Street Address
203 East Main Street
Scio, OH 43988
Mailing Address
90151 Kilgore Rd.
Scio, OH 43988
phone: 740-945-2172
e-mail: sciomuseum@frontier.com
Hours
Always open by appointment.
June through September
ON THE FOURTH (4TH) SUNDAY
Sunday12:30 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
We run on donations!
Free. Donations Accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Group Tours
Staff
Dee Ann Horstman,, Curator
phone: 740-945-2172

Description

A large, three story, yellow brick home on Main Street in Scio, Ohio houses collections from the Scio High School, and Jewett-Scio High School pictures, Scio's famous persons, hat collection, Gen. George Custer, Civil War items, vintage clothes, machines of the past, and historic reference material.

Mission

The Scio Historical Museum, preserves local history and promotes its research and development through guided tours and open hours for public use.

History

The museum was founded by the Scio Development Committee, Inc. Its collections have been purchased or donated by local citizens. It has the only collection and history of Scio Pottery dishes, books, and memorbilia.

Artifacts Collections

  • Veterans' collections from Spanish American War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Persian Gulf War.
  • Scio College Collections
  • Scio Oil Boom

Research Collections

  • local historical reference
  • High school year books
  • High school class pictures
  • Scio College year books and class lists
  • Scrapbooks on area history
  • Veterans' collections

Educational Programs

Guided Tours with curator provided upon request.

    Governance

    The Scio Development Committee, Inc

    Library

    Access: General Public

    Appointment required: Yes

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Guided Tours with curator provided upon request.

    Group Tours