Location

  • 13660 County Home Rd.
  • Bowling Green, OH 43402
  • PH: 419.352.0967
  • museum@woodcountyhistory.org

MUSEUM & GIFT SHOP HOURS:

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  • FEBRUARY 1 - DECEMBER 1, 2018:
  • Monday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM
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Admission:

  • $5 adult
  • $1 child age 10 & under
  • FREE for WCHS Members
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2018 Holiday Closures:

  • Mon. Jan. 1 - New Years Day Observed
  • Mon. January 15 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Mon. February 19 - Presidents Day
  • Sun. April 1 - Easter
  • Mon. May 28 - Memorial Day
  • Wed. July 4 - Independence Day
  • Mon. September 3 - Labor Day
  • Mon. Oct. 8 - Columbus Day
  • Sun. Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Mon. Nov. 12 - Veterans Day (observed)
  • Thurs. Nov. 22 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Open 1-4 PM on Nov. 23 for Black Friday
  • Dec. 2, 2018 - January 31, 2019 - Museum closed for new exhibit installation
  • Dec. 24-25 - Offices closed for Christmas
  • Tues. Jan. 1, 2019 - Offices closed for New Years Day
  • Please call ahead in winter months.
    The museum may be closed during inclement weather.
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Promotions:

  • This Place Matters!
  • May is Preservation Month, so help us spread the word! #ThisPlaceMatters
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  • Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
  • We are a BLUE STAR MUSEUM]
  • FREE ADMISSION for active-duty military personnel and their families (includes National Guard and Reserve) (see closures)
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MAY SPECIALS:

  • 25% OFF Select BOOKS
  • Local Wood County products: The River Bee (Elmore), Gilead Candle Company (Grand Rapids), Larry Zengel glass (Bowling Green), King's Berries Jam (Portage), Andrea Van Vorhis Photo Cards (Wood County), Stadium Salsa (Bowling Green), Schooner Farms Honey & Soaps (Weston), Sue Cayton hand-woven bags & rugs (Wood County), Hand-forged iron (Wood County), Many books on local history, cookbooks, and travel by local authors
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VOTED BEST HOME TOWN - TWICE!

  • Bowling Green is celebrating its second win as Ohio Magazine's Best Hometown. Read more about our vibrant communtiy here.

JUNE EVENTS

  • FURLOUGH FRIDAY - FREE admission on the first Friday of each month to see the WWI exhibit
  • DOWNTOWN BOWLING GREEN WALKING TOUR - June 2, 10 AM - Noon, leaves from the Carter House behind the Wood County Library
  • DEMONSTRATION DAYS - June 9-10 - Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show & 1920s Camping Demo | Wood County Amateur Radio Club National Field Day June 23-24
  • WOOD COUNTY EMPLOYEE PICNIC & SAFETY FAIR
    June 12, 10:30 AM - 2 PM
  • MONTHLY TEA & TALK SERIES
    June 14 - Boogie Woogie, Whangdoodle: The Birth of Popular Music w/ Marnie Pratt, Wood Co. Library

Your Opinion Matters

  • Take a moment after your visit to leave us feedback about your experience on TripAdvisor. We are currently ranked as the #3 thing to do in BG, but you can help us make it to #1.

    You can also take our Museum Visitor Survey to help us improve the visitor experience.

Proud Partners

This Place Matters!

  • During the month of May, please take the time to post your pictures of the Wood County Historical Museum using the hashtag #ThisPlaceMatters. This Place Matters is a national campaign that encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and to their communities. More about the campaign.
  • JOIN US for a photo shoot on Thursday, May 17, 5:30 PM in the Paupers' Cemetery. All are welcome!