Lake Erie Islands Historical Museum


25 Town Hall Place, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


This beautiful and educational three-building museum is dedicated to the rich history of the Lake Erie Islands and Put-in-Bay. Walk through the Transportation Building filled with boats or view the models of some of the greatest ships to sail Lake Erie. Learn about the demise of the Hotel Victory, the Ohio islands winemaking industry and island genealogy. Check the calendar for children's events, lectures, tours and Elderhostels. Admission is $2.00 or $5.00 for an entire family.

About Put-in-Bay

For most of its history, Put-in-Bay's primary industry has been tourism and continues to be today. The tourist season runs roughly between April and October.

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The Spring Fling
first weekend of May

Christmas in July
usually third weekend of July

The Fall Ball Party
first weekend of October


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