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Educational Resources

The Allen County Museum develops activities, worksheets, and crafts for in-person and virtual visitors. Visit this page to download and print out fun activities that continue learning at home.

Activities: 19th-Century Life

Enjoy new activities sheets and games relating to the General Store.

Historical Christmas Crafts

To learn about Christmas traditions through the years and access Christmas tree ornaments to make at home, click below. These crafts are also available through our Take It and Make It program at the Museum, during the month of December.

Paper Chain Garland

Early 20th-Century Basket Ornament

1940s Cookie Cutter Ornament

1950s Train Ornament

Victorian Cornucopia Ornament

1940s Christmas Boot Ornament

1940s Bird Ornament


Tuesday - Friday 

  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

   We encourage those at risk to start

    the afternoon with us at 1:00 p.m.



  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m .

   We encourage those at risk to start

    the afternoon with us at 1:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Mondays And Major Holidays

     The Children's Discovery Center is not open       but does have Take It and Make It crafts.

The MacDonell House is Closed from

January through March.

  The Library is open by appointment only.   


 620 West Market Street 

Lima, OH  45801

(419) 222-9426


Museum:   Suggested Donation  $5

MacDonell House:   $3 charge

for non-members 9 & over




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