Available Tours

Complete the online TOUR REQUEST FORM below to request a tour or scroll down for a printable copy.

CENTURY VILLAGE—Located at Fryer Park, 4185 Orders Road, the village provides visitors with an idea of what pioneer life was like in the mid-1800s. It is open free June through September on the fourth Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m. Visitors can walk through the park anytime during daylight hours. A tour can be scheduled during daytime hours throughout the year depending on weather conditions. Guided tours for school groups, $1 per person. Guided tours all other groups, $3 per person with a minimum fee of $45.

GROVE CITY WELCOME CENTER AND MUSEUM—The museum showcases the history of Grove City and Jackson Township. Information is also available about the surrounding townships of Pleasant, Prairie and Franklin. More than 1,000 artifacts are on display and the inventory is rotated on a quarterly basis to keep a fresh look for visitors. A tour can be schedule at the museum by any group. Guided tours for school groups, $1 per person. Guided tours all other groups, $3 per person with a minimum fee of $45.

GRANT-SAWYER HOME—This historical 1840s era house and property can be viewed with a tour guide March through September. Tours limited to 10 people through the house at one time. Cost is $5 per person and can be scheduled by calling the Museum, 614-277-3061. The house is open to the public free-of-charge on special occasions.

WALKING TOURS—Walking tours of the Grove City Town Center are approximately one hour. Tours are April through October. Tours can be slightly abbreviated on request. It’s a great opportunity to see and learn the history of older buildings in the Grove City’s downtown. Guided tours are $3 per person.

Guided Tour Request

Southwest Franklin County Historical Society, 3378-B Park St., Grove City, OH 43123

grovecitytours@gmail.com    614-277-3061

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Type of Group

School Group

Type of Travel

CENTURY VILLAGE—The 1800s village is located at Fryer Park, 4185 Orders Road, two miles south of the Grove City Town Center. All buildings will be open including the Farm Museum, blacksmith shop, one room school, log cabin and the general store from 2-4 p.m. the fourth Saturday, May-September. Restroom facilities are available next to the Village at the Fryer playground area. Free parking is available. Group tours can be scheduled. School groups, $1 per person. All other groups, $3 per person.

GROVE CITY MUSEUM—The museum showcases a history of Grove City and Southwest Franklin County townships. Over 1,000 items are on display. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions and, in some instances, touch or handle select items. Admission is free Monday through Friday, 10 am until 4 pm and Tuesdays until 8 pm. During Farmer’s Market, the museum is open 8-Noon on Saturdays. Group tours can be scheduled. Cost is $1 per person for school groups; $3 per adult.

GRANT-SAWYER HOMESTEAD—This historical 1830s era house and property can be viewed with a tour guide March through September. Tours limited to 10 people through the house at one time. Cost is $5 per person.

WALKING TOURS—Walking tours of the Town Center are approximately two hours. Tours are April through October. Tours can be slightly abbreviated on request. It’s a great opportunity to see and learn the history of older buildings in the Grove City’s downtown. Walking tours are rain or shine. Cost is $3 per person.

 

All tours can be scheduled on the on the form above, by email, or by calling the museum.

Printable Tour Request Form