Thanks for visiting our website.
We hope that this site can provide you with valuable information about the
13th oldest Historical Society in the State of Ohio. We welcome any
questions you may have. Please feel free to contact us at any time.
Friday evenings at 9:00pm (by reservation only)
The Archives and private tours of the museum may be arranged Monday
Depot Tours are available
after the museum closes each day. Contact the museum beforehand.
OPENING May 5, 2018
Sundays Noon - 4 pm
Monday through Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
November through April: Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday
Howard Spiess Research Hours: Monday through Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Closed during all county office holidays
Evening “Night at the
Museum” Holiday receptions available by reservation
Historical lectures &
programs available for group meetings by appointment.
The Museum & Welcome Center, opening May 5, 2018 is a
starting point for exploring and discovering Fulton County, OH's
natural, cultural and historical resources. The museum structure,
which is a recreation of the first county courthouse, honors the
pioneer families of the county by telling their stories (including
the famous racecar driver Barney Oldfield).
The motto, "Find your way, or make your own way"
becomes part of the entertaining, informative, and interactive
journey of exploration through the museum's permanent and special
60 and over
Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts and
written records pertaining to Fulton County.
The Fulton County Historical Society uniquely provides to a diverse
audience, access to experience Fulton County’s local cultural history
through a research facility, programs, demonstrations, and exhibits at
its various sites.