for Museum Community Day



To the Milan Museum!

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. Explore the rise of the Milan Canal through the genius of Thomas Edison! 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
Friday – Sunday 1-5 pm
June, July & August
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 1-5 pm – Closed Mondays, Easter Sunday, Fourth of July and Labor Day Weekend
September – December
Friday – Sunday 1-5 pm



Adults $9 Seniors $8 Children 5-17: $5 Children 4 and under are FREE Family Passes: $25 includes 2 Adults and up to 3 Children

Museum Community Day

Event Details


June 9th, 2019
Starts at 1:00 pm


Milan Museum
10 Edison Drive
Milan, OH


Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for the monthly community day. Tour the museum from 1- 5 pm for FREE!



Museum Spring Hours

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  • Published December 20, 2018
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Spring hours for May are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-5:00 pm. Reservations for groups of 10 or more are available by appointment. Call 419-499-2968 for details.



Lasting Traditions: The Fashion Legacy of Queen Victoria

  • By Museum Director
  • Published November 21, 2018
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The Milan Museum temporary exhibit, Lasting Traditions: The Fashion Legacy of Queen Victoria, showcases how Queen Victoria impacted the biggest fashion trends of the century. On display throughout the museum.




International Museum Day

  • By Museum Director
  • Published November 19, 2018
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The Milan Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on Saturday, May 18, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. by hosing the Imagination Station Structures program!

Ever wonder how some of history’s most notable buildings were made? Enjoy hands-on building with math and engineering activities that center around the most famous creations! Build geodesic domes, keystone arches and help design an earthquake-safe house and much more! All activities are free, along with free admission to The Milan Museum.

Joint Ticket with Edison Birthplace Museum

  • By Museum Director
  • Published June 8, 2018
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New this year!!!! Visit both the Milan Museum and Edison Birthplace Museum for one low price! Joint tickets may be purchased at either museum!

Adults $16.00  Seniors $14.00 Family Pass $45.00

History Happy Hour

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  • Published April 1, 2018
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M3 Museum Pass

  • By Museum Director
  • Published March 21, 2018
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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.


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