Museum Buildings & Exhibits
The new Galpin Glass Galleries explore European and American glass from the earliest piece in the collection of Roman glass through works of contemporary, local artists. The Folk and Decorative Galleries showcase examples of early American Folk and Decorative Arts.
The Sayles Galleries explore the unique history of the Milan area from the earliest beginnings, through the creation, expansion, and decline of the Milan Canal. The Edison Exhibit displays some of the inventions of Thomas Edison.
The Coulton Doll Gallery
The outstanding Mildred Smith Coulton Doll Gallery features over 350 charming examples of china, bisque, wax, papier-mache and composition dolls.
The Lockwood Smith & Co.General Store & Gift Shop
In The Lockwood Smith & Co. General Store see an old fashioned store come to life! Shop a selection of unique gifts and Milan souvenirs for everyone on your list. Sit, play checkers and visit with friends in the Welcome Center!
The Sisty Blacksmith Shop and Hoover Innovation Gallery
Experience the atmosphere of a real blacksmith shop, where a horse awaits his shoes and the smithy tools of the trade are on view.
The Newton Arts Gallery
Opened in 1971, the Edna Roe Newton Memorial Building houses the collection of one prominent Milan family. Acquired from travels around the world, a magnificent collection of European decorative arts are on view. Examine the delicate art of Japanese Netsuke and witness the exact art of tapestry.