Ashland County Historical Society

Preserving the Heritage of Ashland County


The Ashland County Historical Society, established in 1981, is located in the heart of the Center Street Historical District of Ashland, Ohio.

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In response to the "Ohio Stay Safe" order to perform phased-in business re-opening, we will open our business office effective Monday, May 11, 2020,  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday with some restrictions as follows:

All research, donations, and other business will be handled by APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please call 419-289-3111 in advance to set up an appointment during business hours.  We are happy to handle your request via telephone, if possible, to limit our interactions with others.

 All visitors are required to wear a mask when entering the business office. 

 Any personnel you come into direct contact with will also wear a mask.  

 If you are feeling ill or have a fever, please stay at home and reschedule your appointment.

 Per the "Stay Safe Ohio" order, we are not able to safely open the campus for tours at this time. 

 These hours and restrictions will stay in place until further notice.


Business Office Hours:
The business office is located in the Noonan House (red brick building) and is open year round from Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Touring the Museum:
The museum buildings are open for tours on Monday and Wednesdays from 11:00-2:00 during the months of April thru December. Special or group tours can be arranged by calling the office in advance at (419) 289-3111. The museum is free and open to the public.

Making Donations:
In order to accept item(s) they must meet certain criteria.  Space is limited so when considering a donation to us, please keep in mind item(s) need to be in good condition and most item(s) accepted must be relevant to Ashland’s history and displayable in a museum or special display setting.  It is always good to call first to determine if we can accept or are in need of your donation.

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