List of museums in Ohio

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This list of museums in Ohio is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace or on the Internet (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Defunct museums are listed in a separate section.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order. An explanation of the regions column, based on regions used by the Ohio Museum Association, is in a separate section below the table.

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Name Town/City County Region Type Summary
1810 House Portsmouth Scioto Southwest Historic house website, operated by the Scioto County Historical Society
A.B. Graham Center Conover Miami Southwest Biographical website, honors 4-H founder A.B. Graham
A Christmas Story House Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Media Museum about and house used for the film A Christmas Story
Adena Mansion Chillicothe Ross Northeast Historic house Early 19th-century mansion on 300 acres (1.2 km2)
African American Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast African American
Age of Steam Roundhouse Sugarcreek Tuscarawas Northeast Railroad
AHA! A Hands-On Adventure Lancaster Fairfield Central Children's website
Akron Art Museum Akron Summit Northeast Art
Alexandria Museum Alexandria Licking Central Local history website
Algonquin Mill Complex Carrollton Carroll Northeast Open air website, operated by the Carroll County Historical Society, includes mill, farm museum, schoolhouse, several log cabins, farmhouse and barns
Allen County Museum Lima Allen Northwest Multiple Includes main local history museum, log house, Victorian mansion, locomotive display, military/transportation building and children's museum
Allen Memorial Art Museum Oberlin Lorain Northeast Art Part of Oberlin College
Alpine Hills Museum Sugarcreek Tuscarawas Northeast Local history website, early days of Swiss and Amish heritage
Alverta Green Museum Mason Warren Southwest Historic house website, operated by the Mason Historical Society, Victorian house with period room displays
American Civil War Museum of Ohio Tiffin Seneca Northeast Civil War website
American Classical Music Hall of Fame and Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Hall of fame - Music - Classical
American Sign Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Media Formerly known as the National Sign of the Times Museum
America's Packard Museum Dayton Montgomery Southwest Automotive Classic Packards and historic Packard memorabilia
Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center Berlin Holmes Northeast Religious website, features a mural-in-the-round depicting Amish/Mennonite history
Anti-Saloon League Museum Westerville Franklin Central History History of the Anti-Saloon League
Art Academy of Cincinnati Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Art Features three galleries
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art website, Ohio art gallery and research facility
ArtSpace Lima Lima Allen Northwest Art website, changing exhibits
Asahel Wright House Museum Centerville Montgomery Central Local history website, operated by the Centerville-Washington Township Historical Society
Ashland County Historical Society Museum Ashland Ashland Northeast Multiple website, includes 3 houses with exhibits of decorative arts, natural history and insect collection, household items, local industries, carriages
Ashtabula Maritime Museum Ashtabula Ashtabula Northeast Maritime website, housed in the former residence of the lighthouse keepers and the Coast Guard Chief
Ashton House Museum Carrollton Carroll Northeast Local history website
Athens County Historical Society & Museum Athens Athens Southeast Local history website, settlement of Ohio
Auman Museum of Radio & Television Dover Tuscarawas Northeast Technology website, historic television sets, radios and related memorabilia, open by appointment
Aurora Historical Society Museum Aurora Portage Northeast Local history website
Avery Downer House/Robbins Hunter Museum Granville Licking Central Historic house Greek Revival house with 14 rooms furnished with 18th and 19th century decorative arts
Baker Family Museum Caldwell Noble Southeast Decorative arts website, includes local glass and porcelain, antiques, lamps, grandfather clocks, music boxes and other historical items
Baltimore Community Museum Baltimore Fairfield Central Local history website
Bear's Mill Greenville Darke Southwest Mill Mid 19th century water-powered grist mill
Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer Village East Liverpool Columbiana Central Open air Ten structures that represent Ohio history from its early pioneer days to the Victorian period including Gaston's Mill
Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum Barnesville Belmont Southeast Historic house Late 19th century period Victorian mansion
Benninghofen House Hamilton Butler Southwest Historic house Operated by the Butler County Historical Society, mid-19th-century house reflecting owners through the 20th century
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Museum Oxford Butler Southwest History information, history of Beta Theta Pi fraternity
Betts House Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Historic house Early 19th century brick house, operated by The Colonial Dames of America
Biblewalk Mansfield Richland Central Religious website, wax museum of Biblical figures
Bicycle Museum of America New Bremen Auglaize Northwest Transportation Bicycles and memorabilia
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Columbus Franklin Central Art Cartoons, comic strips and graphic novels, includes the collections of the National Cartoon Museum, part of Ohio State University
Blakeslee Log Cabin Ashtabula Ashtabula Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Ashtabula Historical Society
Bluebird Farm Carrollton Carroll Northeast Toy website, restaurant with toy museum
Bob Evans Homestead Museum Bidwell Gallia Southeast Multiple Historical farm, company museum, open air village
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Dayton Montgomery Southwest Science Children's museum of science, includes Apollo Observatory
Bowling Green State University Fine Art Galleries Bowling Green Wood Northwest Art website, part of Bowling Green State University, includes Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankelman and Hiroko Nakamoto Galleries
Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum Bradford Darke Southwest Railroad website
Brooklyn Historical Society Museum Brooklyn Cuyahoga Northeast Local history information
Brookville Railroad Depot Brookville Montgomery Southwest Railroad website, operated by the Brookville Historical Society
Brownella Cottage Galion Crawford Central Historic house website, operated by the Galion Historical Society
Buckeye Furnace Milton Township Jackson Southeast Industry website, operated by the Ohio Historical Society, reconstructed charcoal-fired iron blast furnace
Butler Institute of American Art Youngstown Mahoning Northeast Art American art
Butts Museum Fowler Trumbull Northeast Local history information
Caesar's Creek Pioneer Village Waynesville Warren Southwest Open air Located in Caesar Creek State Park, over 15 log cabins and other buildings
Campus Martius Museum Marietta Washington Southeast History Settlement of Ohio, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Canton Classic Car Museum Canton Stark Northeast Automotive website, historic cars and memorabilia
Canton Museum of Art Canton Stark Northeast Art
Carillon Historical Park Dayton Montgomery Southwest Multiple Historic buildings and exhibits concerning the history of technology and the history of Dayton, includes Newcom Tavern
Carriage Hill MetroPark Historical Farm Dayton Montgomery Southwest Farm website, operated by Five Rivers MetroParks, 19th century period working farm
Carroll County Arts Center Carrollton Carroll Northeast Art website
The Castle (Marietta, Ohio) Marietta Washington Southeast Historic house
Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest History website
