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NEW 2014 Tour Season:

OPEN:
April 5 - December 19, 2014

Tues - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays & Holidays*

*CLOSED:
Mondays
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.

Contact Us:
13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
museum@woodcountyhistory.org
phone.419.352.0967
fax.419.352.6220

Directions:
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County Home Rd.
I-75 Road Construction Update

Admission:
$5 adult / $1 child
suggested donation.

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AUTUMN 2014 CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER PDF

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and on our website

 

Wood County, Ohio
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.
Wood County Park District

 

I-75 Construction 2014-15
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.

BGCVB
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 Exhibit and Speakers

Temporary Exhibit
ASYLUM: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Photography exhibit by Christopher Payne

On exhibit now through December 19, 2014
Museum Gallery

[more]

* Please note that this exhibit is located on the 2nd floor and the Museum is not handicap accessible at this time.

New Exhibit
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).

Old Home Holiday Memories : Christmas 2014

HOLIDAY GALA
Friday, December 5, 6:00-8:00 PM

Evening ActivitiesMake Reservations

OLD HOME HOLIDAY MEMORIES : CHRISTMAS TOUR
December 6 - 19, 2014
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  • 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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