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

Thru Nov. 25: Wreath Fundraiser; $30 each visit the Event's page for more info.

EHA Ornament Fundraiser 2016 honors Elyria's bicentennial and features Town Hall; $7 each, 3 for $20 visit the Event's page for more info.

Dec. 9, 2016: Holiday Gala, tickets $35 per person.

Dec. 22, 2016: Pioneer Holiday Program for children. Visit the Events page for more information.


WWI: The War to End All Wars is on view now!




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)
Thank you to our 2016 Ice Cream Social Table Sponsors!

Abbewood Senior Living Community

Bill and Janet Bird

Billings & Company CPA’s

Commissioner Matt Lundy

Daniel Talarek, Lorain County Treasurer

The Community Foundation of Lorain County

Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda

Jack Baird, Elyria Council-at-Large

Judy Nedwick, Lorain County Recorder

George and Marjorie Strom

Lisa A. Locke-Graves, Elyria Municipal Court Judge

Mark F. Craig, Esq., 4th Ward City Councilman

Parsons Insurance Agency

Romeo’s Pizza – Chestnut Commons

Scott Serazin, Elyria Law Director

South Shore Electric, Inc.

State Representative Nathan Manning

State Senator Gayle Manning

Tom Callahan, Elyria Council-at-Large

Vandemark Jewelers

Wesleyan Senior Living







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.