Clark County Historical Society at the Heritage Center, Springfield

(5/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Hours:

Museum:Tuesday-Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-3

Library:Wednesday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-3

Admission to the museum is free, but donations are appreciated!

Suggested donations: Adults = $5; Children = $2; Families = $10

The 3rd Floor Fisher Family Research Library and Archives is free to the public. Copy and scanning fees may apply.

Founded in 1897, for over a century the Clark County Historical Society has collected, preserved and displayed the history of the area. Over the years, the Society has had a number of different locations, but for more than ten years they have been proud and honored to have found a beautiful permanent home in downtown Springfield in the old City Hall and Marketplace, which was built in 1890. Today the Heritage Center of Clark County stands tall on the Springfield skyline as the home of Clark County’s heritage, where priceless mementos open a window on many generations of history.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Always a hit! Never a dull moment. Great place to visit with family who come from out of town. Makes you proud of Springfield, Ohio. The volunteers are awesome tour guides as well. I have visited seve...  more »
  • I had a bit of time before heading to the airport - This was a great place to spend about 45 minutes. Not a world-class museum by any stretch, but I did learn about local history. 
  • If you want to learn about Ohio history in an hour or two this is the place to visit. The museum is small but packed with information. You can learn about the development of this region and enjoy it t...  more »
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  • Community treasure with great experience for adults and kids alike.