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NEW 2014 Tour Season:
April 5 - December 19, 2014
Tues - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Mondays & Holidays*
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.
13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
I-75 to exit 179. Go East on Rt. 6 (towards Fremont). Turn Right on County
I-75 Road Construction Update
$5 adult / $1 child suggested donation.
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SUMMER 2014 CHANTICLEER NEWSLETTER
get an ad in the Chanticleer
and on our website
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.
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.
Need a lift to the Museum?
Bowling Green offers a variety of taxi services. Just check with the BG Convention & Visitors' Bureau
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Visit one or all of the 14 participating attractions and businesses in Bowling Green to receive a special offer and a stamp. Collect stamps to be eligible for a great prize package. Sponsored by the Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau.
ASYLUM: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Photography exhibit by Christopher Payne
On exhibit now through December 19, 2014
* Please note that this exhibit is located on the 2nd floor and the Museum is not handicap accessible at this time.
CHASING THE WHITE RABBIT: An Historical Look at American Mental Illness
Inside the Lunatic Asylum
FRIGHTFULLY FUN FOLKLORE EVENTS [more]
Throughout October, enjoy a variety of events suitable for all ages, brought to you by the Wood County Park District and the Wood County Historical Museum.
Download a flyer to hang up or forward to friends!
- OCT 5, 6, & 14 - Folklore Tour Guide Training
- OCT 6 & 7 - Scarecrow making workshop & competition
- OCT 9 - Creatures of the Night Tea, 7 PM
- OCT 16 - Pumpkin carving workshop
- OCT 17 & 24 - Friday Night Folklore Tours
- OCT 18 - Halloween Folklore & Funfest, 4-9 PM, FREE
GERMAN-AMERICAN PROGRAM [more]
Wednesday, October 8, 7-9 PM.
German story-slam and foods of German heritage. Presented by the BGSU Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages and the Wood County Historical Society.
OLD HOME HOLIDAY TOUR [more]
December 6 - 19, 2014
Tour Times & Activity Schedule
"BUYING LOCAL" - EARLY WOOD COUNTY INDUSTRY DISPLAY AT OHIO STATEHOUSE
A small exhibit of some of Wood County's historic flagship businesses is on display at the Ohio Statehouse, 2014 [more]
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