LCHS Contact Information
284 Washington Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: (440) 322-3341
Fax: (440) 322-0893
LCHS Office Hours
Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
284 Washington Ave.
Elyria, OH 

We are closed on Mondays and 

Major Holidays:

Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.


*12/13: Donna McGuire has joined LCHS as its Library and Collections Assistant

*9-5-13: New Saddle Bag Acquisition from the 1820s on view at the Lorain County History Center. Go to the "Newsroom" page for more information.


The Hickories Museum Tours
509 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH

New Tour Schedule:

January through April 15, 2014

Thursday and Friday 1-4 p.m.

Saturday                     1-3 p.m.

Other times by appointment. 


April 15 - December 31, 2014

Tuesday through Friday 1-4 p.m.

Saturday, 1-3 p.m.

Other times by appointment

Admission: Adults $5.00
Ages 13 to 18, $3.00 / Children 6 to 12, $2.00 (Children under 6 and LCHS Members FREE)
 Upcoming 2014 Events 
Visit "Events" Page for More Details


Join us for our sixth annual

Spring Garden Luncheon

at The Hickories


June 7, 2014; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Enjoy a casual afternoon of flowers, food and fun. Private gardens will be available for viewing. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended as seating is limited. Fee: $14.00 for LCHS Members and $17.50 for non-members. Tickets are available at the LCHS office, 284 Washington Ave., Elyria, and by mail.   For more information please contact LCHS at (440) 322-3341 or This event is open to the public.

July 13, 2014

Ice Cream Social 

at The Hickories Museum


August 14, 2014

Golf Outing

at Forest Hills Golf Course


October 11, 2014

BBQ and Auction at

Jack Matia


December 12, 2014

Holiday Gala

at The Hickories

Lorain County History Center Hours
284 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH

Tuesday through Friday 10-4 p.m.  Saturday                          1-3 p.m.

     Other times by appointment


Admission: Adults $5.00

Ages 13 to 18, $3.00 / Children 6 - 12, $2.00 (Children under six and LCHS Members FREE).


Group Tours:

10 or more  $4 per adult.

Call (440) 322-3341 to schedule a tour.

Johnson Family Library
LCHS Members:
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Other times by appointment.
By appointment only.
$5.00 fee per day.