We’ve missed you! We’re looking forward to welcoming you back on Wednesday, August 12th!
What an emotional ride these last few months have been. From all of us at the History Center, we hope that you are continuing to stay safe and healthy. We have certainly missed seeing you and we are thrilled to be reopening our doors on Wednesday, August 12th. We will offer special, Members Only […]
The Athens Asylum- 150 Years of a Healing Landscape
For 150 years, the Athens Asylum has been one of our region’s most notable institutions and complex of buildings. Construction began in 1868. The original cost of construction was $621,000 (equivalent to $15 million today). This facility was not just a hospital. It was its own small community consisting of stables, farms, a dairy, metal […]
Exhibits and Museum Store open hours during the holiday season
Exhibit Spaces and the Museum Store will be open Sundays from 1pm-5pm, and Thursdays noon to 8pm, November 26th through December 24th. Regular hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am to 4pm. We are closed on Mondays. Regular Thursday hours after December 24th are noon to 6:00pm. Athens, Ohio – November 17, 2017: The Southeast […]