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The Firelands Historical Society has a wonderful museum campus. The house itself is a gem, full of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Norwalk, Ohio

For a small town museum, this place is quite good. Lots of Indian artifacts, a giant sloth bone... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Norwalk OH
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4 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH 44857-1404
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Firelands Historical Society has a wonderful museum campus. The house itself is a gem, full of items from Norwalk and residents. A must see during the Bicentennial year of the city. And the Laning Research Center offers a plethora of books and documents, and...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

For a small town museum, this place is quite good. Lots of Indian artifacts, a giant sloth bone with knife marks showing it that man ate giant sloth, and oodles of interesting Americana.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

If you happen to be in this part of Ohio, you will see the word Firelands everywhere. This is the place where you will find out what it means. Fascinating history dating back to the Revolutionary War when this part of Ohio was actually part...More

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Firelands Historical Society is the second-oldest historical society in Ohio, and Firelands Museum is the oldest museum in Ohio. This historic house is a great repository of local and area history. Each room has a different theme. The gun collection is one of the nation's...More

Thank Lep7
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Small town museum with some surprising displays. It makes a nice addition to a an afternoon in the rather quite little town of Norwalk Ohio. If you are lucky enough to get one of the volunteers to walk with you through the old home you...More

Thank AdventuresTravelClub
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is one of the best museums I have ever been too. It is the 2nd oldest in Ohio (began in 1857) and has been in the same location since the mid 1950's. It is so large they actually have displays in two separate buildings....More

2  Thank Ishmom
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

If you enjoy small-town museums, you'll like this one. In addition to the history of Norwalk and information about the Firelands, there are a mumber of other exhibits relating to the post- civil war era. The day we visited, a friendly and helpful volunteer showed...More

1  Thank RLane_11
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

This is a must to visit. Many interesting artifacts to view..rich in history. This is the oldest museum in Ohio. It has a great research facility across the street at the Laning building. Lots of information about the "Firelands".

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