HISTORICAL & EDUCATIONAL
From historical estates and societies to monuments and museums, there's something interesting for everyone at Lake Erie Shores & Islands.
236 Walnut Ave.
Lakeside, OH 43440
For more than 145 years, Lakeside Chautauqua has welcomed families to the Lake Erie shore to take part in a summer Chautauqua experience dedicated...
253 Southwest St.
Bellevue, OH 44811
Opened in 1976, the Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum is a lasting bicentennial project and a tribute to the transportation industry that helped t...
301 Jackson St. (US 6)
Take a ride into the past on the antique carousel at The Merry-Go-Round Museum. This year's exhibit is "Into the Wild." Wood carving demonstration...
Kelleys Island, OH 43438
A National Natural Landmark, the Glacial Grooves on the north side of Kelleys Island are the largest easily accessible such grooves in the world...
Because of its location on Lake Erie, the number of railroad lines, the Huron and Vermilion rivers, and the Milan Canal, Erie County was a leading...
9999 E. Bayshore Rd.
Marblehead, OH 43440
The oldest-surviving home in Ottawa County offers visitors the chance to experience the history of lighthouse keepers. The 1822 home was the resid...
at Middle Bass Island State Park, 1719 Fox Rd.
Middle Bass Island, OH 43446
Middle and North Bass islands
In 1866 Andrew Wehrle, established the Golden Eagle Wine Cellars, which soon became one of the largest wineries in the country. In 1884, island re...
125 Meigs St.
Sandusky, OH 44870
Dive into the rich maritime history of the Sandusky Bay area at the Maritime Museum of Sandusky. Through interactive exhibits and educational prog...
3515 E. State Rd.
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Liberty Aviation Museum showcases operational, historical aircraft and vehicles including "Georgie's Gal", a WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber, a U.S. Nav...
255 Meechen Rd.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center includes an indoor collection of over 240 North American fish, birds, and mammals. Self-guided or n...