Museums in Ohio


Motts Military Museum: Admission for Two or Four at Motts Military Museum (62% Off)

Admission for Two or Four at Motts Military Museum (62% Off)

Motts Military Museum

Groveport

Museum showcases American military artifacts from the past two centuries of hard-fought battles through 9/11 and today’s current conflicts

$40 $15

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American Legacy Tours: $20 for a Queen City is Haunted Tour for Two from American Legacy Tours ($40 Value)

$20 for a Queen City is Haunted Tour for Two from American Legacy Tours ($40 Value)

American Legacy Tours

Cincinnati

90- to 120-minute tour unveils the history of hauntings and paranormal or disturbing tales in Queen City

$40 $20

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Brothers Drake Meadery: Meadery Tour for Two or Four with Two Take-Home Glasses at Brothers Drake Meadery (Up to 50% Off)

Meadery Tour for Two or Four with Two Take-Home Glasses at Brothers Drake Meadery (Up to 50% Off)

Brothers Drake Meadery

Short North

Meadmakers guide groups through the process of making mead, including samples of raw honey and the finished fermented treat

$30 $15

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Buckeye Lake Winery: Wine-Tasting Experience with Cheese Plate for Two or Four at Buckeye Lake Winery (Up to 65% Off)

Wine-Tasting Experience with Cheese Plate for Two or Four at Buckeye Lake Winery (Up to 65% Off)

Buckeye Lake Winery

Thornville

Groups sample eight wines while nibbling on cheese plates at a lakeside winery with a view

$43 $15

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park: Admission for Two or Four at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park (Up to 50% Off)

Admission for Two or Four at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park (Up to 50% Off)

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Hamilton

More than 300-acre park and outdoor museum invites guests to wander among 64 sculptures tucked into gardens and meadows, and alongside lakes

$16 $9

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Baines Pier 619: Two-Hour Kayak Rental for One or Two at Baines Pier 619 (Up to 48% Off)

Two-Hour Kayak Rental for One or Two at Baines Pier 619 (Up to 48% Off)

Baines Pier 619

New Franklin

Enjoy two hours of kayaking along the gorgeous views of the historic Portage lakes

$20 $12

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The Unofficial LEGO Museum: Visit for Two, Four, or Six to The Unofficial LEGO Museum (53% Off)

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to The Unofficial LEGO Museum (53% Off)

The Unofficial LEGO Museum

Bellaire

Pose with intricate LEGO sculptures of Darth Vader, Spiderman, and Bart Simpson

$32 $15

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Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum: Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 62% Off)

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 62% Off)

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum

South Columbus

Memorabilia and ephemera from the history of motorcycling, plus themed exhibits and programs

$40 $15

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Baltic Mill Winery: Wine Tasting with Souvenir Glasses and a Meat-and-Cheese Plate for 2 or 4 at Baltic Mill Winery (Up to 45% Off)

Wine Tasting with Souvenir Glasses and a Meat-and-Cheese Plate for 2 or 4 at Baltic Mill Winery (Up to 45% Off)

Baltic Mill Winery

Baltic

Guests snack on local Amish meats and cheeses as they sample wines such as Italian–style red, dry pinot grigio, and peach-infused chardonnay

$27 $15

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Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati: Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati Outing for Two or Four Adults or Two-Alarm Membership (Up to 62% Off)

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati Outing for Two or Four Adults or Two-Alarm Membership (Up to 62% Off)

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

West End

Historical firehouse-turned-museum hosts array of 19th-century firefighting artifacts & exhibits on fire safety

$40 $15

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The Original Hocking Valley Canoe Livery: Canoeing and Camping Trip for Two with Optional Fun-Center Package at Hocking Hills Adventures (Up to 47% Off)

Canoeing and Camping Trip for Two with Optional Fun-Center Package at Hocking Hills Adventures (Up to 47% Off)

The Original Hocking Valley Canoe Livery

Multiple Locations

Paddle along 7 miles of river starting at a gorgeous natural rock bridge, then stay the night in a tent; optional mini golf and go-karts

$72 $39

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Outback Stables: $22 for $30 Worth of Horseback Riding at Outback Stables

$22 for $30 Worth of Horseback Riding at Outback Stables

Outback Stables

Fairgrounds

From the merchant: Learn to ride or refine your skills with an hour private lesson with a professional instructor.

