Wood County Museum

Admission to the Wood County Museum is approx. $7/person.

  • Open: Monday – Friday from 10am – 4pm, and Saturday from 12 – 4pm.
  • Location: (Map It) 13660 County Home Rd. in Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Phone: 419-352-0967
  • Web: www.woodcountyhistory.org

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The County Poor House

The Wood County Museum in Bowling Green is located on the grounds of the former Wood County Infirmary. This unique site is one of the last county infirmaries where nearly all of the original structures still stand. The Museum includes the large, Victorian Era building, now a museum with over thirty exhibit rooms dedicated to showcasing the history of the Home and of Wood County. The outdoor park, maintained by the Wood County Park District, offers an herb garden, nature trails, and numerous outdoor points of interest including a working oil derrick and an extensive collection of farm implements. The Museum hosts a variety of public education programs and events including Living History Day, Power of Yesteryear Tractor Show, Gala Fundraiser, monthly curatorial programs and social teas, and self-guided or guided group tours for schools and organizations. The site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

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