Central Insurance Companies Fire Museum Van Wert Van Wert Northwest Firefighting website, open from 1 - 3 PM on the third Friday of each month or by appointment
Central Ohio Fire Museum Columbus Franklin Central Firefighting website
Century Village Museum Burton Geauga Northeast Open air website, also known as the Geauga County Historical Society & Museum, historic buildings spanning over 100 years
Chateau Laroche Loveland Clermont Southwest Historic house Also known as Loveland Castle & Museum, folly of a historical European castle
Chester Courthouse Long Bottom Meigs Southeast Local history Operated by the Chester-Shade Historical Association, displays of local history
Children's Museum of Cleveland Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Children's
Chillicothe Area History Museum Chillicothe Ross Northeast Local history website, operated by the Chillicothe Historical Society
Chilo Lock 34 Park Chilo Clermont Southwest Transportation website, history of the Ohio River, canals, locks and dams
Chrisholm Historic Farmstead Trenton Butler Southwest Historic house Late 19th-century farmhouse open for special events
Christ Church Museum Windsor Ashtabula Northeast Local history website, operated by the Windsor Historical Society
Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Art
Cincinnati Fire Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Firefighting
Cincinnati History Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Local history Part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Multiple Complex includes Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati Historical Society Library and the Robert D. Lindner Family Omnimax Theater
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Hall of fame - Sports
Clague House Museum Westlake Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Westlake Historical Society
Clark County Heritage Center Springfield Clark Central Local history Operated by the Clark County Historical Society
Clark Gable Birthplace and Museum Cadiz Harrison Northeast Biographical website
Cleo Redd Fisher Museum Loudonville Ashland Northeast Local history information, operated by the Mohican Historical Society
Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Ethnic - Hungarian American History of Hungarians in northeast Ohio
Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art
Cleveland Museum of Natural History Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Natural history
Cleveland Police Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Law enforcement website
Cleveland State University Art Gallery Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art website, part of the Cleveland State University
Clifton Mill Clifton Greene Southwest Mill website, includes adjacent 1940s Gas Station Museum and seasonal Santa Claus Museum
COSI Columbus Columbus Franklin Central Science Over 300 interactive exhibits
Columbus Museum of Art Columbus Franklin Central Art European and American art and photography
Conneaut Area Historical Society Museum Conneaut Ashtabula Northeast Local history website, also operates the Conneaut Railroad Museum
Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Art
Cowan Pottery Museum Rocky River Cuyahoga Northeast Art - Pottery website, collection of Cowan Pottery, located in the Rocky River Public Library
Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Transportation - Automobile / Aviation Operated by the Western Reserve Historical Society
Creek Bend Farm Lindsey Sandusky Northwest Farm 1930’s-1950’s era farm park
Crile Archives Parma Cuyahoga Northeast Military website, operated by Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus, exhibits of 20th century military history from its collections
Cuyahoga Valley Historical Museum Peninsula Summit Northeast Local history website, branch of the Peninsula Library
Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens Athens Southeast Art Regional and national contemporary art exhibits
Daniel Gebhart Tavern Museum Miamisburg Montgomery Southwest Historic building Restored 1811 log tavern administered by the Miamisburg Historical Society
Daniel McCook House Carrollton Carroll Northeast Historic House Operated by the Carroll County Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society
Daniel Mooney Museum St. Marys Auglaize Northwest Historic house website, operated by the Auglaize County Historical Society
David Nickens Heritage Center Chillicothe Ross Northeast African American website, operated by the First Baptist Church Chillicothe, exhibits about local and national African American culture, open by appointment
Dayton Art Institute Dayton Montgomery Southwest Art Museum and school
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Dayton Montgomery Southwest Multiple Four sites about the Wright Brothers, local aviation heritage and local history
Dayton International Peace Museum Dayton Montgomery Southwest Peace
Dayton Visual Arts Center Dayton Montgomery Southwest Art Gallery with changing exhibits
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio Lancaster Fairfield Central Art - Decorative arts website, located in the Reese-Peters House
Delhi Historical Society Farmhouse Museum Delhi Township Hamilton Southwest Local history website
Delphos Canal Commission Museum Delphos Allen Northeast Transportation website, operated by the Delphos Canal Commission
Delphos Museum Delphos Allen Northeast Local history website
Delphos Museum of Postal History Delphos Allen Northeast Postal website, postal history, stamps, letters, artifacts and the Holocaust
Denison Museum Granville Licking Central Art website, part of Denison University, works in many media from Asia, Europe, and North and Central America
Dennison Railroad Depot Museum Dennison Tuscarawas Northeast Railroad Housed in an 1873 Pennsylvania Railroad depot, also features model train layout
DeWitt Log Homestead Oxford Butler Southwest Historic house Operated by the Oxford Museum Association, early 19th century log homestead
Dr. Bob's Home Akron Summit Northeast Historic house website, birthplace of Alcoholics Anonymous
Dr. Increase Mathews House Zanesville Muskingum Southeast Historic house website, operated by Zanesville Historical Society
Dittrick Museum of Medical History Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Medical Part of Case Western Reserve University
Doll Museum at the Old Rectory Worthington Franklin Central Toy website, operated by the Worthington Historical Society, 19th and 20th century dolls
Doty Homestead Oxford Butler Southwest Historic house website, operated by the Oxford Museum Association, mid 19th century brick house, located in Hueston Woods State Park
Drake Planetarium and Science Center Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Science
Duke Energy Children's Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Children's Part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, formerly the Cinergy Children's Museum
Dunham Tavern Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast History Mid 19th century tavern
Early Television Museum Hilliard Franklin Central Technology Early television receiver sets and accessories
East Palestine Historical Society Log House East Palestine Columbiana Northeast Historic house website, 1840 period log home
Edison Birthplace Museum Milan Erie Historic house Birthplace of inventor Thomas Alva Edison
Ed Jeffers Barber Museum Canal Winchester Franklin Central Industry website, barber profession artifacts, open by appointment
Elizabeth Township Museum Troy Miami Southwest Local history information, operated by the Elizabeth Township Historical Society
Ely Chapman Foundation Marietta Washington Southeast Cultural website, houses the West African Museum with art and artifacts from Ghana
EnterTrainment Junction West Chester Butler Southwest Railroad website, miniature railroad family center that includes American Railroading Museum, model railroad expo center, children's play area
