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Sauder Village

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Family fun for all ages!

Our large family thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! My littles found a lot to look at and enjoy and our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Visit To Sauder Village

Sauder Village actually exceeded my expectations. Reasonably priced for wealth of displays that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greenville, Ohio
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“the barn”(37 reviews)
“barber shop”(12 reviews)
“train ride”(21 reviews)
Sauder Village is Ohio's Largest living history destination with costumed guides in historic homes and shops in a walk through time experience from 1803 - 1920's Talented artisans and craftsman blending skill and creativity in fiber, wood, glass and...more
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22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
+1 800-590-9755
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We happened to visit Sauder today 5/16/14 which was a huge school field trip day. I took my boys over to Mary Anns cabin..which is an adorable area made for small children of which 2 of my 4 kids are. Well.."Mary Ann" storms out of...More

4  Thank armourh2
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2011

The meal at the restaurant was an average buffet. Friendly staff, but food just average. Village tour disappointing. One of the "craftsmen" was actually sleeping on the job and another got up and told us in a very monotone the history of cabinet making. Each...More

2  Thank TravelingTeacher7272
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our large family thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! My littles found a lot to look at and enjoy and our older kids (young adults) enjoyed the history behind all the buildings.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sauder Village actually exceeded my expectations. Reasonably priced for wealth of displays that are included. Nice, clean facility and the docents were all very knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Village is very well done. Every building staffed with well versed people in period dress. Kids had activities to do. Saw a wedding in one of the churches. Really enjoyed listening to man in the barbershop and the lady making beef heart stew in...More

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great history of the Sauder line of furniture. Behind the front is a living village with at least twenty sites to visit.

Thank Ewald G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sauder Village provides an excellent representation of life in rural Ohio in the 19th and early 20th century. Visitors are able to watch craftsmen at work (as well as purchasing their output), learn about farm life, the Native American experience, schools of the period, and...More

1  Thank GasolineAlley
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If you like to learn about a bi gone era, then you will surely want to visit here, You can watch glass being spun by a world famous artisan, watch as handmade buckets are made in the cooper shop, visit a one room school house,...More

Thank macmen75
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I have visited several living history sites and this one was a worthwhile visit. We started at the visitor center which also features a gift shop and the Village Cafe where we stopped for lunch before entering the village. There are many shops here where...More

Thank journalmytrips
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went there with grand daughter and wife. It was very nice a lot of walking and defiantly worth the trip. will go back again soon

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Our Family road trip this year involve visiting the birthplaces and the first few homes of our children. It just so happened that we saw the beginnings of the Sauder Village and Sauder Furniture really take off when we live in the area. We were...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have visited this site on multiple occasions, enjoying the recreated village and the skilled craftsmen. However, on this visit the agenda was set by my 7- and 5-year old grandchildren. We rode the train 2 times (only have to pay once per day). We...More

Thank WestSideGal
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Linda S
19 October 2018|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
If I recall correctly it was $10.95 for lunch
4 April 2018|
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Response from Olivia_Wens | Reviewed this property |
We usually spend about 4-5 hours here, starting at about 10:00 am and leaving around 2:00 pm.
2 September 2017|
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Response from dlsmissionary | Reviewed this property |
Bus tours are quite common and they come all times of the year but more in the summer and fall seasons. The village is pretty compact but yes there is a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes. Many of the shops sell... More