Welcome to Heritage Sylvania
To Preserve and celebrate Sylvanias History
We are a non-profit, multi-site history experience located on Main Street in the heart of Sylvania’s beautiful Historic Downtown.
The Historical Village
features several original and recreated historic buildings which traces the early history and community life of our region.
The 1850s Lathrop House
is the only Underground Railroad Site in Northwest Ohio open to the public.
The 1915 Toledo and Western Train Engine
along with the 1920s Wooden Caboose and original Sylvania Depot Building showcase the ties to our rich railroad past.
The Heritage Sylvania Archives
is a treasure trove of items that detail the big events and everyday life of our ancestors.
The Heritage Center Museum/Cooke-Kuhlman Home
is the early 20th century home and office of Dr. Uriah Cooke.
Access to our quarterly newsletter
Keep up to date on all the latest news and events with Heritage Sylvania. Also included, exclusive Sylvania historical articles.
Discount at the museum store
Receive a 10% discount on all items in the museum store.
Invitation to members only events
Be the first to know about events at Heritage Sylvania and be invited to events exclusive to our members.
A Huge Thank You to Our Community Partners
With their support we've been able to further our commitment to Sylvanias History