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, Sundays and Major Holidays:

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


2016 Upcoming Events


Everyone's favorite time of year!! Join us Sunday, July 10th from 1:00 - 5:00 at The Hickories for ice cream, pie or cake, a tour of The Hickories, antique cars, the Solid Brass Band, a broadcast from Gold County WOBL 1320AM and Kool Kat Oldies 1380AM, cake walks, and tons more of olden day fun for the whole family. 

TICKETS ARE ONLY $5 PRE-SALE AND STILL ONLY $6 ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT!! Call today we will be happy to mail you tickets or stop in to the administrative office to fulfill your order!!


New Military Gallery to open in 2016!


We have lots of books for sale check out the Publications tab on the left to order yours today!!!





The Hickories Museum Tours
509 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH 
Tuesday through Friday     1-4 p.m.
Saturday                           1-3 p.m.
(last tour starts 45 minutes prior to close)
 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 are FREE)







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

Tuesday through Friday  10-4p.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.





  1. July 20 - 12:30pm at St. Joseph's Church, 200 St. Joseph Dr., Amherst 44001, Janet Bird presenting "Underground Railroad:The Lorain County Connection"
  2. July 29 - 7:00pm at Normandy Senior Living Community, 22701 Lake Rd., Cleveland 44116, Jim Smith presenting "Cleveland Connection to Cooperstown"