$30 $22

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Filia Cellars: Wine-and-Cheese-Tasting Package for Two or Four at Filia Cellars (48% Off)

Wine-and-Cheese-Tasting Package for Two or Four at Filia Cellars (48% Off)

Filia Cellars

Filia Cellars - Wadsworth

The family-run company produces its white wines in Ohio and red wines in California

$29 $15

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Z Place: Up to 51% Off Wine&Mediterranean Food Tastings at Z Place

Up to 51% Off Wine&Mediterranean Food Tastings at Z Place

Z Place

Montgomery

From the merchant: Offering tastes of 5 types of wine served with Mediterranean appetizers and fine cheeses

$70 $35

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Dayton Lane Historic Area: Historical Home Promenade & Horse-Drawn Trolley Ride for 2, 4, or 6 at Dayton Lane Historic Area (Up to 54% Off)

Historical Home Promenade & Horse-Drawn Trolley Ride for 2, 4, or 6 at Dayton Lane Historic Area (Up to 54% Off)

Dayton Lane Historic Area

Hamilton

10+ renovated historical homes are flung open on this tour that also includes a carriage ride, live jazz, and costumed demonstrators

$40 $20

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National Packard Museum: Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Up to 20 to the National Packard Museum in Warren (Up to 69% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Up to 20 to the National Packard Museum in Warren (Up to 69% Off)

National Packard Museum

Warren

The Packard Company's classic vehicles, catalogues, and photographs let visitors relive the company's heydey

$32 $15

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Camelot Cellars: Wine-Flight Education Experience at Camelot Cellars (Up to 55% Off). Six Options Available.

Wine-Flight Education Experience at Camelot Cellars (Up to 55% Off). Six Options Available.

Camelot Cellars

Columbus

Compare sips of three 2 oz. tasting portions in rustic winery, with family-style table or private room for larger groups

$56 $25

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CameronWilliamsGolf.net: Seven-Day Golf Lesson from CameronWilliamsGolf.net (67% Off)

Seven-Day Golf Lesson from CameronWilliamsGolf.net (67% Off)

CameronWilliamsGolf.net

Fairfield

From the merchant: A state of the art golf instruction facility with a passion for building better golfers.

$75 $25

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D&D Smith Winery: $18 for Wine-Tasting for Two with a Take-Home Bottle at D&D Smith Winery (Up to $30 Total Value)

$18 for Wine-Tasting for Two with a Take-Home Bottle at D&D Smith Winery (Up to $30 Total Value)

D&D Smith Winery

Norwalk

Sample your choice of about 24 varieties at a winery located in a quaint building dating to 1870; take home a bottle of your favorite wine

$30 $18

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Edison Birthplace Museum: Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Edison Birthplace Museum (Up to 64% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Edison Birthplace Museum (Up to 64% Off)

Edison Birthplace Museum

Milan

Opened as a museum by his wife and daughter, Edison’s birthplace has been restored and refurnished to appear as it did in 1847

$42 $15

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Scuba Unlimited: Discover Scuba Class for One, Two, or Four at Scuba Unlimited (Up to 58% Off)

Discover Scuba Class for One, Two, or Four at Scuba Unlimited (Up to 58% Off)

Scuba Unlimited

Blue Ash

Students learn the basics of equipment use and safety before diving in for a 2.5-hour hands-on scuba class

$60 $25

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Beech Creek Golf Course: Nine Holes of Golf for One, Two, or Four Plus Golf Carts at Beech Creek Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Nine Holes of Golf for One, Two, or Four Plus Golf Carts at Beech Creek Golf Course (Up to 50% Off)

Beech Creek Golf Course

Cincinnati

Rolling, tree-lined fairways fill out a 5,400-yard course

$21 $13

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Greentree Golf Club: 18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental and Range Balls at Greentree Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental and Range Balls at Greentree Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

Greentree Golf Club

Turtlecreek

Nine-hole, 3,403-yard course rolls over hilly parcel of Warren County, a rustic setting enjoyable with challenging golf

$84 $42

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Stratus Helicopters: Scenic Helicopter Tour for Two or Three from Stratus Helicopters (Up to 42% Off). Three Options Available.

