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, 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|
September 9th, 2018
Starts at 1:00 pm
10 Edison Drive
The Milan Museum will be closed September 1-3, 2018 for the Milan Melon Festival. The Museum will reopen with fall hours on Friday, September 7, 2018 with the free, monthly community day on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Tour the museum for free from 1 - 5!
The Milan Museum is featuring the temporary exhibit, Recycled Runway, on display in the Welcome Center through August 31, 2018. Recycled Runway was a unique fashion design event to build awareness of local water quality issues and raise funds for improving the health of Sandusky Bay. See these works of art up close as they are displayed throughout the museum.
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Be it timeless works of art or our beautiful location, we have nearly 60 years of experience making a moment last forever. The grounds of the Milan Museum are unique among event spaces in the area, whether your tastes lean toward the classical architecture of the Newton Arts Building, or the dramatic outdoor courtyard, your special day promises to be one that will make history. Patron Agreement Form | Event Reservation Form