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Alpine Hills Historical Museum

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Address: 106 W Main St, Sugarcreek, OH 44681-7823
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While in downtown Sugarcreek a nostalgia experience is yours with a trip...

While in downtown Sugarcreek a nostalgia experience is yours with a trip through the three floors of items inside the Alpine Hills Historical Museum. Established in 1976 it will be an experience you won't soon forget filled with history tidbits and up close and personal experiences not seen anywhere else. Admission for all ages is always FREE but donations are greatly appreciated. It is also important to keep in mind that our beautiful museum is supported by donations and all of our staff are volunteers. The Sugarcreek Information Center is located in the lobby of the Museum. For events, directions, attractions, and any other questions be sure to stop at the Information Center. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to answer your questions about our lovely town. Find us on facebook!

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Very informative

My wife saw the museum and so we all went. They also have information about the area attractions and things to do. The ladies were very helpful in suggesting places to see and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dakotah P
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Greenville, Pennsylvania

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife saw the museum and so we all went. They also have information about the area attractions and things to do. The ladies were very helpful in suggesting places to see and eat. Our 2 daughters and son-in-law went through the museum and enjoyed it. We will go back soon.

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New Holland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This unique museum has excellent history about the Swiss culture and cheese industry that came to this area. Displays are excellent and informative. The lady at the desk was also very helpful in giving us literature about other attractions in the area. From the front of this museum you can see the "World's Largest Clock" that puts on a little... More 

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Corryton, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a museum with lots of things from many years ago. It shows you how the Amish lived and worked. It had lots of history about the Amish. It is a self guided tour. There is Audio to listen to as your tour that explains each section of the museum. It is free, but they run on donations. I... More 

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Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a well curated museum of artifacts representing the early days of the settlement of the area. The "how to" exhibits are accurate and explain the processes in easy to understand ways. The Alpine horns display was very interesting and the craftsmanship was amazing. Although they don't charge admission please make a donation. It's well worth a visit.

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Thank Rosie0302
Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The displays on Amish life was interesting. Rest of museum has lots and lots of old furniture, clothes. 2 nod floor video on playing long long Swiss horns was interesting.

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Thank Eileen B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

we took my mom here and she loved going back and time and seeing things from her childhood. It is clean and very interesting. no charge only donations.

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Logan, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This museum is completely FREE! You can donate if you want to, but its refreshing not get gouged by admission prices. Three stories of very neat historical items that are local as well as from other places!

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Thank Stephanie B
Marion
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Alpine Hills Museum is an excellent small historical museum which does a fine job of telling the story of the settlers of the Sugarcreek area, which is known as Little Switzerland in case you missed all the billboards on the way in to town. In more than 30 years of travelling to Hiolmes County, I had never been in... More 

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Thank Paul S
Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Stopped in here for about 15 minutes. It is completely free unless you want to donate a couple bucks which we did upon leaving. There are two floors of antique Amish items with all the stories behind them. I found it rather fascinating and recommend you stop in.

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Jane Lew, West Virginia
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Today was the third time I have visited this charming little museum. I find it very interesting. There are three floors. Today the basement floor was closed for renovation, but I still enjoyed it very much. It is free, but they encourage donations, which I also recommend. Mostly it shows life in the late 1800s and early 1900s for the... More 

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