Listing of Museums and Historical Sites

Allen County Museum

620 West Market Street, Lima, OH 45801

(419) 222-9426. Hours: 1-5 p.m. daily except Mondays and national holidays. June, July, and August hours are 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Guides are available for pre-arranged tours. No admission fee.


The Shay Locomotive Display

Can be viewed at all times. For further information contact the Allen County Museum.

(419) 222-9426.


MacDonnell House

632 West Market Street, Lima, OH 45801

(419) 224-1113. Hours: 1-5 p.m. daily except Mondays and national holidays. Closed January and February. June, July, and August hours are 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. All tours are guided, group reservations are recommended. Admission fee over 12 years of age.


Lima Fire Fighters Memorial Museum

Located in Lincoln Park on East Elm Street, near Memorial Hospital. Can be viewed from outdoors at all times. Call in advance for guided indoor tours. (419) 221-5160


Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit

East Elm Street near Memorial Hospital. Can be viewed at all times. No admission fee. For further information contact the Allen County Museum. (419) 222-9426


Hughes-Russell Mansion

649 West Market Street, Lima, OH 45801

(419) 228-8664. Tours of the mansion and facility can be arranged. Admission fee.


John Dillinger/Sheriff Sarber Memorial Museum

Under construction at the Allen County Museum, to open fall of 2000.

(419) 222-9426


Harrod Railroad Heritage Park & Harrod Veterans’ Memorial Park

Just 15 minutes east of Lima on St. Rt. 309, then south on Napoleon Rd. (419) 648-3427

Outdoor exhibits can be viewed at all times. Viewing of indoor artifacts by appointment.

No admission fee.


Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum

I-75 at Wapak-Fisher Road, Wapakoneta, OH 45895

(419) 738-8811

Open Year-round. Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sundays & Holidays

Noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission fee. Group rates are available.


Canal Commission Museum

111 West Third Street, Delphos, OH 45833

(419) 695-7737

Hours: M-W-F 1:00-3:30 p.m. or by appointment


Museum of Postal History

Contact: Gary S. Levitt, Postmaster/Curator

131 N. Main St., Delphos, OH 45833-5000

(419) 695-2811

Hours: M-W-F 1:30-3:30 p.m., all other days by appointment.