ARTS + CULTURE
AHA! A Hands on Adventure
315 S. Broad Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-653-1010 / Website
Aha! is a Children’s Museum. The liveliest, most adventuresome, convenient, educational, fascinating place for children (especially those age 0-7) in Central Ohio. Schools are going to like it. You are going to like it. But most importantly, the KIDS are going to love it...and beg to come back again and again! Features 23 Exhibits and Activities From a Pretend Play Market to Fire Engine with Flame-Dowsing Laser
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
145 E. Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-681-1423 / Website
Statewide organization that fosters knowledge, enjoyment, and appreciation of the decorative arts and celebrates the architecture and heritage of the Reese-Peters House. The center provides exhibitions, public programs, art classes and workshops for all ages, and a focus for research and communication about the decorative arts of Ohio.
Garret Players / Website
Our goal is to create a fun community theatre opportunity that allows adults to easily be involved in quality theatre presentations. Our principal format is to present classic and new plays adapted as imaginative and high quality staged-readings presented in the round. Garret Players’ 2013-2014 season includes well known plays that will make you laugh and maybe think a little. Either way, you’ll want to be there!
Ohio Glass Museum & Glass Blowing Studio
124 W. Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-687-0101 / Website
Educational and artistic displays of glass, take the visitor through the development and production of not only industrial glass, but also pressed, blown and art glass. Features a glass blowing studio, check online for classes.
Sherman House Museum
137 E. Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-687-5891 or 740-654-9923 / Website
The Sherman House Museum was the birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, U.S. Senator, John Sherman, and home to the remarkable Sherman Family.
The Georgian Museum
105 E. Wheeling Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-654-9923 / Website
Built in 1832 this Federal home is an outstanding example of American and Georgian architecture. Visitors will enjoy a guided tour of this 13-room home furnished as it would have been in the 1830s. Visitors will also learn about the influential families who resided here and the early Lancaster community as it grew from a frontier town to a city.