Bay Village, Ohio
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, Natural History, Planetarium, Science, Zoo
As you will see from the brief descriptions below, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a vibrant, interactive science center, children's museum, accredited zoo and Planetarium. Kids, teens, adults and scholars use our resources to further their understanding of science and technology.
Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Cleo Redd Fisher Museum serves the great Mohican area as a source for research, learning, and historical discussion. The museum provides the history of the communities, peoples, and cultures of the Mohican area. Exhibits range from detailed sources of information regarding specific events, persons, or businesses such as the Flxible Company and Charles Kettering, to more generic "period" rooms such as our Victorian parlor. The museum also operates the Workman Cabin in Central Park.
Culture, Natural History, Nature Centers, Specialized
The Chilo Lock #34 Visitor Center and Museum is located on the site of a former US Army Corps of Engineers lock and dam. The lock and dam was in operaion from 1925-1964. In 2005, the former operations building was renovated and converted into a visitor center and museum.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Definition of Decorative Art: Sometimes known as functional art – a term that embraces all artistic works created for both use and decoration. It includes work by skilled artisans, in metal, stone, wood, and glass as well as textiles including quilts, coverlets, and tapestries. The term also refers to those aspects of interior design subordinate to architecture, including molded plaster work, wallpaper, furniture, and draperies.
Art, Culture, History, University
The Denison Museum in Burke Hall houses the collections and exhibition spaces of Denison University. The collections comprise nearly 8,000 objects from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and Central America. The display spaces are not only used to showcase the permanent collection, but are also devoted to the presentation of a wide variety of exhibitions. The work of senior art majors is presented at the end of each season.
In addition to our living history programs, Eden Valley staff members are available for lectures and workshops in such areas as Ohio history, Canal history, and theatre. Eden Valley has also developed several murder mystery programs done in a similar style to the living history programs. These stories, done as dinner theatre programs or weekend events, allow the audience to become detectives and help solve the crime.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park
Currrently, a special exhibit, "Hell & Homefront: Civil War Through Fulton County Eyes" will be on display through 2015 for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.
Walnut Creek, Ohio
The German Heritage Museum serves as a focal point in presenting and displaying German-American culture. This museum is the first of its kind in the region and a testament to the many contributions German immigrants and their descendants have made in the growth of the Ohio Valley and America. The museum focuses especially on representing the history of German-Americans in the Greater Cincinnati area, which became and remains one of the major German-American centers in the United States.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Now the home of the Goshen Township Historical Society, it was the Hawkins family who christened the house "The Anchorage" during their residence in the 1940's. The house' history, however, began more than 100 years earlier as a humble farmhouse. In fact, The Anchorage is one of four stone houses built in the area at about the same time. Today only three remain.
Culture, General, History
Culture, History, Specialized, University
The Jack Nicklaus Museum, located in the heart of The Ohio State University sports complex in Jack's hometown of Columbus, Ohio, is a 24,000 square-foot educational and historical facility.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Johnston Farm & Indian Agency begins its story with some of the early contact between the Native and Euro Americans with economic activity at the Pickawillany village site, the story continues as the home and farm of early Ohio settler, Federal Indian Agent, and Ohio Canal Commissioner John Johnston. In his home his contributions, as well as deomstrating how a family would make a life for itself on the frontier.