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Milan Historical Museum

10 Edison Drive, Milan, OH
+1 419-499-2968
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Rare gem worthy of a visit

Accidentally discovered this gem. Several different buildings, some historical, with different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Several Interesting Buildings

We happened onto this by accident, but were glad we went. There were several buildings and mostly... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Judy S
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Nine separate buildings make up this museum complex.
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2 weeks ago
“Rare gem worthy of a visit”
5 Jul 2016
“Several Interesting Buildings”
10 Edison Drive, Milan, OH
+1 419-499-2968
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accidentally discovered this gem. Several different buildings, some historical, with different displays. Was amazed but the 300 old dolls,many wearing period clothing. The Galpin Gallery in the old doctor's house has an amazing collection of art glass, including some glow in the dark glass. The...More

Thank OhioViolets
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We happened onto this by accident, but were glad we went. There were several buildings and mostly self-guided. There were volunteers to answer questions, if needed.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I hate to have to add a review for this but it won't let me edit this listing. They are closed the whole month of January. Huge bummer for us as were visiting family and are headed back to Florida

Thank JackieMoo6
Reviewed 28 August 2015

First stop at the Milan Historical Museum is the General Store to purchase admission stickers. The store is cute and actually has a small collection of penny candy. There are several buildings to visit including one that displays old carriages, farm equipment, etc and another...More

1  Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 17 August 2015

What a wonderful and informative visit. The tour guide was full of information regarding "the inventor", Thomas Edison and his family. I never realized first of all he was nearly totally deaf due to a childhood mishap and how MANY things he invented. Well worth...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We had a great time at the Milan Museum once we found a parking space and figured out where to get tickets. Guests pay in the general store in the northeast corner of the complex, not at the museum office which faces Edison Drive. There...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We came here after visiting Edison's birthplace, which is just a few steps away. In fact, one of the galleries here, the Galpin Gallery, is the former home of the doctor who delivered Edison. This is a museum complex consisting of a number of different...More

1  Thank LexiV
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We got to the building on Saturday about 12:50 and they open at 1pm but the person in the store allowed us to walk around and look at things which got me to buy a few items. There is 6 buildings - the first two...More

Thank ljretires
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This building houses a wide assortment of vintage items from all over the world. The couple who amassed this collection was very interesting to learn about. Tickets for all the historical buildings are available in the office on the green for a modest price. The...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 14 September 2013

This is definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in Ohio history. We especially enjoyed the building with canal and shipbuilding exhibits, partly because of a very pleasant and knowledgable docent. There are multiple buildings, nicely landscaped and maintained. The historical exhibits are very well...More

Thank RLane_11
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