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Fun for the whole family!

Toledo is full of family attractions that are not only affordable but fun for both kids and parents! Whether your family likes a little history, getting outdoors or arts and culture the Glass City can deliver it all. 

National Museum of the Great Lakes
The National Museum of the Great Lakes is an attraction for all ages. Experience the fascinating stories of the Great Lakes as you learn about the rich history of the world’s most important natural resource and immerse yourself in unique media and hands-on experiences. The NMGL two museum ships are available to tour May-October.


- 300 Incredible Artifacts
- 40 Hands-On Interactive Exhibits
- Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship
- Museum Tug Ohio
- Museum Store


Toledo Museum of Art 

The world-renowned Toledo Museum of Art is the perfect attraction for the whole family! Since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art has earned a global reputation for the quality of its collection, innovative and extensive education programs, and its architecturally significant campus.

The Toledo Museum of Art is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The hours between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday reserved for those who are most at-risk of COVID-19. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Certain works of art may not be on view at times and certain galleries may be closed for renovation or reinstallation. Access to particular galleries or works of art can be determined by calling the Museum.



COVID-19 Travel Information

Governor DeWine has put a statewide order in place for Ohio requiring a mask to be worn in all public places. 

All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when:

- At an indoor location that is not a residence
- Outdoors, but unable to maintain six-foot social distance from people who are not household members
- Waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, a car service, or a private car used for ride-sharing.

For more information on additional information including the Ohio Travel Advisory for travelers entering Ohio, other COVID-19 notices and resources, click here

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