Free First Friday

Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month!

Blacksmith Open Forge

Public demonstration from the Northwest Ohio Blacksmith Association in the Museum's Boomtown Area. Free outdoors demonstration. Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission.

Free First Friday

Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month Come out to the Wood County Museum for free Museum admission every first Friday to see the four different exhibits on display. May 7, 2021 June 4, 2021 July 2, 2021 August 6, 2021 September 3, 2021 October 1, 2021 November 5, 2021 December 3, […]

FREE FIRST FRIDAY

Free museum admission on the first Friday of each month

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 […]

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.

Living History Day

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

18th Annual Wood County Living History Day August  22, 2021 • 2:00 PM Wood County Museum Grounds, Bowling Green History comes alive! Meet first-person interpreters who will share stories of Wood County’s history, people, and places.   2021 HONOREES   ADDIE & JOHN CAIN: Follow their story from Little Big Horn to a very popular potato […]

Drone Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

DRONE GOLF BALL DROP FUNDRAISER 3 PM • After Living History DON’T MISS THIS FUN OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT THE WOOD COUNTY MUSEUM! Here’s how it works: Purchase a golf ball […]

$15.00 – $30.00

Behind the Scenes Tours

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS Tours starting at 6:00 PM $10 Members/$15 Non-Members Tour the Museum outbuildings,including the Ice House, Asylum, and others. Guests will get to view areas normally off limits to the general public. Tours will leave every 30 minutes. Ticket required

$10.00 – $15.00

A Pirate’s Life For Me: Rum Education & Tasting

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

A PIRATE’S LIFE FOR ME! Rum Education & Tasting 7 PM - 9 PM $50 Members/$60 Non-Members • Limited tickets available Arr Matey! Join local historian, Elliot MacFarlane, for a […]

$50.00 – $60.00

German-American Day

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY German Gravestone Inscriptions in NW Ohio 7 PM • RSVP Required Join us for this year's German-American Day Education Program. Your German Ancestry: A Story Slam. The Story Slam formate gives individuals 5 minutes to share stories about their German ancestry or German encounters; everyone is encouraged to participate. A brief introductory program […]

$5.00 – $10.00

A Night at the Derby Gala Fundraiser

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

A NIGHT AT THE DERBY GALA FUNDRAISER 6 PM - 9 PM $55 Members/$65 Non-Members Grab your derby attire and join us for a derby party! The Wood County Museum […]

$55.00 – $2,000.00

Behind the Scenes Tours

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS Tours starting at 6:00 PM $10 Members/$15 Non-Members Tour the main Museum building as you have never seen before. Guests will get to view areas normally […]

$10.00 – $15.00

Meet & Greet with Historic Barns of Ohio author Robert Kroeger

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

A Tribute to Historic Barns of Ohio 12PM - 2 PM Free for Members/$5 Non-Member The book “Historic Barns of Ohio” preserves Ohio’s history through oil paintings & essays. The […]

Free – $20.00

Demonstration Day: Spring Blacksmithing

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

On Saturday, April 2nd, The Wood County Museum will host a Demonstration Day featuring the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths Association as they keep the art of blacksmithing stoked in heart of […]

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Join the Wood County Museum for the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Each day, April 11-April 15, eggs will be hidden all around the Museum grounds, all 50 acres! Some […]

Tea & Talk Series: Spousal Roles in American Life

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

It Takes Two: Spousal Roles in American Life See how the Industrial Revolution, The Great Depression, electricity, World Wars, increased education, and the Internet have changed marriages and American home […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Demonstration Day: Prepare for Spring

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Come out to the Cox Cabin to meet with historic reenactors on the grounds of the Wood County Museum on Saturday, April 23 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This […]

Tea & Talk Series: Wedding Food Traditions

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH

Steaks and Cakes - The highlight of any wedding (at least for this speaker) is the cake! How have wedding food traditions changed since the wedding breakfast at the home of the bride in the mid-19th century, to the all-night receptions crowned by an elaborate fondant-covered confection at some weddings today? Speaker: Corinne Gordon, Wood […]

$18.00 – $23.00

Demonstration Day: Early Ohio Along the Portage

Early Ohio Along the Portage A Timeline (1750-1865) Reenactment Event May 14: 9AM-5PM & May 15: 10Am-4PM FREE ADMISSION TO EVENT Wood County Museum Grounds Experience Military, Native Americans, Settlers, […]