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.




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

yours today!




Be sure to check our our Events page for Elyria Bicentennial programs
and events

June 19-23 9:30am-11:30am

Youth History Camp is a week-long educational program focusing on Lorain County history for children between the ages of 6 and 11. The campers engage in fun-filled activities while learning about history at the same time.

Stop by the History Center for special
commemorative envelopes! These three envelopes depict Heman Ely, Artemas Beebe, and Town Hall. Envelopes are $2.00 each, or $5.00 for the set of three. 

Museum Tours

The Hickories Museum
509 Washington Ave., Elyria OH
Tuesday - Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Saturday 1-3 p.m.

Lorain County History Center
284 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH
Tuesday through Friday  10 a.m. - 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.