Eleutherus Cooke House Sandusky Erie Northeast Historic house Operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Evelyn True Button House McConnelsville Morgan Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Morgan County Historical Society, 19th century period home, includes the Doll House next door, a collection of dolls, and a carriage house and blacksmith shop
Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse Fairport Harbor Lake Northeast Maritime Maritime museum and lighthouse
Farmers’ Castle Museum Education Center Belpre Washington Southeast Local history website, information, operated by the Belpre Historical Society
Fawick Art Gallery Berea Cuyahoga Northeast Art website, part of Baldwin Wallace College
Finnish Heritage Museum Fairport Harbor Lake Northeast Ethnic - Finnish American Finnish heritage and culture
Firelands Museum Norwalk Huron Northeast Local history website, operated by the Firelands Historical Society
First Ladies National Historic Site Canton Stark Northeast History Includes the historic home of Ida Saxton McKinley and exhibits about the First Ladies
Fitton Center for the Arts Hamilton Butler Southwest Art website, includes several free exhibition galleries
Flint Ridge State Memorial Hopewell Township Licking Central Native American Restored prehistoric quarry pit and museum about the digging and shaping of flint
Follett House Museum Sandusky Erie Northeast Local history website
Fort Ancient Lebanon Warren Southwest Native American Ancient Native American mounds and museum
Fort Firelands Marblehead Ottawa Northeast Fort Recreated fort and archaeology museum
Fort Laurens Bolivar Tuscarawas Northeast Military Museum and partial recreation of an American Revolutionary War fort
Fort Meigs Perrysburg Wood Northwest Military Reconstructed early 19th-century fort and museum
Fort Recovery Fort Recovery Mercer Northeast Military Museum about the American Revolutionary War fort
Fort Rowdy Museum Covington Miami Southwest Local history information, operated by the Covington-Newberry Historical Society, open by appointment and for special events
Fort Steuben Steubenville Jefferson Northeast Military Reconstructed 1780s period fort
Fostoria Glass Heritage Gallery Fostoria Seneca Northeast Glass website, glassware produced by the over 10 glass companies in Fostoria from 1887–1920
Franklin Museum New Athens Harrison Northeast Local history
Frank Museum of Art Westerville Franklin Central Art website, part of Otterbein College, art from Africa, Japan, and New Guinea
Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center Columbus Franklin Central African American website, part of Ohio State University, features 2 art galleries
Fredericktown Historical Museum Fredericktown Knox Northeast Local history website, operated by the Fredericktown Historical Society
Frostville Museum North Olmsted Cuyahoga Northeast Open air website, operated by the Olmsted Historical Society, includes 4 houses, a general store, two barns and a church
Fulton County Museum Wauseon Fulton Northwest Local history website, operated by the Fulton County Historical Society
Gahanna Historical Society Museums Gahanna Franklin Northeast Historic house website, includes the John Clark House and the Log House
Garst Museum Greenville Darke Southwest Local history Includes exhibits on Annie Oakley and Lowell Thomas; operated by the Darke County Historical Society
Georgian Museum Lancaster Fairfield Central Historic house website, operated by the Fairfield Heritage Association, 1830s Federal mansion
German Heritage Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Ethnic - German American Contributions of the German immigrants and their descendants in the Ohio River Valley and America
Glendower Mansion Lebanon Warren Southwest Historic house Operated by the Warren County Historical Society
Gnadenhutten Historical Park and Museum Gnadenhutten Tuscarawas Northeast Open air
Gorman Heritage Farm Evendale Hamilton Southwest Farm website, heritage farm and outdoor education center
Goshen Historical Society Museum Goshen Clermont Southwest Local history website
Governor Bebb MetroPark & Pioneer Village Okeana Butler Southwest Open air website, historic log cabins, located in Governor Bebb MetroPark
Grant Birthplace Point Pleasant Clermont Southwest Historic house Birthplace of President Ulysses S. Grant, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Grant Boyhood Home Georgetown Brown Southwest Historic house Family home of President Ulysses S. Grant, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Grant Schoolhouse Georgetown Brown Southwest School Early 19th century school of President Ulysses S. Grant, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Granville Historical Society Museum Granville Licking Central Local history website
Great Lakes Science Center Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Science
Great Western Schoolhouse St. Clairsville Belmont Central Education Open by appointment, late 19th century schoolhouse
Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society Museum Buckeye Lake Licking Central Local history website, features Buckeye Lake Park memorabilia
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Law enforcement website
Greater Cleveland Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame and Museum Euclid Cuyahoga Northeast Sports website
Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum Loveland Hamilton Southwest Historic house website
Greene County Historical Society Museum Xenia Greene Southwest Multiple information, complex includes Galloway Log House, Brantley Carriage House Museum and Victorian Town House
Guernsey County Historical Museum Cambridge Guernsey Northeast Local history Late 19th-century house containing antique furnishings, products and personal items from Guernsey County and its people
Hale Farm & Village Bath Township Summit Northeast Living Operated by the Western Reserve Historical Society, 1860s village
Hancock Historical Museum Findlay Hancock Northwest Local history website
Hardin County Historical Museums Kenton Hardin Northwest Local history website, includes Sullivan-Johnson Museum, and the Hardin Historic Village and Farm, which is open by appointment seasonally
Harding Museum Franklin Warren Southwest Local history website, operated by the Franklin Area Historical Society, also operates the Franklin Post Office
Harmony Hill Historical Museum Williamsburg Clermont Southwest Historic house Operated by the Clermont County Historical Society
Harriet Beecher Stowe House Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Biographical House where author Harriet Beecher Stowe and family lived
Harris Dental Museum Bainbridge Ross Northeast Medical Early 19th century home, medical office, dental office, and dental school
Harrison County History of Coal Museum Cadiz Harrison Northeast Mining Located on the lower level of the Puskarich Public Library
Hauck House Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Historic house 19th-century townhouse
Hawthorn Hill Oakwood Montgomery Southwest Historic house Early 20th mansion of Wilbur and Orville Wright
Hefner Museum of Natural History Oxford Butler Southwest Natural history website, part of Miami University
Henry Fearing House Museum Marietta Washington Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Washington County Historical Society, Victorian home
Heritage Center Museum Reynoldsburg Franklin Central Local history website, operated by the Reynoldsburg-Truro Historical Society
Heritage Hall Hamilton Butler Southwest Local history website, includes Robert McCloskey Museum
Hezekiah Dunham House Bedford Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, 1832 Georgian mansion operated by the Bedford Historical Society
Heritage Farm Museum Brunswick Medina Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Brunswick Area Historical Society, 1860s homestead
Heritage Hall Marion Marion Southwest Local history Operated by the Marion County Historical Society
Heritage Museum (Columbus) Columbus Franklin Central History website, history of Kappa Kappa Gamma
Heritage Village Museum Sharonville Hamilton Southwest Living 19th century village
Hickories Museum Elyria Lorain Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Lorain County Historical Society
