Allen County Museum

620 W. Market St.
Lima, OH 45801- Map It
(419) 222-9426

AAA Editor Notes

Allen County Museum is at 620 W. Market St. The campus includes the main museum facility, a log house, the historic MacDonell House and the Children’s Discovery Center. Displays at the museum feature Native American and pioneer artifacts; steam and electric railroad items, including the 1925 Shay geared locomotive; antique automobiles and bicycles; and a general store, doctor's office and barber shop. A large model of Mount Vernon is decorated in period. The museum also features a research library and railroad archives. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Donations. MacDonell House $3.
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 1-5, Sat.-Sun. 1-4. Children's museum Tues.-Fri. 1-5, June-Aug. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.