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Sauder Village

22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
+1 800-590-9755
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A great family experience

As a family we visit Sauder Village every year. The staff work diligently to add exhibits, create... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Melissa R
Stryker, Ohio
Great Family Fun!

If you have young children, Sauder Village is a must! They can ride a train, get a horse... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Defiance, Ohio
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502-9452
+1 800-590-9755
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

As a family we visit Sauder Village every year. The staff work diligently to add exhibits, create new experiences and yet take you to the past. The village has many hands-on activities for children and even adults. You can see first hand how our ancestors...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you have young children, Sauder Village is a must! They can ride a train, get a horse carriage, and can participate in lots of hands on activities. The have a toy cow kids can milk, watering garden, and inside (air conditioned) play area. There...More

Thank 341jbrown
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I grew up going to Sauder's Village but hadn't been for over twenty years. Although there have been many additions in that time the charm is still there in this historical village. The kids area for under fives is a great addition. My kids and...More

Thank thebrowns3
Reviewed 29 October 2016

There was an antique car show at the village, which was like icing on the cake the day we were there. There were so many interesting things to see & appreciate of how things used to be. We learned a lot at the Native American...More

1  Thank bearded_bard
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We took our two children here (3 and 6) and had a great day. On Sundays the cafe is closed and there are no other food options besides ice cream and snacks so plan accordingly. It is mostly stroller friendly with some rough terrain towards...More

Thank alyssa0710
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We spent about four hours at Sauder Village on our way across Ohio (it was only ten minutes off Ohio Turnpike). The people at the houses/workshops/stores were friendly and knowledgeable so the visit was fascinating. The admission was $16 with an additional $2 for the...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This village/museum is built from the history of those who settled North Western Ohio. It takes visitors from the original inhabitants--the Indians, through the pioneers and settlers up to the 1920"s. It setting, on the flat land that once was the Great Black Swamp, is...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wow so great ,they had Masters at the village showing you how things use to be done! They are all volunteers but know their craft well! Friendly Informative,Just ask, they can tell you all about basket making,old tools,glass blowing, to name a few. Our children...More

Thank Myron S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lots to see here showing life as it was in the early 20th century such as a church (where the staffer was playing the old pump organ), a doctor's office, a tinsmith, a broom shop, pottery and glass making shops, a general store, a chocolate...More

Thank treeface
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The staff is what makes this place five star. There are many shops where demonstrations take place. Spinning, baskets, broom making, tin smith, black smith etc. Items available for sale. Also available are living history villages from the area of Ohio. The people who are...More

Thank Mardi G
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are you allowed to bring in your own food? like coolers and a picnic lunch?
23 October 2016|
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Response from djn3608 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can. There may be a picnic area on the path to the campground you could use to eat. You can retrieve things from your car in the parking area if you don't lose your admission sticker or keep your receipt. There... More
Are dogs allowed in Sauder Village?
15 August 2016|
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Response from Moses33 | Reviewed this property |
Assume you are asking about pets because service animals fall into a different category. On the occasions we've been there, have not seen any pets in the exhibit areas. Remember, there is a large museum, eateries, and... More
What are the hours?
31 July 2016|
Response from cecustard | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Closed Mondays, Tues-sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun noon-4 pm. May 30-sept 4. Hours change after that,but they are still open.They have a website for more details, enjoy.