Hiestand Galleries Oxford Butler Southwest Art website, part of Miami University
Highland House Museum Hillsboro Highland Northeast Local history website, operated by the Highland County Historical Society
Highlands Nature Sanctuary Bainbridge Ross Northeast Natural history Private nature preserve, includes the Appalachian Forest Museum
Historic Costume & Textile Collection Columbus Franklin Central Textile website, part of Ohio State University, permanent and changing exhibits in the Snowden Galleries
Historic Kirtland Village Kirtland Lake Northeast Open air Historic buildings and sites important to the early Latter Day Saint movement
Historic Lyme Village Bellevue Huron Northeast Open air website, includes John Wright Mansion, carriage house, schoolhouse, church, general store, log houses, barns, post office and more
Historical Society of Germantown Museum Germantown Montgomery Southwest Local history website
Hoover Historical Center North Canton Stark Northeast Historic house website, part of Walsh University, history of The Hoover Company and its vacuum cleaners told in period settings
Hopalong Cassidy Museum Cambridge Guernsey Central Biographical information, part of an antique mall, movie star Hopalong Cassidy memorabilia
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park Chillicothe Ross Northeast Archaeology Ancient Native American mounds and museum
Hower House Akron Summit Northeast Historic house website, part of University of Akron, Victorian mansion
Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum Ashtabula Ashtabula Northeast Historic house website, 1841 period house with exhibits on the Underground Railroad and American Civil War
Huffman Prairie Flying Field Fairborn Greene Southwest Aviation Part of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Iams Homestead Museum Trotwood Montgomery Southwest Historic house website, operated by the Trotwood-Madison Historical Society
Imagination Station Toledo Lucas Northwest Science Over 300 hands-on science exhibits
Indian Museum of Lake County, Ohio Willoughby Lake Northeast Native American website
International Women's Air & Space Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Aviation History of women in aviation and space, located at Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport
J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum Dover Tuscarawas Northeast Historic house Operated by the Dover Historical Society, 17 room Victorian mansion and adjacent museum with carriages and other vehicles
Jack Nicklaus Museum Columbus Franklin Central Biographical website, part of Ohio State University, golf legend Jack Nicklaus
James A. Garfield National Historic Site Mentor Lake Northeast Biographical Home of President James Garfield
Jefferson County Historical Association & Museum Steubenville Jefferson Northeast Local history website
Jefferson Depot Jefferson Ashtabula Northeast Open air website, includes railroad depot, pharmacy, post office, general store and Victorian house
Jennie Munger Gregory Memorial Museum Geneva on the Lake Ashtabula Northeast Local history website, operated by the Ashtabula County Historical Society
John & Annie Glenn Historic Site New Concord Muskingum Northeast Living website, astronaut John Glenn's boyhood home recreated for the Depression and home front during World War II
John Scott Garbry Museum Piqua Miami Southwest Open air information, student center for Upper Valley JVS students majoring in the Environmental Occupations Program, includes classrooms, land laboratories and a replica of a town square featuring re-creations of 19th century shops, open by appointment
John P. Parker House Ripley Brown Southwest Historic house Mid 19th century home that was a stop on the Underground Railroad
John Rankin House Ripley Brown Southwest Historic house Operated by the Ohio Historical Society, home to abolitionist John Rankin and stop on the Underground Railroad
John Smart House Medina Medina Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Medina County Historical Society
John Stark Edwards House and Museum Warren Trumbull Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Trumbull County Historical Society, home of John Stark Edwards
Johnny Appleseed Museum Urbana Champaign Central Biographical website, part of Urbana University, memorabilia and written information about the life of Johnny Appleseed
Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum Coshocton Coshocton Central Multiple Local history, Native American art and artifacts, American & European decorative arts, changing art exhibits
Johnson's Island Museum Marblehead Ottawa Northeast Civil War History of Johnson's Island, POW camp during the Civil War
Johnston Farm and Indian Agency Piqua Miami Southwest Multiple website, website, information about the Piqua Historical Area, includes John Johnston Farm, a museum of local & canal history, and canal rides
Joshua Reed Giddings Law Office Jefferson Ashtabula Northeast Historic house Operated by the Ashtabula County Historical Society, early 19th century law office of abolitionist Joshua Reeds Giddings
Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center Columbus Franklin Central Religious website, Catholic art and religious artifacts
Karl Limper Geology Museum Oxford Butler Southwest Geology Part of Miami University, ore minerals and meteorites
Keeper's House Marblehead Ottawa Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Ottawa County Historical Society
Kelton House Museum and Garden Columbus Franklin Central Historic house Victorian life, stop on the Underground Railroad
Kemper Log House Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Historic house Operated by The Colonial Dames of America
Kennedy Museum of Art Athens Athens Southeast Art website, part of Ohio University, collections include southwest Native American textiles, jewelry and contemporary collection of prints
Kennedy Stone House Cambridge Guernsey Central Historic house Located in Salt Fork State Park
Kent State School of Art Galleries Kent Portage Central Art website, part of Kent State University School of Art
Kent State University Museum Kent Portage Central Multiple website, part of Kent State University, fashion and decorative arts
Kelso House Museum Brimfield Portage Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Brimfield Memorial House Association
Kern-Harrington Museum Plain Township Franklin Central Local history website, operated by the New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society
Killbuck Valley Museum Killbuck Holmes Northeast Local history website, animal skeletons, archaeological artifacts, geology specimens, local history
Kingwood Center Mansfield Richland Central Historic house Botanical garden and mansion
Kirtland Temple Kirtland Lake Northeast Religious Historic Mormon temple with museum
Knox County Historical Society Museum Mount Vernon Knox Central Local history website
Lake County History Center Painesville Township Lake Northwest Local history website
Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum Put-in-Bay Ottawa Northeast Local history website, operated by the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society
Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center Put-in-Bay Ottawa Northeast Natural history website, operated by the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, formerly the Alaskan Wildlife Museum
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Bay Village Cuyahoga Northeast Nature center website, features live animals, natural history and science exhibits
Lake Metroparks Farmpark Kirtland Lake Northeast Farm website, Family oriented science and cultural center devoted to agriculture, farming, and country life. The purpose of the park is to help people understand that farm life is still going on and how it has developed over time. Farmpark strives not only to help people understand the past of agriculture but also to draw attention to the present situation of the industry and see future applications. It was named one of the top 10 educational sites to learn about farming by USA Today.
