio Club in the Museum's Boomtown Area. Free outdoors demonstration.
    Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission.

July

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed July 5 in observance of Independence Day

  • July 2 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

August

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM

  • August 6 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

September

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed September 6 in observance of Labor Day

  • September 3 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month.

October

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed October 11 in observance of Columbus Day

  • October 1 - 8
  • GALA VIRTUAL AUCTION & FUNDRAISER
  • Bid on amazing prize packages and experiences at this annual fundraiser for the Wood County Historical Society | CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS

  • October 1 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month.

  • October 6 | 7 PM - 9 PM
  • GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY
  • Audience participation welcome in this fascinating annual program. RSVP today - seating is limited. [more]

  • Tuesday, October 12
  • SCARECROW CONTEST
  • Presented by the Wood County Park District | Held at the Wood County Museum
  • Scarecrows will remain on display at the museum until October 25.

  • Check back for more Folklore Fun events!

  • October TBA | 1 PM - 4 PM
  • Blacksmith Open Forge and Oil Derrick Demonstration Day
  • Public demonstration from the Northwest Ohio Blacksmith Association in the Museum's Boomtown Area. Tours and demonstrations of the museum's operational Oil Derrick. Free outdoors demonstrations.
    Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission.

November

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM
The Museum is closed November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day and November 25 & 26 in observance of Thanksgiving

  • November 5 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month.

  • Saturday November 27 & Sunday, December 28
  • SHOP SMALL SATURDAY and MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY
  • Shop the unique museum gift shop to support local as you start to tackle that holiday shopping list. See new products and specials.

December

Museum & Gift Shop open weekdays 10 AM - 4 PM, weekends 1-4 PM through December 23.
The Museum is closed December 24 - January 2. Happy Holidays!

  • December 3 | 10 AM - 4 PM
  • FREE FIRST FRIDAY
  • Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month.