Scenic Helicopter Tour for Two or Three from Stratus Helicopters (Up to 42% Off). Three Options Available.

Stratus Helicopters

Batavia

Helicopters fly high over Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, highlighting sights such as the Horseshoe Casino and the Great American Ballpark

$300 $199

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Jeff Geiger Performance Horses:  Horseback Riding from Jeff Geiger Performance Horses

Horseback Riding from Jeff Geiger Performance Horses

Jeff Geiger Performance Horses

Liberty

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $37

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Cincinnati Bike Center: Segway Tour for One or Two from Cincinnati Bike Center (Up to 46% Off)

Segway Tour for One or Two from Cincinnati Bike Center (Up to 46% Off)

Cincinnati Bike Center

Smale Riverfront Park

See Smale Riverfront Park, Yeatman’s Cove, and the National Steamboat monument while learning about the history of the river

$69 $39

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CameronWilliamsGolf.net: $23 for $75 Worth of Products — CameronWilliamsGolf.net

$23 for $75 Worth of Products — CameronWilliamsGolf.net

CameronWilliamsGolf.net

Fairfield

From the merchant: I am offering a one hour lesson at a top of the line practice and teaching facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.

$75 $23

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The Kelton House Museum & Garden: Admission for Two, Four, or Six to The Kelton House Museum & Garden (Up to 58% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to The Kelton House Museum & Garden (Up to 58% Off)

The Kelton House Museum & Garden

Downtown Columbus

Beautifully restored house and garden present a glimpse of Victorian life through the lens of a family that lived it

$36 $15

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Gallop Again: Private Horseback-Riding Lesson at Gallop Again (Up to 52% Off)

Private Horseback-Riding Lesson at Gallop Again (Up to 52% Off)

Gallop Again

Royal Oaks

Instructors focus not only on riding, but also on horse care and teaching pupils to respect and appreciate the animals

$40 $19

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Duck Creek Golf Club: Golf for Two or Four with Carts and Range Balls at Duck Creek Golf Club (67% Off)

Golf for Two or Four with Carts and Range Balls at Duck Creek Golf Club (67% Off)

Duck Creek Golf Club

Newton

Soak in the tree-shaded scenery as you navigate a challenging par 70 course

$46 $15

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The Greg Jones Golf Academy: One or Three Lessons for One or One or Two Lessons for Two at The Greg Jones Golf Academy (Up to 46% Off)

One or Three Lessons for One or One or Two Lessons for Two at The Greg Jones Golf Academy (Up to 46% Off)

The Greg Jones Golf Academy

Sharon

Golfers work on improving their game with private lessons from golf professional Dan Sisson from the highly-rated Greg Jones Golf Academy

$60 $33

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Kelley's Island Wine Company: Wine Tasting with Snacks for Two or Four at Kelley's Island Wine Company (Up to 48% Off)

Wine Tasting with Snacks for Two or Four at Kelley's Island Wine Company (Up to 48% Off)

Kelley's Island Wine Company

Kelleys Island

Guests sip six tasting-size samples of wine, which they can pair with a plate of local cheeses or a flatbread pizza

$35.50 $19

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Waco Air Museum: Waco Air Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six Adults in Troy (Half Off)

Waco Air Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six Adults in Troy (Half Off)

Waco Air Museum

WACO Air Museum

Air museum honors iconic Troy-based aircraft company with continually upgraded collection & displays inside several historic buildings

$36 $15

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Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Course: $10 for Two Jumbo Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Course ($17 Value)

$10 for Two Jumbo Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Course ($17 Value)

Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Course

Lakemore

Golfers of all ages and abilities can improve their swings at 12-acre driving range with 3,500-foot tee area

$17 $10

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Valley Golf Club: Nine Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four on Weekdays or Any Day at Valley Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Nine Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four on Weekdays or Any Day at Valley Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Valley Golf Club

Columbiana

Nine-hole course’s fairways and rough lend themselves to golfers of all skill level

