History Museums

History Museums

History Museums

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Medina County, a part of the Connecticut Western Reserve Area of Ohio, has a proud rich history documented by many community historical societies. Some are housed in historical buildings offering a glimpse into our past. We also are privileged to have a wonderful museum, the Medina Toy & Train Museum located on Medina's Public Square.

Open for tours by appointment. Restored 1860's small Ohio family farm includes hourse, corn crib, granary, barn, milk house, chicken house.

4613 Laurel Rd, PO Box 714
Brunswick, OH 44212

America's largest year round Christmas Indoor Entertainment Attraction, New York City Christmas Windows, Hollywood Props, Toys.

260 S Court St
Medina, OH 44256

The Society operates the Chatham Historical Museum at 6332 Avon Lake Rd and the Chatham School Museum at 6300 Avon Lake Rd, Chatham, OH, 330.667.2276. Call for special events. Dedicated to studying, preserving and displaying the history and artifacts of Chatham Township.

Apr-Oct open first Sat of the month 1pm-3pm or by appointment. Maintains the Underwood Library and The Thompson Work Museum.

1261 Granger Rd
Medina, OH 44256

Sun 1pm-4pm and Wed 6pm-9pm, call for tours and research.  Local township history and displays. The Worden Heritage Homestead, 895 Ledge Rd, Hinckley Metroparks.

1634 Center Rd, PO Box 471
Hinckley, OH 44233

Open Tue from 9am-5pm (call ahead to confirm), also on first Sun of each month 1pm-4pm except Jan & Feb. Beautiful furnishings, vintage clothing exhibits, Civil War, pioneer and Native American tools. Genealogical Research site.

206 N Elmwood St, PO Box 306
Medina, OH 44258

Open by appointment only.  Litchfield Historical Soceity 'on the circle' in 1846 restored Greek revival house.


Call ahead or by appointment. 1916 Hallock Chemical Fire Truck, hand/horse drawn fire equipment (1850), newer vehicles, extinguishers, nozzles, pumps.

326 E Smith Rd
Medina, OH 44256

Various open houses, visits by appointment. Caring for and exhibiting historical artifacts donated, maintains Museum which is housed  in restored Depot.

7060 Center Rd, PO Box 399
Valley City, OH 44280

Quarterly meetings the 4th Thu at 7pm in Jan, Apr, Jul and Oct.  Non-profit special interest organization providing historical information related to the Village of Lodi / Harrisville Township.

Call ahead for appointment and/or hours open (Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun Noon-5pm). Multi-track operating 3-D model train layouts, train engines, car models, airplane models, dolls, transportation books.

7 Public Square
Medina, OH 44256

May 17-Oct 25 Sat 10am-4pm. Mailing address: PO Box 458, Chippewa Lake, OH 44215.  Learn about trolleys from Ohio on a guided tour that includes visiting the restoration shop.

5515 Buffham Rd
Seville, OH 44273

Featuring displays of The Giants of Seville, Captain and Anna Bates and local history.

70 W Main St
Seville, OH 44273

By appointment or meets thrid Wed each month at 9:30pm. Non-profit organization providing information about the history of Sharon Township, historic 1840 community house.

PO Box 154
Sharon Center, OH 44274

By appointment only. Helping preserve the local history of Spencer. Meets 2nd Mon each month at Spencer Town Hall at 7:30pm.

PO Box 356
Spencer, OH 44275

Sat 9:30-11am or by appointment and open during downtown events. Preservation of historic artifacts from Wadsworth's past. Located in the former Traver-Johnson house.

161 High St
Wadsworth, OH 44281

Second Sunday of the month 2-4pm. Local history museum hosting exhibits, programs and events.

3314 Myers Rd
Medina, OH 44256

Open by appointment. Original working one-room school house. Meets every 2nd Monday 7pm.

6609 Norwalk Rd
Medina, OH 44256