Ohio History Center

The headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio History Center includes a museum, archives/library, historic preservation office, and Ohio Village, in addition to access to the Society’s services.

614-297-2300/800-686-6124

Museum Hours
Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00 – 5 p
Sunday: Noon - 5 p

Archives/Library Research Room Hours
Wednesday - Saturday:
10 - 5 p

Ohio Historic Preservation Office Hours
Monday-Friday:
9 - 5 p

Ohio History Center
800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43211



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Adults $10
Children (6 - 12) $5
Children (5 & under) FREE
Seniors $9
School Groups $4/student

AAA and senior discounts given. Military discounts are available with ID to all active military and their dependents as well as to veterans.

Archives Library Admission
FREE

Handicapped Accessibility: Site is wheelchair accessible. Limited wheelchair access to restrooms.

Near the Ohio History Center

Adena Mansion and Gardens Historic Site Shrum Mound Story Mound
Newark Earthworks Wahkeena Nature Preserve Warren G. Harding Home and Memorial Historic Sites
Hanby House Historic Site Flint Ridge Ancient Quarries and Nature Preserve


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Museum

Museum

Explore Ohio’s history, natural history, and archaeological heritage Wednesdays-Sundays.

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Archives/Library

Archives/Library

Access archival materials in the Research Room.

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Exhibits

Exhibits

Connect to the history of Ohio through exhibits on topics ranging from prehistory to the present.

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Programs and Events

Programs and Events

Find out about daily programs in the museum like Echoes in Time Theater.

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Ohio Historic Preservation Office

Ohio Historic Preservation Office

Historic preservation is about protecting, promoting, and using historic places.

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Ohio Village

Ohio Village

Immerse yourself in history in a 1860s village setting.

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