Technology has forever changed the face of tourism with the recent advancements of photography and video-based virtual experiences. Many of Northwest Ohio's museums and experiences are now available to explore online using this technology and the team at Visit Northwest Ohio is pleased to bring these experiences to you. These experiences are a great way to sample from the safety and comfort of home today and build your interest in these offerings for an in-person visit.
Snook's Dream Cars
Automobile history comes alive in Snook’s Dream Cars Automobile Museum fittingly located adjacent to one of America’s first cross-country highways, U.S. Route 6, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Your journey in the “past lane” begins as you step into an authentically recreated 40s- era Texaco filling station, featuring an extensive collection of “automobilia” — everything from hood ornaments and window cranks to seat covers, bug remover and backseat touring games and of course beautifully restored cars!
13920 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402 USA
ProMedica Museum of Natural History (Toledo Zoo)
Take a virtual tour of the ProMedica Museum of Natural History at the Toledo Zoo! The new Museum focuses on biodiversity, or the variety of life in the world. The first floor begins with prehistoric Ohio and then becomes a walking tour of the various habitats found along Lake Erie following the Ice Age. The second floor ties Ohio to species and habitats around the globe through venom and arthropods. In addition, the second floor is home to Nature in Hand, a hands-on library of bones, pelts and taxidermy, along with The Mazza Gallery, featuring animal, zoo and nature-themed children’s book illustrations.
2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609, USA
Metroparks Toledo is a system of parks and trails connecting people with nature in compelling and exciting ways. Wherever you are in Lucas County, you are just minutes away from a Metropark.
Toledo, OH, USA
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point is a 364-acre amusement park located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio. Opened in the late-1800s, known as "America's Roller Coast", the park features a world-record 72 rides, including 17 roller coasters. Take a virtual ride on one of the coaster by visiting this YouTube Channel featuring many of the parks favorite POV (Point of View) videos. Find your favorite and make plans to visit soon and experience the thrill in person!
1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
National Museum of the Great Lakes
The National Museum of the Great Lakes is a museum in the Toledo Maritime Center, a heritage location on the banks of the Maumee River on the east side of Toledo, Ohio. Enjoy this virtual walk trough of our museum, we look forward to seeing you soon in person.
1701 Front St, Toledo, OH 43605, USA
Wood County Museum
Wood County Museum, located in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Museum was formerly a county poor farm from 1869-1971. Today it hosts exhibits, tours, and events to uncover Wood County's unique local history. The museum grounds are part of the Wood County Park District and house an herb garden, oil derrick, and more. They have a special section of their website dedicated to online exploration and an online gallery, enjoy!
13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402
Metroparks Toledo's Cannaley Treehouse Village
The Cannaley Treehouse Village at Oak Openings Preserve will provide Metropark visitors new, memorable experiences that connect people with nature. Once completed, it will include: a six-person treehouse, a four-person treehouse, two 2-person treehouses, three tent/hammock platforms for camping in the trees, a common treehouse with seating for up to 49 people, a crow's nest and a canopy walk linking the common treehouse to the crow's nest. The Cannaley Treehouse Village is currently under construction, but you can take a virtual tour and explore the exterior of the treehouses!
3520 Waterville Swanton Rd, Swanton, OH 43558, USA
Toledo Museum of Art
Knowing that art and museums offer a sense of peace and comfort for many during difficult times, TMA staff are working diligently to fulfill the Museum's mission to integrate art into the lives of people while our buildings are closed to the public. We have compiled the following materials to make sure you can still come on in to your museum remotely.
2445 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43620, USA
Chateau Tebeau Winery
While nothing replaces an actual visit to one of Ohio's Wineries, we still have decided to share with you Chateau Tebeau Winery virtually so you will feel right at home when you actually come visit! While not shown on this virtual tour, we have a beautiful courtyard with outdoor seating for a socially distanced evening out!
525 OH-635, Helena, OH 43435, USA
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums
Virtually tour 19th President, Rutherford B. Hayes’s museum located in Fremont, Ohio. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums has much more to offer but here is a sneak peek with our Virtual Walk through experience of the recently renovated museum (2017). You can stroll virtually throughout the entire building and look at exhibits and displays.
Fremont, OH 43420, USA
Kelleys Island Historical Association
Check out these Kelleys Island videos! Featuring a tour of the cemetery, the Island and the Civil War, some old Homecoming videos and a whole lot more. And walking tours of some of our historic houses and sites.
Kelleys Island, OH 43438, USA
Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral
Take a virtual walk through one of the most beautiful churches in Ohio. Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located at 2535 Collingwood Boulevard in the Old West End of Toledo, Ohio.
Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, OH, USA
Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
This long-standing regional zoo houses over 800 species of animals, plus a zip-line and modern aquarium. Take a virtual tour of our aquarium and be sure to visit in person soon!
2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609, USA
Sandusky County 1840’s Era Dungeon
Ever wonder what is would have been like to be imprisoned in an early American dungeon from the 1840’s? Take a virtual tour of the Sandusky County historic 1840’s era dungeon that is located underneath the Sandusky County Courthouse. After taking a virtual tour, check our website for a schedule of physical in person tours that are offered throughout the year. On the real tour, hear exciting stories while learning the significance of this rare and historic structure.
622 Croghan St, Fremont, OH 43420, USA