Grove City Museum & Welcome Center

Local history is presented and preserved at the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum.

  • The museum showcases life in southwest Franklin County as it transformed from a farming community into a flourishing suburb.
  • Discover how the families who moved here lived, worked, and established a thriving small-town community.
  • Rotating historic exhibits are maintained by the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society.

Grove City Welcome Center and Museum
3378 Park Street
Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-277-3061

Grove City Welcome Center & Museum Hours

  • Tuesday through Friday
    10 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday
    9 am to noon
  • Closed Sunday and Monday

Featured Exhibits

  • Memorial Wall of Grove City's Fallen Heroes
  • Brownie Camera Exhibit
  • Kitchen items from the 1940s and 50s
  • Clara Voeller Kientz’s 1912 wedding gown and doll
  • Beulah Park Exhibit
  • Jackson Township Fire Exhibit
  • Grove City Division of Police Exhibit
  • Ford 1912 Model T
  • Bank Vault
  • High School graduating class pictures dating back to 1897
  • The bell and stained-glass window from the old Park Street School are also on permanent display.

Donations and/or loans of historically significant items are welcome.

For more information call 614-277-3061.

Southwest Franklin County Historical Society (SWFCHS)

The Southwest Franklin County Historical Society SWFCHS assists in creating exhibits for the museum.

  • Its mission is to bring together people interested in the history of southwestern Franklin County. Understanding the community's history is basic to our way of life, gives us a better understanding of our state and nation, and promotes a better appreciation of our American heritage.
  • The primary function is to discover and collect information, artifacts, and materials that memorialize the history of our area.
  • Long-term goals include detailing the history of Grove City, identifying area historic sites, and developing Century Village's historical structures.

Southwest Franklin County Historical Society
3378 Park Street, Suite B
Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-871-0081

Steve Jackson, President

Visit the Southwest Franklin County Historical Society Website.