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Excellent Smaller City Museum

Interesting local displays with friendly, knowledgeable staff. Excellent, child friendly areas and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim C
Lima, Ohio
Definitely A Must See!!!

If you enjoy history this is definitely a place to visit! We stopped randomly in Lima, Ohio on our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ann h
Nokomis, Florida
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620 W Market St, Lima, OH 45801-4665
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting local displays with friendly, knowledgeable staff. Excellent, child friendly areas and a terrific outside children's garden. They also have a wonderful Christmas Tree festival to kick off the holiday season!

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy history this is definitely a place to visit! We stopped randomly in Lima, Ohio on our way back to FL. No fee to walk around there are also very nice people working there able to tell you the story behind things and...More

Thank ann h
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A lot of history that people dont know about this town, very interesting information, it was larger than I though. Very Informative

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I'm not even from Lima/Allen County or ever lived there, but this was VERY interesting! Very well done. One could easily spend 3 hours there. A lot larger than I thought plus VERY well done!

Thank depfife
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a modern museum. If that sounds funny I'm not surprised! The inside is beautiful and extremely informative. Kids love it. See the covered wagon and all that went with it. Many great displays including a log cabin.

Thank dreinert
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Locomotives, lots of old transportation exhibits, world war 1 exhibits were all fascinating! Great place for the family!

Thank Luciaevangelista
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is an outstanding local museum with well done displays from area history. The children's area is excellent and a hit with my grandchildren and the Christmas tree festival is impressive every December, especially the McDonnell house with its Victorian decor.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The museum in Lima is a nice contribution to the community. It’s a great way to spend a few hours. It’s nice to glance back in time and reflect on the history of this area.

Thank D1Aohio
Reviewed 14 September 2017

my experience at the museum is very good I been there since I was little in every since then I love it in they changed everything

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! Automobiles, musical instruments, wagons, guns, tools of professionals from the 18th century and an on. Even a locomotive and a log cabin. I am a history nerd, so I could spend 4 hours here. Kids will enjoy the hands-on exhibit and...More

Thank Dgeigs
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10 April 2018|
Response from Luciaevangelista | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open every day 9-5