Free Admission to Ohio History Center Museum and Village
(Columbus,OH)— Get a feast and free entry to the Ohio History Center Museum and Village at the Ohio Food Truck Festival presented by the Ohio History Connection on September 28 and 29 (parking $6). Join us Saturday 11 am – 8 pm and Sunday 11 am– 6 pm for a weekend filled with fun for the whole family with food, beer,music, arts and crafts, games and activities.
The streets of Ohio Village, the created 19th-century community, will be lined with 30 food trucks featuring the best mobile food in the state. Local musicians will perform center stage and games and activities for all ages will be scattered throughout the grounds.
Musical acts will include:
- Better Off Fred, 12 -1:30pm
- Bright light,2-3:30
- Ohio the Giant, 4-5:30
- Lee Gantt Band, 6-8pm
Sunday, September 29th
- Yours For The Taking, 12-1:30pm
- Philip Fox Band, 2-4pm
- Pop Billies, time TBA
In addition to perusing the streets of the Ohio Village, guests are encouraged to visit the Ohio History Center Museum and check out the latest exhibits. Discover the stories of five objects and how mere “things” can bring about transformation and change, including the 2000-year-old Egyptian mummy Amunet, in the Transformation exhibit. Also examine the 50s lifestyle in 1950s: Building An American Dream, an exhibit where visitors are invited to explore the Lustron home through a completely interactive experience.
Admission to the Ohio Food Truck Festival is free to the public – and includes free entry to the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village. Weekend Museum hours are Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday noon – 5pm. Parking for non-OHS members is $6 per car. For more information about this event please visit www.ohiohistory.org/foodtruckfest.
About the Ohio History Connection
Founded in 1885, the non-profit Ohio History Connection (https://www.ohiohistory.org) provides a wide array of statewide services and programs related to collecting, preserving and interpreting Ohio’s history, archaeology, and natural history through its 50+ sites and museums across Ohio, including its flagship museum,the Ohio History Center in Columbus. For information regarding the OHS, contact Shannon Thomas, Communications Specialist, Ohio History Connection: 614.297.2317, [email protected].