Plan A Visit to Harmon Museum
Harmon Museum & Art Gallery
Art | History | Culture
Address: 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036
Visitor Hours: Tuesday - Saturday | 10 - 4pm (Year-Round)
Closed Sundays, Mondays and some holidays: July 4, Christmas Eve/Day and New Year's Eve/Day.
Please use our NEW entrance in the rear of the building.
What You'll Find:
Explore the rich history of Southwest Ohio, thanks to our extensive collection of art and artifacts, in this award-winning museum.** Housed in historic Harmon Hall, Harmon Museum and Art Gallery covers four floors (over 77,000 sq. ft.) and houses four art galleries, prehistoric artifacts, Shaker artifacts and documents, a recreation of an 1800s town square, an extensive textile collection, research library, and more.
The Robert & Virginia Jones Shaker Gallery offers the finest collection of Shaker artifacts and archives in the Midwest. Our extensive textile collection is the 2nd largest in the Midwest and features items as far back as 1740. The newly renovated Archeological & Indigenous Peoples Exhibit has been called "one of the finest collections outside of the Smithsonian" by a national consultant. The updated Bruce E. Young Farm Heritage Gallery showcases the tools used by Warren County's agricultural community throughout its history. The Village Green is a recreation 19th century town square with twelve shops including a daguerreotype studio, milliner, sweet shop, and more. Circulating special exhibits ensure there's something new every time you visit!
Harmon Museum's art collection is the 2nd largest between Dayton and Cincinnati. Our four art galleries include contemporary, folk, American and a rotating exhibition gallery, the Gary Simendinger Gallery, where we showcase the work of noted 20th and 21st Century Ohio artists.
**Award of Merit - American Association of State and Local History
**Community Service Award - Lebanon Chamber of Commerce
**History Outreach Award - Ohio Local History Alliance
Parking and Entrance: The Library Parking lot (behind the building) has ample parking. If this lot is full, there is nearby street parking for free. Please use the rear entrance as the street entrance is currently closed.
Tours: The museum is self-guided. However, docent-led group tours are available during regular museum hours with two weeks' notice. Reservations are required for all groups 10+ whether docent-led or self-guided.
Accessibility: Museum galleries, the Museum Shop and the gardens are all accessible to disabled visitors. A central elevator runs through the building. Free wheelchair rental, handicap accessible restrooms and parking are also available.
General Admission: Purchase below or at the door
Children under age 17 must be accompanied by an adult.