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Milan Historical Museum

10 Edison Drive, Milan, OH
+1 419-499-2968
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Took Us Completely by Surprise!

When we bought our tickets and started the tour we thought that this would be the typical "here's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StigJim
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Alliance, Ohio
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Rare gem worthy of a visit

Accidentally discovered this gem. Several different buildings, some historical, with different... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
OhioViolets
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Ohio
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Nine separate buildings make up this museum complex.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dolls” (4 reviews)
“glows” (2 reviews)
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10 Edison Drive, Milan, OH
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we bought our tickets and started the tour we thought that this would be the typical "here's the blacksmith shop and here's where the So-and-So family lived. But, wow the art collection, the glass collection, and some of the oddities (e.g., an assortment of...More

Thank StigJim
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Accidentally discovered this gem. Several different buildings, some historical, with different displays. Was amazed but the 300 old dolls,many wearing period clothing. The Galpin Gallery in the old doctor's house has an amazing collection of art glass, including some glow in the dark glass. The...More

Thank OhioViolets
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We happened onto this by accident, but were glad we went. There were several buildings and mostly self-guided. There were volunteers to answer questions, if needed.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I hate to have to add a review for this but it won't let me edit this listing. They are closed the whole month of January. Huge bummer for us as were visiting family and are headed back to Florida

Thank JackieMoo6
Reviewed 28 August 2015

First stop at the Milan Historical Museum is the General Store to purchase admission stickers. The store is cute and actually has a small collection of penny candy. There are several buildings to visit including one that displays old carriages, farm equipment, etc and another...More

1  Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 16 August 2015

What a wonderful and informative visit. The tour guide was full of information regarding "the inventor", Thomas Edison and his family. I never realized first of all he was nearly totally deaf due to a childhood mishap and how MANY things he invented. Well worth...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We had a great time at the Milan Museum once we found a parking space and figured out where to get tickets. Guests pay in the general store in the northeast corner of the complex, not at the museum office which faces Edison Drive. There...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We came here after visiting Edison's birthplace, which is just a few steps away. In fact, one of the galleries here, the Galpin Gallery, is the former home of the doctor who delivered Edison. This is a museum complex consisting of a number of different...More

1  Thank LexiV
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We got to the building on Saturday about 12:50 and they open at 1pm but the person in the store allowed us to walk around and look at things which got me to buy a few items. There is 6 buildings - the first two...More

Thank ljretires
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This building houses a wide assortment of vintage items from all over the world. The couple who amassed this collection was very interesting to learn about. Tickets for all the historical buildings are available in the office on the green for a modest price. The...More

Thank Gail H
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