The Allen County Museum invites you to attend the ribbon cutting and unveiling of the newly refurbished Noah's Ark. Special Guests included Commissioner Greg Sneary, Mayor David Berger, and Museum President Bill Timmermeister.

Ribbon Cutting & Unveiling of the Refurbished Noah's Ark

March 31, 2019 at 1:15 p.m.

Lecture on Noah's Ark starting at 2:00 p.m. in Changing Gallery

Special thanks to the following for their contributions to the refurbishing of this community gem: Rick Balbaugh, Mark Billingsley, Herb Lauer, and Jim McElwain. These volunteers contributed over 700 hours on this project!

This permanent exhibit will remain on view during regular museum hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-5 p.m.; and Saturday & Sunday 1-4 p.m.

For more information about the event, call 419-222-9624 or visit www.

We extend a special thank you for the support of this project to the following:

Lima Area Electrical Apprenticeship


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 currently open       but does have Take It and Make It crafts available.

The MacDonell House Opens on April 6, 2021

Hours are the same as the museum, tour tickets can be

purchased at the Museum giftshop (members are free).

  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




© 2019 by Allen County Museum Historical Society.