Knox County Historical Museum

Admission to Knox County Historical Museum is normally free.

  • Open: March – November on Thursday – Saturday from 2 – 4pm.
  • Location: (Map It) 875 Harcourt Rd. in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-393-5247
  • Web: click here

The Knox County Historical Museum features the George Tanner Telephone History Collection, the C&G Cooper Heritage Collection of 19th-century steam farm engines, and the “Spanning the Century,” an exhibit of bridges. The displays throughout the museum also pay homage to the musical history of Knox County and the life and travels of Johnny Appleseed throughout the county. In addition, there are plenty of other exhibits, including dolls and toys, textiles and clothing, and coverlets and quilts, among many other items.