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

  • May 29, 2014 - 9:00am to May 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
  • May 30, 2014

This is a giant national yard sale right along US 40/National Road in Richmond.... more

  • 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

  • July 19, 2014

A rare opportunity to experience first hand a ghost hound just like the ones you see... more

  • September 6, 2014
  • September 7, 2014

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