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Wyandot Popcorn Museum

Under a colorful circus tent inside Heritage Hall is the largest, most impressive collection of popcorn wagons in the United States. These priceless wagons date back as far as the turn of the century and have been restored to their original condition. Actor Paul Newman's antique popcorn wagon, which sat in New York City's Central Park, is also on display at the museum.
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Wyandot Popcorn Museum
169 E. Church Street

Marion, Ohio 43302

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 387-4255
Fax: (740) 387-0117

E-mail Address(es)

mchs@marionhistory.com

Hours

Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Special Hours: Closed January & February or by appointment.

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Additional Information

Admission

Adults; Seniors; Students: 1.50 - 4.00
Adults $4.00; Seniors $3.00; Students $1.50

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check

Parking

FREE

Wyandot Popcorn Museum

Under a colorful circus tent in Heritage all, this is the largest most impressive collection of popcorn wagons in the US. Priceless wagons date back as far as the turn of the century and have been restored to their original conditions.

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    The Harding Home was home to the 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding. Stand on the front porch where he gave the famous campaign speeches that launched his quest for the presidency in 1920.







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    Across from the Harding Memorial is Marion's Veterans Memorial Park. This park has a monument dedicated to each war the United States has fought through the Global War On Terrorism. Also a monument dedicated to women.







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    Houses historical artifacts and antiques collected by the Marion Co. Historical Society, President Harding memorabilia and houses the Wyandot Popcorn Museum. The popcorn museum has the world's largest collection of antique popcorn wagons. Remember Cracker Jacks? There is a display dedicated to this fun food.







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  • A Poppin' Good Time!
    by Partner Author

    The Annual Marion Popcorn Festival is September 4, 5, 6, 2014. Always the first Thursday, Friday and Saturday after Labor Day.







    Enjoy visiting the Wyandot Popcorn Museum located under a circus tent inside Heritage Hall. One of the largest most impressive collections of popcorn wagons in the United States.







    In the festival area visit with Poppy the festival mascot along with crafts, art work, rides, local entertainment, food and popcorn!







    The first day of the festival a show for seniors is held inside the historic Palace Theatre at 2:00 p.m. Then get ready for the 250 unit Marion Popcorn Festival Parade that kicks off at 6:00 p.m. Free of charge at the outdoor main stage at 8:30 p.m. every night is name entertainment for you to enjoy.

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