McGuffey Museum

Admission to the William Holmes McGuffey Museum is free. Parking meters are approx. $1.

  • Open: Thursday – Saturday from 1-5pm
  • Location: (Map It) 401 East Spring Street at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio
  • Phone: 513-529-8380
  • Web: click here

The William Holmes McGuffey Museum is on the campus of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  It is registered as a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as a house museum that includes campus and community history.  This was the home of William Holmes McGuffey, Professor of Ancient Languages and Moral Philosophy at Miami University from 1826 to 1836.  The museum/home honors McGuffey and his Eclectic Readers, a series of books that educated five generations of Americans and are said to be the most widely published books in the U.S., second to the Holy Bible.