Lane-Hooven House Hamilton Butler Southwest Historic house Octagon Gothic house
Laurel Court Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Historic house
Learning Center and Money Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Numismatic Part of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
LeFevre Gallery Newark Licking Central Art website, part of Ohio State University, Newark Campus
Lenox Rural Museum Jefferson Ashtabula Northeast Local history information, includes general store and gas station, agriculture equipment
Liberty Aviation Museum Port Clinton Ottawa Northwest Aviation website, located at the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, also military and local history
Lillian Jones Museum Jackson Jackson Southeast Local history website
Lisbon Historical Society Museum Lisbon Columbiana Northeast Local history website
Little Italy Heritage Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Local history information
Little Red Schoolhouse Bowling Green Wood Northwest School website, information
Lloyd Library and Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Art Library of medical botany, pharmacy, eclectic medicine, and horticulture with art exhibits from its collections
Logan County Museum Bellefontaine Logan Southwest Local history information, themed period rooms and local history
Loghurst Canfield Mahoning Northeast Historic house Operated by appointment with the Western Reserve Historical Society
Louis Stokes Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Biographical information, located at Outhwaite Homes
Lowrie-Beatty Museum Ravenna Portage Northeast Local history website, operated by the Portage County Historical Society
Lucy Hayes Heritage Center Chillicothe Ross Northeast Historic house website, restored home of Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes
Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum Bellevue Huron Northeast Railroad website, includes John Wright Mansion, carriage house, schoolhouse, church, general store, log houses, barns, post office and more
Mahler Museum & History Center Berea Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Berea Historical Society
Malabar Farm State Park Lucas Richland Central Multiple Historic house and farm museum
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Beachwood Cuyahoga Northeast Ethnic - Jewish
Mansfield Art Center Mansfield Richland Central Art
Mansfield Fire Museum Mansfield Richland Central Firefighting website
Mansfield Memorial Museum Mansfield Richland Central Local history website
Mansfield Reformatory Mansfield Richland Central Prison Late 19th century prison
MAPS Air Museum Green Summit Northeast Aviation Located at the Akron-Canton Regional Airport
Marblehead Lighthouse Museum Marblehead Ottawa Northeast Maritime Housed in the former residence of the lighthouse keepers in Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics Fort Recovery Mercer Northeast Religious Collection of religious relics and Maria Stein Heritage Museum with pioneer life exhibits
Marietta Soda Fountain & Museum Marietta Washington Southeast Commodity - Coca-Cola website, soda fountain, shop and museum of Coca-Cola memorabilia
Maritime Museum of Sandusky Sandusky Erie Northeast Maritime website
Massillon Museum Massillon Stark Northeast Local history, art website, exhibits include miniature circus, Native American artifacts, period displays, changing art exhibits
Matamoras Area Historical Society Museum Matamoras Washington Southeast Local history website
Mayfield Township Historical Society Museum Mayfield Township Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, housed in the Bennett VanCuren Historical Home
Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture Books Findlay Hancock Northwest Art Part of the University of Findlay, literacy and the art of children's picture books
McDonough Museum of Art Youngstown Mahoning Northeast Art Part of Youngstown University, contemporary art
McKinley Memorial Library, Museum & Birthplace Home Niles Trumbull Northeast Biographical Memorial, museum and historic house museum of President William McKinley
Merry-Go-Round Museum Sandusky Erie Northeast Amusement website
Meigs County Museum Pomeroy Meigs Southeast Local history website, operated by the Meigs County Historical Society
Mentor Safety Village Mentor Lake Northeast Firefighting website, includes Mentor Fire Museum, Children's Safety House
Miakonda Museum Toledo Lucas Northwest Scouting website
Miami University Art Museum Oxford Butler Southwest Art Part of Miami University, features 5 galleries of changing exhibitions, collections include paintings, sculpture and prints, Leica cameras and a sculpture park
Miami Valley Military History Museum Dayton Montgomery Southwest Military history museum website, Sponsored by the American Veterans Heritage Center, located on the grounds of the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Middletown Canal Museum Middletown Butler Southwest Local history website, operated by the Middletown Historical Society
Middleton Doll Home Store and Legacy Dollhouse Museum Belpre Washington Southeast Doll website, Middleton Doll Company history and dolls
Midwest Railway Preservation Society Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Railroad website
Mid-Ohio Historical Museum Canal Winchester Franklin Central Toy website, also known as Doll and Toy Museum
Milan Historical Museum Milan Erie Northeast Multiple website, six buildings include decorative arts, dolls & toys, tools, carriages, farm equipment, glass, local history, period rooms, 19th century general store
Mill Creek Falls History Center Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Local history website, operated by the Slavic Village Historical Society,
Millersburg Glass Museum Millersburg Holmes Northeast Glass website, local glass, located on the campus of the Holmes County Cultural Center Campus
Monroe Historical Society Museum Monroe Butler Southwest Local history website
Monument Cabin Hamilton Butler Southwest Historic house information, 1804 log cabin
Moore House Museum Lorain Lorain Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Black River Historical Society
Morgan County Historical Society Museum McConnelsville Morgan Southeast Local history website, operated by the Morgan County Historical Society, also a doll museum
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Pickerington Franklin Central Hall of fame - Transportation - Motorcycle Motorcycles, riding gear, memorabilia, important figures
Motts Military Museum Groveport Franklin Central Military website
Museum at the Friends Home Waynesville Warren Southwest Local history website, also known as the Waynesville Area Heritage & Cultural Center
Museum of Ceramics East Liverpool Columbiana Central Art Ceramic wares produced in and around East Liverpool
Museum of Classical Archaeology Columbus Franklin Central Archaeology website, part of Ohio State University, ancient Greek and Roman artifacts
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art - Contemporary
Museum of Divine Statues Lakewood Cuyahoga Northeast Religious website, ecclesiastical statues and other sacred artifacts[1][2]
Museum of Natural History & Science Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Natural history website, part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Museum of Troy History Troy Miami Southwest Local history information
Myers School of Art Galleries Akron Summit Northeast Art website, part of University of Akron
NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Aerospace Visitor center features exhibits about NASA, space exploration and the solar system
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Wilberforce Greene Southwest African American Adjacent to Central State University
National Aviation Hall of Fame Riverside Montgomery Southwest Hall of fame - Aviation - Military Hosted within the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB
National Center for Nature Photography Berkey Lucas Northwest Art website, located in Secor Metropark
National Ceramic Museum and Heritage Center Roseville Muskingum Southeast Art information, pottery
National Construction Equipment Museum Bowling Green Wood Northwest Technology Construction vehicles of all kinds, operated by the Historical Construction Equipment Association
National Heisey Glass Museum Newark Licking Central Glass Operated by the Heisey Collectors of America, Heisey Glass Company glassware
National Imperial Glass Museum Bellaire Belmont Central Glass Glass produced by Imperial Glassware
National Museum of Cambridge Glass Cambridge Guernsey Central Glass website, Cambridge Glass glassware
National Museum of the United States Air Force Riverside Montgomery Southwest Aviation Located at Wright-Patterson AFB outside Dayton
National Packard Museum Warren Trumbull Northeast Automotive website, exhibits on Packard family, Packard Electric Company, Packard Motor Car and local history
National Road/Zane Grey Museum Norwich Muskingum Southeast Multiple website, exhibits on the National Road, author Zane Grey and Ohio art pottery, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest History
National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting West Chester Butler Southwest Media information, located in a former Voice of America facility
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Natural history
Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum Wapakoneta Auglaize Northwest Aerospace Ohio's contributions to the history of space flight, life of astronaut Neil Armstrong
New Bremen Historical Museum New Bremen Auglaize Northwest Local history Operated by the New Bremen Historic Association in the mid 19th century William Luelleman House
New Indian Ridge Museum Amherst Lorain Northeast Archaeology
New Knoxville Heritage Center New Knoxville Auglaize Northwest Historic house Operated by the New Knoxville Historical Society, includes a late 19th-century house, doctor's office, log house and standalone kitchen building
North Canton Heritage Society Museum North Canton Stark Northeast Local history website
Northern Ohio Railway Museum Chippewa Lake Medina Northeast Railroad
Northwest Franklin County Historical Society Museum Hilliard Franklin Central Multiple website, local history museum and open air historical village
Oak Hill Cottage Museum Mansfield Richland Central Historic house
Oberlin Heritage Center Oberlin Lorain Northeast Open air Includes Monroe House, the Little Red Schoolhouse, and the Jewett House
Ohio Craft Museum Columbus Franklin Central Art website, operated by Ohio Designer Craftsmen, fine craft
Ohio Glass Museum Lancaster Fairfield Central Glass website, pressed and blown glass objects from Ohio glass manufacturers
Ohio Governor's Mansion Bexley Franklin Central Historic house 1920s mansion and garden, home to the Governor of Ohio since 1957
Ohio History Center Columbus Franklin Central History History of Ohio, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Ohio Judicial Center Visitor Education Center Columbus Franklin Central Legal website, exhibits about the history, role and responsibility of the Ohio court system
Ohio Railway Museum Worthington Franklin Central Railroad
Ohio River Museum Marietta Washington Southeast Maritime Operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Ohio Statehouse Columbus Franklin Central History
Ohio Tobacco Museum Ripley Brown Southwest Industry website, tobacco farming and production
Ohio Valley River Museum Clarington Monroe Southeast Local History website
Ohio Village Columbus Franklin Central Living museum Mid-19th century village, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Civil War Museum Sheffield Lake Lorain Northeast Civil War website, men who served the Union during the Civil War from 1861–1865
Ohio's Small-Town Museum Ashville Pickaway Central Local history website, operated by the Ashville Area Heritage Society
Old Brick Historical Society Orwell Ashtabula Northeast Local history information
Old Carnegie Library Museum Pickerington Franklin Local history website, operated by the Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society
Oldest Stone House Museum Lakewood Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Lakewood Historical Society
Olin’s Museum of Covered Bridges Ashtabula Ashtabula Northeast Commodity - Covered bridges website, history, photos, art, and artifacts about covered bridges
Oliver Tucker Museum Beverly Washington Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Lower Muskingum Historical Society
Orange Johnson House Museum Worthington Franklin Central Historic house website, operated by the Worthington Historical Society, 19th century period home
Orton Geological Museum Columbus Franklin Central Geology Part of Ohio State University, located in Orton Hall, includes rocks, minerals and fossils from Ohio and around the world
Our House Gallipolis Gallia Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Ohio Historical Society
Overfield Tavern Museum Troy Miami Southwest Historic site website, furnished in mid-19th century Ohio antiques
Patterson Homestead Dayton Montgomery Southwest Historic house 19th-century house
Paul Laurence Dunbar House Dayton Montgomery Southwest Biographical Part of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Pennsylvania House Museum Springfield Clark Central Historic house Early 19th-century house and tavern, operated by the Lagonda Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Perkins Stone Mansion Akron Summit Northeast Historic house Mid-19th-century mansion, operated by The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio
Perry County Historical Society Somerset Perry Southeast Local history website, 1840 house with exhibits on American Civil War, Native Americans, Perry County art pottery
Perry Historical Museum Perry Lake Northeast Local history website, operated by the Perry Historical Society
Philip Moore Jr. Stone House West Portsmouth Scioto Southwest Historic house website
Piatt Castles West Liberty Logan Northwest Historic house Two mid-19th-century chateaux open for tours
Pickwick Building Museum Middletown Butler Southwest Local history website, operated by the Middletown Historical Society
Pike Heritage Museum Waverly Pike Northeast Local history website
Piqua Historical Museum Piqua Miami Southwest Local history information
Plain City Historical Society Museum Plain City Madison Central Local history website
Polka Hall of Fame Euclid Cuyahoga Northeast Hall of fame - Dance - Polka History of the Cleveland-style polk
Portage County Historical Society Ravenna Portage Northeast Open air website, complex includes Lowrie-Beatty Museum, historic houses, buildings and antique transportation
Post Mark Museum Bellevue Huron Northeast Postal website, post mark and post office memorabilia
Presidential Museum (Ohio) Williamsfield Ashtabula Northeast History website, exhibits on every U.S. President
Price Hill Historical Society Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Local history website
Pro Football Hall of Fame Canton Stark Northeast Hall of fame - Sports - Football
Promont House Museum Milford Clermont Southwest Historic house Operated by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society, 3-story Victorian Italianate mansion
Prospect Place Trinway Muskingum Northeast Historic house Mid-19th-century mansion
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum Hamilton Butler Southwest Art website, 265-acre (1.07 km2) sculpture park and outdoor museum
Quaker Heritage Center Wilmington Clinton Southwest Religious website, part of Wilmington College
Quigley Museum Amherst Lorain Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Amherst Historical Society
Ragersville Historical Society Sugarcreek Tuscarawas Northeast Local history website, museum and one room schoolhouse
