Museums

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  • 103rd O.V.I. Memorial Foundation/Civil War Museum
    Sheffield Lake

    Civil War relics and artifacts representing the 103rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

  • Amherst Historical Society & Sandstone Village
    Amherst

    The Amherst Historical Society's mission is to promote and educate the general public of the history of the Amherst area.

  • Benjamin Bacon House Museum
    Vermilion

    Walk through the original settler Benjamin Bacon's house, built in 1845

  • The Burrell Homestead
    Sheffield Village

    1820 stately brick house that served as a branch school for the Oberlin Collegiate Institute and later was a station on the Underground Railroad.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright | Weltzheimer/Johnson House
    Oberlin

    Oberlin College's Weltzheimer/Johnson House is a late example of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian houses.

  • Heritage Avon Lake - Folger Home
    Avon Lake

    Heritage Avon Lake strives to connect interested parties to shine a light on our past, and preserve it for our future.

  • Lorain County Historical Society and Museum
    Elyria

    The LCHS serves all people and organizations by collecting, preserving, interpreting and presenting the history of Lorain County.

  • Lorain Historical Society
    Lorain

    The mission of the Lorain Historical Society is to preserve and interpret the history of the City of Lorain and to share that history.

  • North Ridgeville Historical Society
    North Ridgeville

    North Ridgeville Historical Society celebrates the city's heritage and invites everyone to visit the Historical Museum on the first floor of the Old Town Hall.

  • Oberlin Heritage Center
    Oberlin

    Visit the Oberlin Heritage Center to explore the history of this small town with nationally significant stories.

  • Peter Miller House Museum
    Avon Lake

    Tours of the house, featuring early Greek Revival architecture, are available throughout the summer and by appointment April-November.

  • Spirit of '76 Museum
    Wellington

    Museum contains the history of painter Archibald Willard, artist of the famous "Spirit of '76." The museum also contains Revolutionary and Civil War artifacts.

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