$52 $25

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Wacky Walks - Cincinnati: Wacky Walk Adventure for Two, Four, or Six from Wacky Walks - Cincinnati (Up to 62% Off)

Wacky Walk Adventure for Two, Four, or Six from Wacky Walks - Cincinnati (Up to 62% Off)

Wacky Walks - Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Part solo strategizing game and part team quest, this walk around the city leads to clues that need solving—and upheaval in your ranks

$39.95 $15

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3Quest Challenge: Urban Scavenger Race for Two, Four, or Six from 3Quest Challenge (Half Off)

Urban Scavenger Race for Two, Four, or Six from 3Quest Challenge (Half Off)

3Quest Challenge

3Quest Challenge - Cincinnati

Racing against the clock, players progress through three quests where they find checkpoints, seize clues, and solve the final puzzle

$39.95 $15

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Crazy Dash Digital Adventures: Walking Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (62% Off)

Walking Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (62% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Fountain Square

Bring your smartphone and explore the city in a scavenger hunt to get points, which involves documenting specific activities with a camera

$39.95 $15

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Tri County Golf Ranch: Nine-Hole Golf Package for Two or Four at Tri County Golf Ranch (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Nine-Hole Golf Package for Two or Four at Tri County Golf Ranch (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Tri County Golf Ranch

Springdale

Golfers aim to master narrow fairways, large greens, and bunkers on a nine-hole course

$43 $25

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Rustic Hills Country Club: 9- or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Rustic Hills Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

9- or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Rustic Hills Country Club (Up to 69% Off)

Rustic Hills Country Club

Montville

Nine-hole, par 32 course features four par 3s and a pond that nearly surrounds the picturesque seventh green

$48 $15

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Cleveland Ghost Tours: Walking Ghost Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Cleveland Ghost Tours (Up to 64% Off)

Walking Ghost Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Cleveland Ghost Tours (Up to 64% Off)

Cleveland Ghost Tours

Willoughby Hills

Take a guided stroll by moonlight through Cleveland’s cemeteries and past sites such as the armory and the Federal Reserve Bank

$70 $25

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Pleasant Hills Golf Course: 18-Hole Round of Golf and Carts for Two or Four People at Pleasant Hills Golf Course (Up to 42% Off)

18-Hole Round of Golf and Carts for Two or Four People at Pleasant Hills Golf Course (Up to 42% Off)

Pleasant Hills Golf Course

Chardon

Scenic golf course challenges players with 27 holes spread across a sprawling 250 acres

$80 $48

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Ohiogolfpack.com: $104 for One 2016 Season Ohio Golf Pack Columbus Discount Card ($1,650 Value)

$104 for One 2016 Season Ohio Golf Pack Columbus Discount Card ($1,650 Value)

Ohiogolfpack.com

 

Card holders enjoy complimentary greens fees at some of the area’s top golf courses

$1,650 $104

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Graystone Hunters And Jumpers: Three Horseback-Riding Lessons at Graystone Hunters and Jumpers (65% Off)

Three Horseback-Riding Lessons at Graystone Hunters and Jumpers (65% Off)

Graystone Hunters And Jumpers

Newbury

From the merchant: Three one-hour lessons that start to give you the basic skills of English riding and horsemanship.

$120 $42

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Doug Dowell at Sluggers & Putters: One or Three Private Golf Lessons with Doug Dowell at Sluggers & Putters (Up to 67%)

One or Three Private Golf Lessons with Doug Dowell at Sluggers & Putters (Up to 67%)

Doug Dowell at Sluggers & Putters

Canal Fulton

Trainer Doug Dowell helps students discover and perfect their own unique golf swing

$45 $15

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Canton Museum of Art: Admission for Two or Four to the Canton Museum of Art (Up to 50% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to the Canton Museum of Art (Up to 50% Off)

Canton Museum of Art

Canton

Art museum with Depression-era roots shows off impressive collection of American art from the 19th century through today

$16 $9

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Highland Golf Course: 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Highland Golf Course (Up to 55% Off)

18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Highland Golf Course (Up to 55% Off)

