Jones Building Artist Studios
The Jones Building is on the second floor of a charming downtown building where artists gather to create works of art ranging from watercolor, photography and oil paintings. Since 1960, people have been visiting to see the unique pieces put together. They are also open during ArtWalks held in May and November. Tour the studios, meet the artists and even purchase artwork!
400 1/2 S. Main St. 2nd floor, Findlay.
Hancock Historical Museum
School-aged children as well as the whole family will enjoy learning about history with hands-on workshops and reenactment groups that participate in Civil War activities. They house permanent exhibits portraying the Gas and Oil Boom in the 1880s, Findlay Glass and World War II. There are also rotating exhibits relating to social life in Hancock County and other various topics of local and regional interest.
422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay. 419-423-4433. hancockhistoricalmuseum.org
Swan House Tea Room
The perfect place for a taste of tea and truly something to see in the Victorian atmosphere of downtown Findlay, the Swan House serves as Findlay’s vintage wonder. With more than 13 blends of tea, sandwiches, pastries and cakes, and their gift shop full of local crafts, this is a staple that students will enjoy visiting.
225 W. Sandusky St., Findlay. 419-429-7926. facebook.com/swanhousetearoom
Ali’s Bowling Alley
For a fun treat, take students to Ali’s Bowling Alley where 12 retro lanes, black lights and a glowing carpet will greet them. Fundraising and team building activities are welcomed and the entire facility can be reserved by the hour.
132 E. Crawford St., Findlay. 419-424-5750. alexandriasfindlay.com
Little Red School House
The Little Red School House was once home to children of local farmers in Hancock County. Now, students can relive their experience for a day to learn more about the history of the 19th century school. Third-graders regularly visit to experience the traditional one-room school while wearing appropriate clothing!
8884 County Road 236, Findlay. 419-423-4433.