THE MILAN MUSEUM The Milan Museum offers visitors a day exploring historic
buildings, beautiful grounds, and engaging exhibits!
In the interest of public health, the museum is
currently closed to the public.
Slide Covid 19-Update In the interest of public health, and with guidelines
presented by The Ohio Department of Health, and the CDC,
The Milan Museum is temporarily closed to the public.
MHM is working on a reopening plan with the health and
safety of visitors and staff the top priority.
Slide Dale Chihuly Visit the Glass Galleries to view works of art
from glass artists including Dominick Labino
and Dale Chihuly!
Slide Edison Gallery Thomas A. Edison was born in Milan on February 11, 1847.
Visit the Edison Gallery to discover some Edison's most
famous inventions.
Slide Stay Connected While
We Are Closed!
Visit the Milan Museum Facebook page for the
NEW virtual tour of the museum
and explore historic Milan with the NEW digital scavenger hunt.
Fun for all ages!
  • Welcome

  • 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.”

  • Exhibits

    • Galpin Glass

    • Sayles

    • Coulton Dolls

    • Newton Arts

    • Hoover Innovation

    • Sisty Blacksmith

    • Lockwood Smith & Co.

Hours & Pricing


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



Join us at one of the upcoming events at the Milan History Museum!

Create Your Moment In Time!

Host your wedding or special event with us


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.

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