At Heritage Village Museum, you will experience the rural simplicity of a small town life as it was during Ohio in the 1800’s. We are open to the public year-round. Volunteers provide guided tours, supervise gift and book shops, coordinate special events, demonstrate traditional crafts and cooking and present educational programs for over 19,000 guests each year.
We are open for exhibits and
Wednesday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
During a self guided tour, you will be able to walk around our historic village,
viewing the outside of the buildings, while learning about 19th Century life in Southwestern Ohio with the tour booklet provided.
Admission for both the exhibit and self-guided tour is $3 for Adults, $1 Children 5-11. Admission for the exhibit only is $2 adults, $1 children.
Children under 4 and Museum Members are free.
Heritage Village Museum invites you to view a new rotation of antique quilts from our extensive collection during our Antique Quilt Exhibit. This assortment of nineteen quilts spans a century of American culture from the 1840s through 1940s. Quilt patterns include: Log Cabin, Dresden Plate and Star of Bethlehem. The quilts are being displayed in the Village’s beautiful Hayner House.
Baseball has been the
prominent sport in American culture since the early 1800's. While most sports
during this time were for the sole purpose of entertaining the wealthy, the
commoners created a sport to play in their spare time. The exhibit features over 70, balls, bats,
gloves, uniforms, and games from the 1840s to 1910.
Join us for an afternoon of special activities on
May 3, from 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Community Middle School Chamber Orchestra will be performing in Somerset Church from
Carter, will be showing how an 1800s roof tinner would have custom fabricated and installed a
standing seam/flat-locked metal roof with a flat-locked box gutter.
Volunteer, Anna Barrett, will be in
Benedict Cottage demonstrating how a loom was used.
Guided tours are $5.00 for adults, $3.00
for children 5-11, and those 4 and under are free. Guided tours are 90 minutes
long and occur at 10:30 am, 12:45 pm and 3:00 pm.
Self-guided tours of the outside of the
buildings only is $3.00 for adults, $1.00 for children 5-11, and those 4 and
under are free. All activities 12:00-3:00 p.m. are included in the price of admission
as well as the Quilt Exhibit and Vintage Base Ball exhibit.