The Clyde Museum is now closed during the winter months from the Thanksgiving holiday through the end of February. The Museum will reopen on Thursday, February 27, 2020.
Museum Hours: (As of February 27, 2020)
Thursday- 1 pm – 5 pm (February-November)
Saturday- 10 am – 1 pm (February-November)
Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Group tours are welcome year round, call for an appointment.
Check event calendar for monthly events and "Second Tuesday" presentations.
Interactive Displays: Civil War clothing dress-up for children and teens, Native American artifacts, and Clyde-Green Springs Schools and St. Mary's school yearbooks.
All Individuals (Adults & Children): Free
Donations are accepted and appreciated!
We would also like to acknowledge: “A handicapped-accessible ramp is located at the front at the new addition which opened in September of 2016.”
Things to See at the Clyde Museum and McPherson House:
The collection includes, at the Clyde Museum, transportation such as a 1904 Elmore "Doctor's Runabout" car, 1920 Clydesdale Fire Truck, 1926 Ford Model T fire truck, and objects pertaining to famed author, Sherwood Anderson. Also, there are objects relating to General James B. McPherson at the museum and house to view, i.e. his sword, military service revolver, horse bridle, books, and more. There are two Congressional Medal of Honor recipients from Clyde (Charles H. McCleary, and Rodger Young), George Burton Meek, first native born American killed in the Spanish American War. There are military history artifacts and relics of the War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, World War 1, World War 2, Vietnam War and more.
We also have objects and artifacts pertaining to education in Clyde, Native American artifacts such as arrowheads, tools, tomahawk heads, clay pipes, bowls/utensils, and more. Other things include pioneer era items for early farming, Clyde business and industry, Early Clyde, Ohio objects, news media/publishing, and so much more.
Of particular interest, we have presidential signatures on display as well of President Andrew Jackson, and Richard Nixon.
The museum has local history files of businesses, organizations, events, people, families, limited genealogy, and other things that are available in our archives for research. They can be viewed, researched and studied on museum premises only! To research, please call the museum at 419-547-7946 to set up an appointment.