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Tiffin’s Civil War Museum to celebrate 10th anniversary




Photo submitted by Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce

Tiffin, Ohio — The American Civil War Museum of Ohio, located at 217 South Washington Street in Downtown Tiffin, will host an open house from 12:00 to 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the American Civil War Museum of Ohio’s at 12:00 pm.

Destination Seneca County has provided a donation that will allow for all attendees of the ribbon cutting and open house to visit the museum at no cost.

The American Civil War Museum of Ohio is a not-for-profit organization that was formed to satisfy the community’s need for a unique educational museum by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the American Civil War and its impact on the current generation of American people.

The family friendly museum offers more than 10,000 square feet of exhibit space that features artifacts, dioramas, mannequins, audio-visual tools, hands-on experiences, and informational displays.

There are eight main exhibit areas within the museum. Many have unique learning centers for children and adults.

There are numerous hands-on activities as they believe history becomes more real when you get to experience it.

A 20-minute video titled “Ohio’s Role in the Civil War” plays in the museum theater for free viewing.

They also offer a well-stocked gift shop with numerous and varied book titles.

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