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NEW 2014 Tour Season:
April 5 - December 19, 2014
Tues - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays & Holidays*
Mon, Oct. 13 - Columbus Day
Tue, Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day
Th, Nov 27 & Fr Nov 28 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 20-31 - Christmas
Closed January - March 2015 as we prepare for the 2015 tour season and the Accessibility Project.
Please call regarding Museum business or rentals.
13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County
I-75 Road Construction Update
$5 adult / $1 child suggested donation.
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AUTUMN 2014 CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
get an ad in the Chanticleer
and on our website
The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is managed jointly by the Wood County Commissioners James F. Carter, Joel Kuhlman, and Doris Herringshaw, Ed.D; the Wood County Historical Society; and the Wood County Park District.
Plans to widen I-75 between June 2014 - June 2015 may impact your route. Visit the ODOT website for Northwest Ohio's latest road conditions, or call the Museum to inquire about alternative routes.
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2014
ASYLUM: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Photography exhibit by Christopher Payne
On exhibit now through December 19, 2014
* Please note that this exhibit is located on the 2nd floor and the Museum is not handicap accessible at this time.
CHASING THE WHITE RABBIT: An Historical Look at American Mental Illness
Inside the Lunatic Asylum
MUSEUM OPEN IN NOVEMBER
The Museum will be open for self-guided tours until November 26. After a short Thanksgiving break, we will open again for the Christmas Tours on Saturday, December 6 (with the Holiday Gala event Friday Dec. 5).
Friday, December 5, 6:00-8:00 PM
Evening Activities • Make Reservations
OLD HOME HOLIDAY MEMORIES : CHRISTMAS TOUR
December 6 - 19, 2014 [more]
- Self-guided tours Mon-Tue-Wed 10am - 5 pm
- Thr-Fri 10 am - 8 pm
- Sat-Sun - 1-4 pm
- "Immersive Experience" remembering the residents of the former County Poor House
- Holiday Teas - Dec. 11 & 18, 2 PM [make reservations]
- Activities on select dates & times include a visit from Santa, kids' crafts, and more [more]
- $5/adult, $1 children. Special admission for Gala and Teas.
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