The Allen County Museum includes the 1893 Victorian MacDonell House, log house, Shay Locomotive display, and a Children’s Museum.
Stroll through the whimsical Children’s Garden, next door to the museum.
Visit ArtSpace in its historic building on the Town Square. They have two art galleries that host professional art exhibits, and a Gallery Shop.
The Meeting Place on Market features local art exhibits that rotate monthly.
The Art Park next to Cullen Art Glass, was created by area students.
Enjoy the architecture - downtown Lima boasts over 20 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.
Music & Entertainment
Lima's Civic Center features Broadway musicals, the Lima Symphony, popular concerts and more. Encore Theatre presents local theatre productions year round.
At the corner of North and Main Sts. is Nitza’s, a women’s clothing shop housed in the historic Metropolitan Building. Nearby is Hofeller, Hiatt & Clark, a fine men’s clothing store. Alter Ego Comics is filled with comic books and action figures. Dome’s Nut Shop offers a variety of candy and nuts. Natural Vibez has an eclectic mix of hand-made, vintage, and fair items. Don Jenkins Jewelry offers fine jewelry.