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Sauder Village

22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
+1 800-590-9755
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Amazing interesting and informative

We arrived and were immediately greeted by Janice. So much to see and learn. Wonderful to see a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mays Landing, New Jersey
History Brought to Life

Enjoyed a wonderful buffet lunch at the Barn Restaurant which is in a beautifully restored huge... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Edward O
Sarasota, Florida
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Sauder Village is Ohio's Largest living history destination with costumed guides in historic homes and shops in a walk through time experience from 1803 - 1920's Talented artisans and craftsman blending skill and creativity in fiber, wood, glass and clay. Stay at the Sauder Heritage Inn or Campground and enjoy a delicious meal at the Barn Restaurant and homemade backed goods a the Doughbox Bakery. The Historic Village is open seasonally from late April to late October.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“the barn” (33 reviews)
“barber shop” (11 reviews)
“train ride” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
+1 800-590-9755
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived and were immediately greeted by Janice. So much to see and learn. Wonderful to see a large group of kids on a school field trip and all the kids seemed eager to ask questions and wanting to know more about life during this...More

Thank Carsons3
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a wonderful buffet lunch at the Barn Restaurant which is in a beautifully restored huge historic peg timber barn. Our time was limited but, we were able to walk through the Welcome Center and around the Village Green. We visited the Basket, Tinsmith's, Broom...More

Thank Edward O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must, must MUST visit! Inexpensive to visit with no real hidden cost. Buildings are laid out in period eras. Interpreters are knowledgeable, kind and patient. Food venues are quality as well as reasonable. They take debit and credit as well as cash. Living history at...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This experience was even better than we had anticipated. Sauder Village incorporates 2 things: First, is the history of Sauder Woodworking begun by Erie Sauder and a large museum and quilt shop. Second, is the living history village Erie Sauder put together, originally to educate...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

What a great day we had visiting the Pioneer Village. So many shops staffed with people in "Period" attire. We experienced thread making, weaving, glass blowing, basket making, buggy rides, broom making, cooper smithing, gardening, grinding corn at the gristmill, and other things we didn't...More

Thank Ispdet
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The displays are great. The entire place is a collection of 1800 circa shops, schools, church, Railroad Station you get the idea, think miniture Greenfield Village. We have been here 4 times and enjoyed each time. You will too.

Thank AlnSue
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The village is quite a nice little surprise. Full of historic items and suitable for small children because it is small enough to be manageable. Opportunities to see blown glass, weaving, and other hand arts but you can go your own speed, stopping where your...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really enjoyed our visit to Sauder Village. It has grown quite a bit since last visit in the 80's. Each building (church, school, barber, etc.) has a host who will share information and stories with visitors. It is both educational/informative and a nice way to...More

Thank jwoge
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This place is fun to see if never been there before .made a day trip with the wife to get out of town for the day

Thank bodymanmyers10
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I only learned about Sauder Village by booking a bus trip through Great Day Tours in Cleveland, OH and truly enjoyed the day. We visited each and every building and enjoyed talking with the 'back in time' staff located in almost every one of them....More

Thank Patty_in_Cleveland
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1 September 2017|
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Response from dlsmissionary | Reviewed this property |
Bus tours are quite common and they come all times of the year but more in the summer and fall seasons. The village is pretty compact but yes there is a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes. Many of the shops sell... More
1 September 2017|
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Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
Yes a warm weather activity. A bit of walking though it is a level senior should be able to handle it easily
12 August 2017|
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
Adults $17 6-10 $11 under 5 free $2 off for seniors/AAA $1 off for students We paid $169 for a country pkg Which included a night stay at inn, free breakfast, 2 adult passes plus 1 child and a $30 credit towards barn... More