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The Brooklyn Historical Society's Museum is located at 4442 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144. It is open on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Other days by appointment. Closed holiday weekends. Library by appointment only, not a lending library. Please note that the Museum will be closed Tuesday, December 25th, 2018 and January 1st, 2019.


Meetings are usually held at 7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month during March, April, May, June, September and October.

We encourage organizations and groups to plan special tours to visit the museum. Please call 216-749-2804 during open hours for special events, meeting dates and scheduling tours. If you do not receive an answer, please call one of the numbers suggested on the recording. Email:


Recent events:

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, General meeting at the museum. Program: diver Kevin McGee from C.L.U.E. (Cleveland Underwater Explorers) presented a program on "The Great Storm of 1893" and the 3-masted schooner Riverside which sank in Lake Erie transporting a load of stone from Kelley's Island. This was one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. He showed pictures of the well-preserved vessel on the bottom of Lake Erie.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, Christmas brunch.


Annual Shunpike Shoppe in September—watch for dates/times for 2019

Hand-quilted "Little House on the Prairie" Patchwork Quilt raffle (Drawing at Brooklyn Fall Fest, Sept. 29)
Herb and specialty breads
Bakery, Amish jams and jellies
Chive blossom and hot pepper vinegar
Hand-loomed rugs, scrubbers
Lavender sachets and catnip toys
Houseplants and perennials
Fall scarves and hats
Potholders and potholder towels
Child, adult and OSU fleece throws
Keepsake Brooklyn ornaments
Spring and "naked lady" bulbs
Vintage elephants
Ongoing Brooklyn area history presentation, Brooklyn Village schools
Quilting and two harness loom weaving demos
Museum tours


Flashback...Elvis appeared at Brooklyn High School on October 20, 1955 – more than 60 years ago!!

Please stay tuned as this site grows.

Member of the Northeastern Ohio Inter-Museum Council