Highland Golf Course

Highland Hills

Two courses with rolling fairways and undulating greens welcome golfers of all skill levels

$152 $69

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The Phoenix Equestrian Centre: Private Lessons for One or Two or Five-Day Youth or Adult Camp at The Phoenix Equestrian Centre (Up to 60% Off)

Private Lessons for One or Two or Five-Day Youth or Adult Camp at The Phoenix Equestrian Centre (Up to 60% Off)

The Phoenix Equestrian Centre

Monroe

Private lessons teach students of any age or skill level equestrian techniques to improve riding; camps infuse instruction with activities

$120 $49

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Cincinnati Scuba & Aquatics: Introductory Scuba-Diving Session or Basic Open Water Certification Class at Cincinnati Scuba & Aquatics (Half Off)

Introductory Scuba-Diving Session or Basic Open Water Certification Class at Cincinnati Scuba & Aquatics (Half Off)

Cincinnati Scuba & Aquatics

Forest Park

Experienced instructors teach students scuba skills during classroom and pool sessions or out in the open water

$30 $15

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  • Ohio Historical Society
    The headquarters of the nonprofit Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio Historical Center abounds with exhibits and activities that showcase the state's diverse social, natural, and archeological history. Built in 1970, the museum's towering Brutalist edifice is a piece of history itself, lauded as "bold" and "imaginative” by the American Institute of Architects. Inside, a 15,000-square-foot gallery explores pivotal moments in the Buckeye State’s past, examining everything from Ohio’s role in the Civil War to Boomer Esiason’s stint as Secretary of State. A natural-history exhibit regales guests with interactive displays of animals, plants, and geography. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the center hosts an ever-changing selection of featured exhibits and special events. Outside the museum sits Ohio Village, a re-creation of a Civil War–era town. Costumed villagers bustle about the square, performing chores and activities of the era, such as churning butter and checking wooden PalmPilots. The town's 15 buildings showcase the height of 19th-century architecture and include a Gothic-revival church, a large town hall, and an open market. The village is also the home of the renowned Ohio Village Muffins, who regularly compete in games of baseball played by 19th-century rules.
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    800 E 17th Ave
    Columbus, OH US
  • "A Christmas Story" House & Museum
    Since 1983, families have spent their holidays around the television, watching A Christmas Story and joining in the triumphs and failures of 9-year-old Ralphie as he struggles to secure a Red Ryder BB gun from Santa's bag. Although the cult-classic film showed Ralphie living in Indiana, the house in which the movie took place rests in Cleveland—and is now a museum. When MSNBC interviewed lifelong fan and A Christmas Story House & Museum owner Brian Jones, they profiled the story of how he found the house on eBay and jumped at the chance to own it. Today, he’s turned it into a year-round place of pilgrimage for fans and the site of an occasionally-held convention for Ralphies. Jones’s restoration has returned rooms to exactly how they were in the film, letting guests gaze at the tinsel-strewn tree with its star falling off and explore the bathroom where Ralphie’s mouth was washed out with soap—a time-tested method for cavity prevention. Visitors can even attempt to hide like little Randy in the cabinet under the sink. After seeing the backyard that still houses the original shed, where Ralphie defended his family against Black Bart, fans head across the street to the A Christmas Story House & Museum. Here, original props such as the toys from the Higbee’s department-store window, Randy’s snowsuit, and Miss Shields’s classroom chalkboard join other memorabilia and hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos. Before leaving, guests drop into the gift shop to pick up a leg lamp just like the one Ralphie's old man cherished so dearly.
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    3159 W 11th St.
    Cleveland, OH US
  • American Sign Museum
    During a self-proclaimed midlife crisis, Tod Swormstedt became the voice for some silent witnesses to American history: signs. The former editor and publisher of Signs of the Times magazine was more than familiar with the subject, and he wanted to give this particular slice of Americana a permanent tribute. He opened American Sign Museum in 1999 and filled it with nearly 4,000 books, photos, and, of course, lots and lots of signs. Size: more than 19,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space (with 20,000 more on the way), featuring 28-foot ceilings for larger signs Eye Catcher: a glowing McDonald's sign from 1963—six years before NASA landed a cheeseburger on the moon Permanent Mainstay: the neon and hand-painted signs of Main Street, which recreates storefronts from decades past Hidden Gem: the grizzly-looking sign from bygone supermarket chain Big Bear—which someone discovered while mowing grass Don't Miss: the neon shop, open weekdays, where workers create new signs and chat with visitors From the Press: For a glance inside the museum, check out the many video interviews here.
