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Mentor
James A Garfield National Historic Site
8095 Mentor Avenue
Mentor OH  44060
Phone 
440 255-8722
Web Site  www.nps.gov/jaga
E-mail  jaga_interpretation@nps.gov
Description Garfield ran for president from the porch of this house, later retired here; library wing established precedent for future presidents
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

Ohio
New Bremen
Bicycle Museum of America
7 West Monroe Street
New Bremen OH  45869
Phone 
419 629-9249
Web Site  www.bicyclemuseum.com
Description  150 cycles from 1816 to the present
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Bicycle

Ohio
New Richmond
Grant Birthplace
PO Box 2
New Richmond OH  45157
Phone 
513 553-4911
Web Site  www.ohiohistory.org/places/grantbir
Description  cabin where Ulysses Grant was born
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Owner/Operator:  Ohio Historical Society

Ohio
Niles
National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
40 North Main Street
Niles OH  44446
Phone 
216 652-1704
Web Site  www.McKinley.lib.oh.us/muse.htm
Description monument and memorial, with library and museum wings
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

Ohio
Oxford
Limper Geology Museum
Shideler Hall, Room #8
Miami University
Oxford OH 45056
Phone 513 529-3220
Web Site http://casnov1.cas.muohio.edu/glg/limperhome.htm
E-mail mailto:hauerkl@muohio.edu
Description fossils, rocks, minerals, meteorite collections on college campus
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
Owner/Operator: Miami University
Last changed: 02/19/2003

Ohio
Pickerington
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
13515 Yarmouth Drive
Pickerington OH  43147
Phone 
614 856-2222
Web Site www.motorcyclemuseum.org
Alt Web   http://www.ama-cycle.org/museum/
E-mail  mailto:info@motorcyclemuseum.org
Description  about motorcycles and the people who create and ride them
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection G-M  Motorcycles
Owner/Operator:  American Motorcycle Association

Ohio
Rocky River
Cowan Pottery Museum
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road
Rocky River OH  44116
Phone 
440 333-7610
Web Site  http://www.rrpl.org/cowan_hist.stm
E-mail  mailto:m.stratton@rrpl.org
Description  1100 pieces of Cowan pottery located in public library
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection N-Z  Pottery
Era  1912-1932

  OH

  Roseville

  National Ceramic Museum & Heritage Center

  7327 Ceramic Road

  Roseville OH  43777    

  Phone  740 697-7021

  Web Site http://www.ceramiccenter.info/mambo/

  Alt Web http://www.hocking.edu/academics/perry_campus_and_learning_labs/natio

             nal_ceramic_museum_and_heritage_center/index.htm

  Description  five buildings demonstrating the history of pottery

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006

Ohio
Sandusky
Merry-Go-Round Museum
301 Jackson Street
Rt 6 & Jackson St
Sandusky OH 44870
Phone 419 626-6111
Web Site www.merrygoroundmuseum.org
Alt Web www.carousel.org/
Description antique carousel, wood carvers working on new horses
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Building Type Carousel
Last changed: 01/14/2003

  OH
 
South Canton
 
Canton Classic Car Museum
 
555 Market Avenue W
 
South Canton  OH  44702
 
Phone   330 455-3603
 
Web Site  http://www.cantonclassiccar.org/www.cantonclassiccar.org/index.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.canalwayohio.com/maps/canton/classiccar.htm
 
Description  35 cars in 1915 auto dealer's showroom
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
Building Type   Commercial
 
Era  115
 
New or Updated:   1/16/2004

Ohio
Steubenville
Welsh Jaguar Classic Car Museum
223 North 5th Street
Steubenville OH  43952
Phone 
740 282-8649
Web Site  www.classicar.museums/welshjag/welshjag.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

Ohio
Tiffin
Tiffin Glass Museum
25-27 S Washington St
Tiffin OH 44883
Phone
419 448-0200
Web Site
www.tiffinglass.org
Description over 1000 glass pieces locally produced from 1889-1980
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection G-M Glass
Last changed: 01/07/2003

Ohio
Toledo
Toledo Firefighters Museum
918 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo OH  43612
Phone 
419 478-3473
Web Site  www.fishnews.com/museum.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting

Ohio
Troy
WACO Museum & Aviation Learning Center
PO Box 62
Troy OH  45373
Phone 
937 335-9226
Web Site  http://www.wacoairmuseum.org/
Description  commemorates aircraft manufacturer of of open-cockpit and cabin biplanes and combat gliders. Museum holds documents, photos & models, 1920's style airfield has hanger and holds events, plans for restoration activities
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Collection G-M  Models
Research /Reading Library

Ohio
Vermilion
Inland Seas Maritime Museum of the Great Lakes History
480 Main Street
PO Box 435
Vermilion OH  44089
Phone 
440 967-3467
Web Site  www.inlandseas.org/museum.html
E-mail  mailto:glhs@inlandseas.org
Description  shipwrecks, ship models, pilot house, fresnel lens, nautical equipment and memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Collection G-M  Models
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  Great Lakes Historical Society

  OH

  Warren

  National Packard Museum

  1899 Mahoning Avenue NW

  Warren OH  44483    

  Phone   330 394-1899

  Web Site  http://www.packardmusichall.com/history.htm

  Description  models on display from 1903 - 1941

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:   10/10/2004

  OH
 
Westerville
 
Anti-Saloon League Museum
 
126 South State Street
 
Westerville  OH  43081   
 
Phone   614 882-7277
 
Web Site  http://www.wpl.lib.oh.us/AntiSaloon/
 
Description  Temperance museum, one of the prime movers behind Prohibition, mostly                     documents
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1893-1933
 
New or Updated:    3/20/2004

 

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  Ohio
Wright-Patterson AFB
USAF Museum
1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB  45433
Phone
937 255-3286
Web Site  http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/
Description  Air Force museum run by the Air Force at active base
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Industry /Profession  Air Force

USAF Museum Foundation
PO Box 33624
Wright-Patterson AFB   45433
Phone 
937 258-1225
Web Site  http://www.afmuseum.com/contact/contact.html
E-mail  mailto:friends@afmuseum.com
Description  based at and supports USAF Museum, runs IMAX and Morphis virtual aircraft ride
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Kind of Activity  IMAX

  Ohio
Zoarville
Camp Tuscazoar Foundation
6066 Boy Scout Road NE
PO Box 308 Zoarville 55656
Zoarville OH  44622
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.tuscazoar.org/contact.htm
Description  boy scout camp has small museum, foundation also owns and plans to renovate Zoarville Station Bridge
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Building Type  Transportation
Collection N-Z  Scouting

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