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Ottawa County Museum

126 W 3rd St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1842
+1 419-732-2237
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A hidden gem

This quaint museum is rather a challenge to find as it is off the main trail in Port Clinton. They... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2016
GreenPassion
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Port Clinton, Ohio
A hidden gem bursting with history!

You will find this lovely museum just across from the library in Port Clinton. Prepare to be... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2016
DIanne1919
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Marblehead, OH
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May 14, 2016
“A hidden gem”
Feb 4, 2016
“A hidden gem bursting with history!”
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126 W 3rd St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1842
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+1 419-732-2237
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This quaint museum is rather a challenge to find as it is off the main trail in Port Clinton. They are located across from the Port Clinton Ida Rupp Library on Third St. You may not always find them open, but if you call the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

You will find this lovely museum just across from the library in Port Clinton. Prepare to be surprised when you walk in! It's easy to spend hours learning about the illustrious history of not only this lake town, but of a county that has seen...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

They really have a nice collection, but their hours are very limited. Also the location could be more visible. It appears to be run by volunteers who are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

We had not been to this museum in fifteen+ years of visiting Ottawa County - we had been missing out. a group of a dozen or more visited on a normally-closed day (pre-arranged with the curator) to participate in a program about WWII POWs in...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Sure, this is a small museum and many of the exhibits are orientated to local history, they are still interesting to general visitors. Many artifacts relate to World War II and other military history. You will like this museum.

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

The museum houses a collection of artifacts from Ottawa County's past that tells the story from the beginning to the present. Additionally, this history is not just about Ottawa Co. but covers much of the history of Lake Erie and this part of the country....More

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