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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Amherst, OH, USA

This society operates the Sandstone Museum Center, a collection of historic buildings. . .

Berlin, OH, USA

The Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center captures the heritage of Amish Country. . .

Bedford, OH, USA

This regional historical society focuses on Bedford, Ohio, near Cleveland. . .

Chagrin Falls, OH, USA

The society operates a local history museum in the George H. . .

Fairport Harbor, OH, USA

The museum has collections related to the maritime history of Fairport Harbor and the Great Lakes. . .

Bath, OH, USA

Hale Farm and Village is a historic property of the Western Reserve Historical Society in Summit County, Ohio. . .

Mentor, OH, USA

This museum has exhibits and collections related to Native American history and culture in Lake County, Ohio. . .

Mentor, OH, USA

James A Garfield National Historic Site preserves the property associated with the 20th President of the United States, James A. . .

Painesville, OH, USA

This museum has exhibits, collections and a research library related to the history of Lake County, Ohio. . .

Lakewood, OH, USA

The society operates two historic sites. . .

Lorain, OH, USA

The society operates two historic sites in Lorain, Ohio. . .

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Oberlin, OH, USA

The Oberlin Heritage Center is the historical society and historic preservation organization for the city of Oberlin, Ohio. . .

Shaker Heights, OH, USA

The museum has exhibits, collections and a research library related to the history of Shaker Heights and Warrensville Township. . .

Wellington, OH, USA

This museum focuses on the history of Southern Lorain County near Cleveland. . .

Akron, OH, USA

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a notable country estate, with gardens, in Akron, Ohio. . .

Cleveland, OH, USA

This museum's centerpiece exhibit is "From the Bucket Brigade to the Big Red Machines," focusing on firefighting in Cleveland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. . .

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Cleveland, OH, USA

The Western Reserve Historical Society houses and curates collections of cultural artifacts and documents related to the history of Northeast Ohio. . .

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