Reinberger Galleries Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art Part of the Cleveland Institute of Art
Richard Ross Museum of Art Delaware Delaware Central Art museum Part of Ohio Wesleyan University
Richland County Museum Lexington Richland Central Local history website, photos
Riffe Gallery Columbus Franklin Central Art website, operated by the Ohio Arts Council
Ripley Museum Ripley Brown Southwest Local history information, 1850s home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century
River Museum Wellsville Columbiana Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Wellsville Historical Society
Robbins Crossing Nelsonville Athens Southeast Living website, operated by Hocking College, 19th century village
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Hall of fame - Music - Rock 'n' Roll
Rock Island Railroad Museum Chillicothe Ross Northeast Railroad website, operated by the Chillicothe Historical Society
Rombach Place Museum Wilmington Clinton Southwest Local history Home of General James W. Denver, features Victorian furnishings, local history and art; operated by the Clinton County Historical Society
Roscoe Village Coshocton Coshocton Central Living Restored 19th century canal village, also features the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum
Rose Hill Museum Bay Village Cuyahoga Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Bay Village Historical Society
Ross County Heritage Center Chillicothe Ross Northeast Local history website, operated by the Ross County Historical Society, site includes the 1820s Knoles Log House and the Franklin House with exhibits of local women's history
Ross Historical Museum Sidney Shelby Southwest Local history information
Ross-Gowdy House New Richmond Clermont Southwest Historic house website, operated by the New Richmond Historical Society
Rossville Museum Piqua Miami Southwest African American information, 1869 house built by former slave
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Fremont Sandusky Northwest Biographical Includes Presidential library, Hayes Museum and Spiegel Grove
Salem Historical Museum Salem Columbiana Northeast Local history website
Samuel Spitler House Community Museum Brookville Montgomery Southwest Historic house website, operated by the Brookville Historical Society
Sandstone Museum Center Amherst Lorain Northeast Open air website, operated by the Amherst Historical Society
Sauder Village Archbold Fulton Northwest Living website, turn-of-the-20th-century rural village with craftsmen, historic houses, farm and more
Sayler-Swartsel House Eaton Preble Southwest Local history website, operated by the Preble County Historical Society
Schoenbrunn Village New Philadelphia Tuscarawas Northeast Open air website, operated by the Ohio Historical Society, reconstructed village with seventeen buildings
Schumacher Gallery Bexley Franklin Central Art website, part of Capital University
Scio Historical Museum Scio Harrison Northeast Local history information
Sculpture Center Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art website, gallery for sculpture
Sedgwick House Museum Martins Ferry Belmont Southeast Local history website, information, operated by the Martins Ferry Area Historical Society
Serpent Mound Peebles Adams Southwest Archaeology Prehistoric effigy mound. museum and park
Shaker Museum (Ohio) Shaker Heights Cuyahoga Northeast Religious website
Shandy Hall Geneva Ashtabula Northeast Historic house Early 19th-century house, operated by appointment with the Western Reserve Historical Society
Sherman House Museum Lancaster Fairfield Central Historic house 19th century home of U.S. senator John Sherman and General William Tecumseh Sherman
Sherwood-Davidson House Museum Newark Licking Central Historic house website, operated by the Licking County Historical Society
Snook's Dream Cars Bowling Green Wood Northwest Automotive website, historic cars in recreated settings including a 1940s Texaco gas station, 1930s general store and 1960s race track
Southern Ohio Museum Portsmouth Scioto Southwest Art website, focus on Ohio and regional art, Clarence Holbrook Carter and over 10,000 prehistoric Native American objects
SPACES Gallery Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Art website, contemporary art
Spiegel Grove Fremont Sandusky Northwest Historic house Also known as Rutherford B. Hayes Home, part of Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spirit of 76 Museum Wellington Lorain Northeast Local history information, operated by the Southern Lorain County Historical Society
Springboro Museum Center Springboro Warren Southwest Local history information, former stop on the Underground Railroad
Springfield Museum of Art Springfield Clark Central Art website
Spring Hill Massillon Stark Northeast Historic house website, 1820s rural home once a stop on the Underground Railroad
Squire Rich House Museum Brecksville Cuyahoga Southeast Local history website, operated by the Brecksville Historical Association
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Akron Summit Northeast Historic house Notable country estate with gardens
Steamship William G. Mather Maritime Museum Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Museum ship Retired Great Lakes bulk freighter
Stearns Homestead Parma Cuyahoga Northeast Open air website, operated by the Parma Area Historical Society, includes 1855 Stearns House, 1920 Gibbs House, country store and farm
Stein Galleries Fairborn Greene Southwest Art website, part of Wright State University
Stengel True Museum Marion Marion Southwest Local history information
Stone Academy (Ohio) Zanesville Muskingum Southeast Local history website, operated by The Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County
Strock Stone House Austintown Mahoning Northeast Historic house Operated by the Austintown Historical Society
Strongsville Historical Village Strongsville Cuyahoga Northeast Open air website, operated by the Strongsville Historical Society, recreated 19th century village
SunWatch Indian Village Dayton Montgomery Southwest Native American Recreated 13th century Native American village
Sutliff Museum Warren Trumbull Northeast Local history website, Victorian furnished room on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Taft Museum of Art Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Art
Ted Lewis Museum Circleville Pickaway Central Biographical website, musician Ted Lewis
Temperance Tavern & Cy Young Museum Newcomerstown Tuscarawas Northeast Local history information
Temple Museum of Religious Art Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Jewish Three locations
Thurber House Columbus Franklin Central Biographical Museum home of author James Thurber and literary center
Tiffin Glass Museum Tiffin Seneca Central Glass website, features Tiffin Glass Company glassware
Toledo Firefighters Museum Toledo Lucas Northwest Firefighting website
Toledo Museum of Art Toledo Lucas Northwest Art Features large glass collection, plus extensive collection of European and American painting
Toledo, Lake Erie and Western Railway Museum Waterville Lucas Northwest Railway Heritage railroad and museum
Town Hall Museum Bedford Cuyahoga Northeast Local history website, operated by the Bedford Historical Society
Toy and Plastic Brick Museum Bellaire Belmont Central Toy Features Lego projects
Trapshooting Hall of Fame & Museum Vandalia Montgomery Southwest Sports website
Tri-State Warbird Museum Batavia Clermont Southwest Aviation Restored World War II aircraft
Trotwood Depot Museum Trotwood Montgomery Southwest Railroad website, operated by the Trotwood-Madison Historical Society
Troy Hayner Cultural Center Troy Miami Southwest Art website, 8 changing art exhibits, permanent exhibit about the Hayner Distillery Company
Trumbull Art Gallery Warren Trumbull Northeast Art website
TV Dinner Club Museum Fairlawn Summit Northeast Media website, currently looking for a new home, art & artifacts of mid-20th Century American TV
