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Located at the Allen County Museum complex, the Children's Garden is a project of the OSU Extension, 4-H Master Gardeners and the Allen County Historical Society. This garden has grown to include over 30 mini-theme gardens and child-inspired works of art, with historical elements which relate to Allen County's rich history. It is an interactive green oasis for "children" of all ages.


Hours: Tues - Fri, 1 - 5 PM; Sat - Sun, 1 - 4 PM; Closed Mondays and holidays
Address: 620 W. Market St.
Phone: (419) 222-9946
Our Website:www.allencountymuseum.org

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The Shay Locomotive Display

A restored narrow-gauge geared locomotive, known as the Shay Locomotive, was built in 1925 by the Lima Locomotive Works and is located at the Allen County Museum Complex.

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MacDonell House, Victorian Mansion

Located next door to the Allen County Museum, this 1890's Victorian mansion is a must see with more than 15 rooms furnished in great detail and open to the public. This home and its decor are reminiscent of the great wealth brought into Allen County during the oil boom era. Features include:

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Encore Theatre

Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc. performs a summer musical, five regular season plays, and at least three McDonalds' Youth Theatre productions each year at the Encore Theatre.
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July 13-15 & 20-22, 2007: "Grease";
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Children's Garden

Located at the Allen County Museum complex, the Children's Garden is a project of the OSU Extension, 4-H Master Gardeners and...