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Wood County Historical Center & Museum

The Wood County Historical Center and Museum is open for self-guided tours of over 20 exhibits inside the former County Poor House, or Infirmary. Exhibits span from early history of the Great Black Swamp to current comparisons of the County Poor House and modern social welfare practices. Outside attractions include a historic log cabin, Lunatic Asylum, Pauper's Cemetery, Ice House, Pestilence House, and Herb Garden. Walk-ins welcome or call ahead for guided group tours.

Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Rd.

Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Phone Number(s)

Fax: (419) 352-6220
Local Number: (419) 352-0967

E-mail Address(es)


Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Special Hours: April - October and December. Extended hours during special events.




Suggested Donation: 4.00
Suggested Donation
Children: 1.00 - 1.00
Children pricing age 10 and under

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check


AAA Members: AAA Members get one free admission with paid admission plus 25% gift shop discount.




Friday Night Folklore Tours
Old Home Holiday Tour
Wood County Historical Center & Museum's Monthly Tea Series

Wood County Historical Center & Museum

Located on the grounds of the former Wood County Infirmary, this unique 150-year old site is one of the last county infirmaries where nearly all of the original structures still stand. 50 acre public park, herb garden, public tours.

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  • AAA Members

    AAA Members get one free admission with paid admission plus 25% gift shop discount.

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