Twinsburg Historical Society Twinsburg Summit Northeast Local history website
Ukrainian Museum-Archives Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Ethnic - Ukrainian American
Uhrichsville Clay Museum Uhrichsville Tuscarawas Northeast Decorative art website, folk art created by clay workers in their spare time and other ceramic items
Underground Railroad Museum Flushing Belmont Northeast History website, slavery and the Underground Railroad in Ohio
Union Township Heritage Association West Milton Miami Southwest Local history information
Upton House Warren Trumbull Northeast Historic house 19th-century home of suffragette Harriet Taylor Upton
USS Cod Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Museum ship - Military World War II Fleet Submarine
USS Radford National Naval Museum Newcomerstown Tuscarawas Northeast Maritime Exhibits about the World War II destroyer and her crew
Uniopolis Historical Museum Uniopolis Auglaize Northwest Local history Operated by the Uniopolis Historical Society
Van Wert County Historical Society Van Wert Van Wert Northwest Open air website, includes the Clark Mansion, barn with agriculture exhibits, one room schoolhouse, log house
Verdin Bell and Clock Museum Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Commodity Antique clocks, bells and bell-ringing equipment
Versailles Area Museum Versailles Darke Southwest History website, operated by the Versailles Area Historical Society, local history
Victorian House Museum Millersburg Holmes Northeast Local history website, Victoriana and Holmes County history
Victorian Perambulator Museum Jefferson Ashtabula Northeast Commodity website, more than 200 antique baby carriages
Viets House Museum Cortland Trumbull Northeast Historic house information, photos[dead link], operated by the Cortland Bazetta Historical Society
Ving Tsun Museum Dayton Montgomery Southwest Sports website, history of Ving Tsun kung fu
WACO Aircraft Museum Troy Miami Southwest Aviation website, operated by the WACO Historical Society, focus on Waco Aircraft Company airplanes
Wagnalls Memorial Museum Lithopolis Fairfield Central Art website, features America illustrations and Chinese artifacts
Walter E. Terhune Gallery Perrysburg Wood Northwest Art website, part of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Owens Community College
Walton House Museum Centerville Montgomery Southwest Local history website, operated by the Centerville-Washington Township Historical Society
Wapakoneta Museum Wapakoneta Auglaize Northwest Local history Operated by the Auglaize County Historical Society
Ward-Thomas Museum Niles Trumbull Northeast Historic house website, operated by the Niles Historical Society, includes mannequins wearing life-size replicas of the First Ladies’ gowns
Warren County Historical Museum Lebanon Warren Southwest Local history website, more than 30 exhibits on three floor levels
Warren G. Harding House Marion Marion Southwest Biographical Operated by the Ohio Historical Society, also known as Harding Home and Museum
Warther Carving Museum Dover Tuscarawas Northeast Decorative art website, wood and ivory carvings, particularly steam trains
War Vet Museum Canfield Mahoning Northeast Military website, also features model railroad
W. C. Moorhead Museum Dover Tuscarawas Northeast Scouting website, located at Camp Tuscazoar
Webb House Museum Newark Licking Central Historic house website, operated by the Licking County Historical Society
Welsh-American Heritage Museum Oak Hill Jackson Southeast Ethnic Area Welsh heritage and culture, operated by the University of Rio Grande
Weltzheimer/Johnson House Oberlin Lorain Northeast Historic house Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Westcott House Springfield Clark Central Historic house Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland Cuyahoga Northeast Multiple Includes the History Museum, Hay-McKinney Mansion, Chisholm Halle Costume Wing and Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
Western Reserve Model Railroad Museum Mentor Lake Northeast Railroad website, features 26 different scales of model trains
Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus Franklin Central Art Contemporary art
Wheeling & Lake Erie Depot Bedford Cuyahoga Northeast Railroad website, 1832 Georgian mansion operated by the Bedford Historical Society
Whitehouse Historical Society Museum Whitehouse Lucas Northwest Local history
Wilderness Trail Museum Fort Loramie Shelby Southwest Local history website, operated by the Fort Loramie Historical Association
Wildwood Manor House Toledo Lucas Northwest Historic house Georgian Colonial mansion
William H. McGuffey House Oxford Butler Southwest Historic house Part of Miami University, also exhibits about William Holmes McGuffey
William Howard Taft National Historic Site Cincinnati Hamilton Southwest Biographical Home of President William Howard Taft
William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum Canton Stark Northeast Multiple Includes McKinley National Memorial, Presidential memorabilia, period room displays, local businesses, street of shops, Discover World science center, planetarium, robotic dinosaur and model railroad; operated by the Stark County Historical Society
Willis B Boyer Toledo Lucas Northwest Museum ship Lake freighter
Wolcott House Museum Complex Maumee Lucas Northwest Open air Includes the 19th century Wolcott House, an 1841 saltbox farmhouse, an 1850 log house, an 1880 railroad station with box car and caboose, and a 1901 Gothic style country church; operated by the Maumee Valley Historical Society
Wolf Creek Grist Mill Loudonville Ashland Northeast Mill website, historic grist mill
Wood County Historical Center & Museum Bowling Green Wood Northwest Local history website
The Works Newark Licking Central Multiple website, science, glass art and history
Wright B Flyer Hangar Miamisburg Montgomery Southwest Aviation website, replica of the original Wright Brother's Huffman Prairie hangar
Wyandot Popcorn Museum Marion Marion Southwest Food Operated by the Marion County Historical Society, popcorn poppers and peanut roasters
Xenia Station Xenia Greene Southwest Local history
Yoder's Amish Home Millersburg Holmes Northeast Farm website, historic Amish farm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor Youngstown Mahoning Northeast Industry History of the steel industry
Zane Shawnee Caverns Jefferson Township Logan Northwest Native American Cave and Shawnee Woodland Native American Museum
Zanesville Museum of Art Zanesville Muskingum Southeast Art website
Zoar Village State Memorial Zoar Tuscarawas Northeast Open air website, operated by the Ohio Historical Society

Defunct museums[edit]

Regions[edit]

The regional column in the table features designations used by the Ohio Museum Association:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barry, Dan (March 10, 2012). "Religious Statues Left Behind Find Their Own Patron Saint". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Theiss, Evelyn (June 27, 2010). "Our Towns: The Savior of Statues". Parade. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ http://medinagazette.northcoastnow.com/2012/09/06/elm-farm-to-sell-dairy-museum-ice-cream-items-at-auction "Elm Farm to sell dairy museum, ice cream items at auction", Medina Gazette, 9/6/2012
  4. ^ http://www.cmnh.org/site/ClassesandPrograms/SchoolPrograms/HealthEd.aspx CMNH Health Education
  5. ^ http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/6426 Roadside America, accessed 11/8/2012
  6. ^ http://www.inlandseas.org/ Inland Seas Maritime Museum, accessed 11/7/2012
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  8. ^ http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/556411/Society-leaves--historical-Viets-House.html?nav=5021 "Society leaves historical Viets House", Tib Today.com, 5/4/2011

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