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Wood County Historical Center & Museum

13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402
+1 419-352-0967
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Great musum with special exhibits

This is a former county sanitarium which has been renovated and set up as a museum. Currently they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Craig G
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Maumee, Ohio
Over There!

First time visiting, I loved the exhibit! It brought WW 1 to life through the pictures and the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Mark L
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The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is the site of the former County Infirmary, which operated from 1869-1971. The building was repurposed into a Museum, which re-opened in 1975. The Historical Center has public events throughout the year and the Museum is open daily with a feature exhibit on Wood County's role in WWI.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402
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+1 419-352-0967

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a former county sanitarium which has been renovated and set up as a museum. Currently they have a wonderful WWI exhibit through Jan. 2018. They also have manicured grounds and a garden. There is a short walking trail in the back along the...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

First time visiting, I loved the exhibit! It brought WW 1 to life through the pictures and the trench display and all the military items!

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

While in the area I read in the Toledo Blade a write up about a special exhibit at this historical society. The special exhibit focused on the county's involvement in the War to end all wars (WWI). The exhibit include portraits of the key leaders...More

Thank Chip G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This gem is history at the tip of your fingers. First the staff is amazing. They know the history of the home and area which is crucial. It's self guided but the displays are well labeled and informative. Don't forget to appreciate the architect of...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Wood County Historical Museum is located at the sight of the old county home where people who were poor, sick or had mental illness would live and work the farm. The grounds have many interesting buildings including a log cabin, a pestilence house, an...More

Thank Butterfly_n_Rocks
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The self guided tour lets you leisurely enjoy the new world war 1 exhibit. They offer different attractions that will definitely keep us coming back. Very inexpensive trip.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It was a great experience check out the trenchs they were awesome. We loved it, next time we r gonna check out all the outside buildings!

Thank blacpanther1236
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Most of the exhibits at the Wood County Historical Museum, set in the former county poor farm (active 1869 - 1971), currently focus on WWI, The Great War. Using WWI era posters and artifacts as well as wall-sized photos and reproductions of vital documents, interactive...More

Thank EliKenoah
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today, was very interesting exspecially the WW1 exhibit. Easy drive from Toledo. Staff was friendly and informative.

Thank swdubb
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Have been here many times. So much history here to see and experience. There are some great outdoor events that bring historical equipment to life. A must for history buffs

Thank Jay I
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