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The historic Village of Milan is the birthplace of Thomas A. Edison and recognized by the National Trust as a Distinctive Destination. Visitors to the Milan Museum will learn a history rich in progress and creativity. Milestones in both history and invention are displayed in the history galleries. The new glass galleries explore European and American glass from the earliest piece in the collection of Roman glass through the works of contemporary, local artists. The Milan Museum offers a day exploring historic buildings, filled with engaging exhibits and hands-on activities. Special events and programs for the whole family all year!

“Nurtured in this little village of Milan, was that inquisitive young Thomas ‘Al’ Edison whose discoveries probably made the greatest impact on the world of any inventor in history.”


February – May
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Recycled Runway Exhibit Opening Reception

Event Details


June 1st, 2018
Starts at 6:00 pm


Milan Museum
10 Edison Drive
Milan, OH


Stop in for the new series History Happy Hour hosted by the Milan Museum and taking place on Thursday, April 26th at 5:00 pm at The Milan Wine Post! Join us for an evening filled with a bit of history and a splash of wine! The main topic of discussion will be Why did Milan have a canal? No reservations necessary, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase.



M3 Museum Pass

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With the M3 Pass, the entire family gains admission to 3 popular museum for a total of only $45 – a great value for families. Visit the Merry-Go-Round Museum, Sandusky Maritime Museum and Milan Museum with one pass. Available for purchase in the Milan Museum Gift Shop.

Temporary Exhibit

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The Milan Museum is featuring the temporary exhibit, Richard Rench, on display in the Welcome Center through May 27, 2018. Richard Rench served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, was a local businessman and was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives serving both Huron and Crawford Counties.



International Museum Day

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The Milan Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. by hosing the Imagination Station Forces and Motion program!
Reinforce Newton’s Three Laws of Motion! Discover both the science and the scientists behind some of the world’s greatest inventions, and put their knowledge of motion to work building roller coasters, launching film canister rockets, creating button flywheels and much more! All activities are free, along with free admission to the Museum.


Recycled Runway Exhibit Opening Reception

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We invite you and your friends to join us on Friday, June 1st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for the Recycled Runway Exhibit Opening Reception at The Milan Museum. See all the designs up close and talk with the designers on how they created such a unique pieces of art. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

The temporary exhibit will be on display throughout the museum from June 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018.

History Happy Hour

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Stop in for the second installment of the series History Happy Hour hosted by the Milan Museum and taking place on  July 26th at 5:00 pm at The Milan Wine Post!  Join us for an evening filled with a bit of history and a splash of wine! No reservations necessary, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase.

Pumpkin Palooza

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The Milan History Museum will be hosting the Annual Pumpkin Palooza on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 5-7 pm.

Enjoy pumpkin decorating, art activities, scavenger hunts, pumpkin bowling, costume contests, caramel apples and much more!  This year Pumpkin Palooza begins at 5:00 pm with the costume contest at 5:30 and an outdoor movie at 7:00 pm!!!!! All activities are FREE!!!!

Costume Contest:
The costume contest begins at 5:30 for children of all ages.

Call 419-499-2968 for details.

Gingerbread Workshop

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The Milan Museum will be hosting its Annual Gingerbread House Workshop on Saturday, December 1, 2018 in the Lockwood, Smith &Co. General Store.

Sessions run 60 minutes long and start at 10 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3 PM.

You must register by THURSDAY,NOVEMBER 29 2018 by calling 419-499-2968.

Price: $15 per gingerbread house kit

Each entry will receive:

  • 1 Gingerbread House Kit
  • 1 Holiday Ornament
  • Unlimited Hot Cocoa and seasonal treats

Pictures with Santa

Santa Claus will be in Milan Museum’s General Store on December 2, 2017 from 11 AM-12 PM and 2 PM-3 PM. Have your Christmas list ready and deliver it to Santa yourself!



Idea Factory Workshop

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Recreate some of Edison’s most famous inventions at the Milan Museum’s Idea Factory Workshop on Saturday, February 9, 2019!!! Activites – TBA $15 registration fee includes all supplies and refreshments. Adult supervision is required! Sessions run from 10am to 2pm. Call 419-499-2968 to reserve your space today! Registration deadline: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Celebrate Thomas Edison’s birthday on February 10, 2019 at the monthly Free Community Day. Tour the museum for free from 1-5 pm.

Winter Hot Cocoa Warm-up

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Bring the whole family down to The Milan Museum on Saturday, January 19, 2019 to enjoy a winter warm-up of hot cocoa and cookies while making a winter snow globe!

Sessions run from 10 am until 2 pm.  The cost is $15 and includes all materials needed and festive treats!  Please call 419-499-2968 for more information and to reserve your spot today!  Registration deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2019.



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