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8848 State Highway 108

Wauseon, OH  43567



Thanks for visiting our website.   We hope that this site can provide you with valuable information about the 13th oldest Historical Society in the State of Ohio.  We welcome any questions you may have.  Please feel free to contact us at any time.




8848 State Highway 108

Wauseon, OH  43567

Phone:  419-337-7922


Email:  Museum@fultoncountyhs.org

Depot Email:  museum@fultoncountyhs.org


Paranormal Investigations, Friday evenings at 9:00pm (by reservation only)


The Archives and private tours of the museum may be arranged Monday through Friday.


Depot Tours are available after the museum closes each day. Contact the museum beforehand.

OPENING May 5, 2018



Sundays Noon - 4 pm

Monday through Saturday 10 am - 4 pm


November through April: Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday


Howard Spiess Research Hours:  Monday through Friday 10 am - 4 pm

Closed during all county office holidays


Evening “Night at the Museum” Holiday receptions available by reservation


Historical lectures & programs available for group meetings by appointment.



The Museum & Welcome Center, opening May 5, 2018 is a starting point for exploring and discovering Fulton County, OH's natural, cultural and historical resources. The museum structure, which is a recreation of the first county courthouse, honors the pioneer families of the county by telling their stories (including the famous racecar driver Barney Oldfield).

 The motto, "Find your way, or make your own way" becomes part of the entertaining, informative, and interactive journey of exploration through the museum's permanent and special exhibition galleries.


Museum  Caboose/Depot


 18 and over




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Our Mission

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts and written records pertaining to Fulton County.

The Fulton County Historical Society uniquely provides to a diverse audience, access to experience Fulton County’s local cultural history through a research facility, programs, demonstrations, and exhibits at its various sites.




$50,000 Donation

for Museum

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TV26 - Wauseon Train Depot

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The Fulton County Historical Society and Fulton County Historical Museum were recently featured in Boomers Today lifestyle magazine.

Click on the magazine cover below to read the article on pages 6-7.




                  Recently the Museum was featured during the news on WTOL Channel 11, Toledo.




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Donations are always welcome. 

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