About Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society Museum
Visit this local museum housed in a beautifully maintained, historic Carnegie Library. The building, dedicated in 1916, is hardly changed from its original design and is in the heart of the Olde Pickerington Village. Visitors will find a treasure trove of local artifacts on display. Those interested in Native American history will find an exhibit of arrowheads and stone tools collected from three Pickerington area farms. One of the farms was located within sight of the museum. Children are welcomed to the museum and will find special touch & learn exhibits. Type on an old manual typewriter, try out a rotary dial phone, check out the animal pelt display or try on an old hat.An extensive collection of high school class photos can be seen, as well as a beautifully restored potbellied stove from a local one-room school. Beyond the artifacts on permanent display, the museum features temporary exhibits 2-3 times per year. Details can be found on the website.Bicyclist enjoying beautiful Fairfield County are welcome to stop in for a break. The upper level of the building is accessible by wheelchair lift for all guests unable to negotiate the stairs. Group tours can be arranged outside normal hours. Volunteer hosts are always available to answer questions.After your visit, take a leisurely stroll around the Olde Village with a self-guided walking tour.
Features & Amenities
Handicapped accessible. Free