Ohio History Center 800 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211 2497 Work614-297-2319 Visit Web Site
The Ohio History Center is the headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society and a museum showcasing Ohio's history from the ice age to today. These exhibits feature a variety of topics including the Civil War, natural history, glass, pottery and interactive children activities. Schedule "experiential tours" by appointment at 614-297-2477.
History Can Be Fun Getaway
Step back in time as you explore the nooks and crannies, cupboards and drawers of a family's real, full-size 1950's Lustron house, built right inside the museum!
Family Fun Getaway
Create family memories in Columbus this year. Take a weekend getaway to see three of the city’s top family attractions.
Transformation 9-11-2013 thru 3-30-2014
The exhibit Transformation features five objects from Ohio Historical Society collections that represent powerful moments of transformation in history. The exhibit is designed to raise questions and spark conversation about what it means to be transformed and to transform. Among the objects are Amun
Irish Candlelight Dinner 3-14-2014 thru 3-15-2014
Enjoy a hearty Irish pub meal followed by a rollicking evening of Irish melodies, humorous drinking songs and a wee bit of Irish wit and wisdom.
How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in German-American Research 3-15-2014
Search for your German-American ancestors.
The World of Ohio Fair 4-26-2014 thru 4-27-2014
Welcome to the wonderful world of what makes Ohio State so special!
Singing America's History: The Ohio Village Singers 40th Anniversary Concert 5-4-2014
The Ohio Village Singers, the only group of its kind in the United States has been recreating the spirit of the times through songs for 40 years.
Echoes in Time Theatre
History comes alive with Echoes in Time Theatre.
Experience life during the 1800s in Ohio Village. Find out the scoop about the village residents on a Gossip Tour.
Histories mysteries - Dickens of a mystery
Enjoy a hearty meal while you interact with a historic cast of characters and strive to solve the mystery of this "Ohio Village whodunit."
Histories mysteries - Mayhem and mystery at the museum
Learn the mysterious powers of the Mummy Princess' necklace at this original interactive dinner theater show.
Histories mysteries - What's that lump in my bed?
Sing along during this old-fashioned English farce, one of four original interactive dinner theater shows available in Ohio Village.
Have a Beer with a Mummy at the Ohio History Center
Your Guide to the Country Living Fair
|Room||Theater Style||Classroom Style||Banquet Style||Reception||L x W||Sq. Ft.||Height|
|Arthur C. Johnson Auditorium||284||0||0||0||50′ x 53′||2,650||0′|
|Bird Sanctuary||250||0||150||250||48′ x 68′||3,264||12′|
|Classrooms 1 and 2||100||80||90||125||49′ x 34′||1,666||10′|
|Plaza Terrace||0||0||400||600||0′ x 0′||4,600||0′|
History in Columbus
History buffs rejoice: Columbus' rich history hotspots include museums, government buildings, Civil War points of interest, and more!