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Moore House Museum/Black River Historical Society of Lorain

The Moore House, home of the Black River Historical Society, is the museum for the City of Lorain. The museum is located in a home built in 1906, in the Neoclassical Revival style. It was the family home of Leonard M. Moore, a former Lorain Mayor. The museum is filled with items from the history of Lorain. There are displays that include Lorain lighthouses, military artifacts, various business and industrial objects, household items, and many other exhibits. The museum also houses extensive photo and research collections. The gift shop carries various items related to the city of Lorain, including Lorain Lighthouse items, windsocks, models, pins, photo cards, books, videos, DVDs and more.

Black River Historical Society of Lorain
309 W. 5th Street

Lorain, Ohio 44052

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (440) 245-2563
Fax: (440) 245-3591

E-mail Address(es)


Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Special Hours: Sundays are by appointment


Additional Information


Adults: 3.00
Senior: 3.00
Children: 1.00
Children pricing is for ages 6 to 18
BRHS members: FREE

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa



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