Knox County Historical Museum

Admission to Knox County Historical Museum is free.

  • Open from February through Christmas on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. And Thursdays through Sundays from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: (Map It) 875 Harcourt Road in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-393-5247
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The Knox County Historical Museum:  This historical museum features the George Tanner Telephone History Collection, the C&G Cooper Heritage Collection of 19th century steam farm engines and “Spanning the Century” 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 those of dolls and toys, textiles and clothing, coverlets and quilts among many other items.