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

June 4, 2016, 11:30am - 1:30pm

Spring Garden Luncheon 


$18 per person ($15 LCHS members) Advanced ticket purchase is recommended! Call for tickets 440-322-3341 or email at!!

Youth History Camp
June 20-24, 9:30 AM-11:30AM

For ages 6-11 register today! The registration/medical form can be found under Events (click link) or the Educational Services tab (scroll to the bottom) to print the registration and medical form.


$7 per child per day or $30 per child for all five days

Advance registration required to participate!!


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. May 20 - 7:00pm at the Normandy Retirement Community, 22701 Lake Rd., Rocky River presenting "Patriotic Holidays" by Jim Smith