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    2515 Essex Place
    Cincinnati, OH US
  • Toledo Yacht Club
    Since 1865, mariners have dined, relaxed, and mingled in the elegant confines of Toledo Yacht Club. Trophy cases and nautical memorabilia fill the current masonry clubhouse––built in 1908––where chefs treat members and guests to upscale feasts in a formal dining room and casual meals beside the Den Bar’s fireplace and large-screen television. Upstairs, guests dance across a third-floor ballroom during the Commodore’s Ball, one of the club’s many annual events, which also include the prestigious New Year's Eve Champagne Celebration and a family-friendly brunch with Santa. Outside, tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard courts share space on a massive lawn where tetherballs whip around tall poles and children climb over playground equipment. Members share meals at a sheltered, secluded picnic area, take a dip in the swimming pool, or cast off on a journey down the Maumee River. For longer jaunts, members can contact one of Toledo Yacht Club’s affiliations, which grant access to numerous clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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    3900 N. Summit Street
    Toledo, OH US
  • Summit County Historical Society
    The Perkins Stone Mansion was originally commissioned by Colonel Simon Perkins, the son of Akron's founder. Completed in 1837, but updated most recently in 2006, the sandstone building remains one of Ohio's most noteworthy pieces of Greek Revival architecture. It features numerous architectural highlights, including a two-story portico, elliptical frieze windows, and intricate interior woodwork. The historical site serves as a testament to Perkins' family history and the history of Akron and Summit County.
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    550 Copley Rd.
    Akron, OH US
  • Carillon Historical Park
    On October 5, 1905, years of invention and failure culminated into history as Wilbur Wright took to the sky in a craft that soared through the air for 24 miles. More than a century later, just a few miles from the field over which it first flew, the 1905 Wright Flyer III—now designated a National Historic Landmark—spreads its wings at Carillon Historical Park, inspiring visitors with its tale of innovation, persistence, and progress, and the aptly named "Wilbur Wright: A Life of Consequence" exhibit. Nearby, the park's Heritage Center features the year-round Carousel of Dayton Innovation, which contains 31 figures, a 38-foot hand-painted mural illustrating the turn of events in the Wright Brothers flying exhibits, and rides for $1. As impressive as they are, the airplane and carousel are only a few of Carillon Historical Park’s myriad attractions. Named for the 151-foot-tall Deeds Carillon, whose 57 bells have been pealing since 1942, the campus spreads across 65 acres. Just south of downtown, 30 historical buildings, including the 28,000 sq.ft. Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship, draw visitors into Dayton’s past and share in the park's devotion to history, heritage, and progress. Early settlement structures such as the Newcom Tavern—the oldest building still standing in Dayton—sit alongside other original buildings such as an 1815-era stone cottage. The park also includes replica buildings, such as the Deeds Barn and the Wright Cycle Shop, which recreate the birthplaces of the automobile self-starter and the airplane. The park’s transportation theme continues with an 1835 B&O steam locomotive and an interactive 1/8 scale railroad available to ride on select days for an extra fee and whose train cars carry passengers more effectively than 1/8 scale feet would. Nearby, the first Chevy S-10 truck minted by GM’s Moraine Plant in 1988 mingles with a fleet of vintage and classic autos. After admiring their hulls, visitors can swing by Culp’s Café—named and modeled after the eatery where widow and mother of six Charlotte Gilbert Culp served pies in the '30s and '40s—and order burgers or soda-fountain creations off a '40s-style menu. Before leaving, guests can peruse Wright brothers paraphernalia and items from the park’s 1930s letterpress printing shop at the museum store or sign up for educational programming that teaches lost arts such as candle dipping and butter churning.
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    1000 Carillon Blvd.
    Dayton, OH US

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