Museum Front
school bus 1900
Dickinson Log Cabin
Children coloring as Indians

Welcome to the Wayne County Historical Museum!

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“This gem of a museum is like a miniature Smithsonian, NY Metropolitan, and Williamsburg all rolled into one.” 
Bruce Sampsell, (a former president of Fisher Price Toys) who was amazed at the scope and quality of the museum’s holdings. Comprised of eight buildings on a compact site, the museum is a unique repository of Wayne County and Richmond history from early pioneer life through the industrial revolution into modern times.



Upcoming Events

  • June 15, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • July 20, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • August 17, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • September 21, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Classic vintage cars at a class cruise-in on the Museum Lawn. Come see vintage cars... more

  • September 6, 2014
  • September 7, 2014

Two day fall festival with lots of excitement for the entire family. The festival... more

  • October 4, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

A wonderful fall walking tour of Earlham Cemetery. Several departed people will be... more

  • October 17, 2014
  • October 18, 2014
  • October 24, 2014
  • October 25, 2014

The museum will be decorated for the fun Halloween season. Bring your children for a... more