Hardin County Historical Museums

Admission to the Hardin County Historical Museums is normally free. Donations accepted.

  • Open: Tuesday – Thursday from 1 – 4pm or by appointment.
  • Location: (Map It) 223 N. Main in Kenton, Ohio
  • Phone: 419-673-7147
  • Web: click here

The Hardin County Historical Museums: Also known as the Sullivan-Johnson Museum, exhibits include the world-famous Kenton Cast Iron Toys, Fred Machetanz Gallery, Jacob Parrott, and much more. Kenton Toy Collectors meet at the museum every other month. The Toy Collectors are available for appraisal of toys.  They also buy, sell, and trade. The Hardin Historic Village and Farm are open by appointment only. The Heritage Farm is a turn-of-the-century farmstead featuring many farming instruments and pioneer architecture. The museum/village highlights include the Stadt Log House and Dunkirk Jailhouse.