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John and Annie Glenn Historic Site

72 W Main St, New Concord, OH 43762-1241
+1 740-826-3305
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We take 2nd graders on this field trip every year in May. Good 👍 info and hits several standards... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Erin T
via mobile
If I could give a place six stars this place would get it.

Outstanding. The tour starts with a twenty minute film overview, Then you go to the house where you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leon67203
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Wichita, Kansas
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“boyhood home” (5 reviews)
“grew up” (3 reviews)
“early years” (3 reviews)
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72 W Main St, New Concord, OH 43762-1241
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We take 2nd graders on this field trip every year in May. Good 👍 info and hits several standards for students. Neat to hear and see about local hero John Glenn.

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Outstanding. The tour starts with a twenty minute film overview, Then you go to the house where you meet a reenactor who portrays John Glenn's father in 1962. He is excellent, as he shows you around the Glenn's house going into detail about John's and...More

Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum with our 8 and 5 year old boys. Our tour started with a neat film abouy Glenn's life. Then, we visited his upstairs bedrooms that have been made to look like they were when he was a boy. Our tour guide...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to go to and is right by the community. This is a great place to go to and spend time with your family.

Thank sydneymarion96
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What a marvelous afternoon spent going back to the days of the depression in Appalachia Ohio. John Glenn's boyhood home with Teresa life as he would've known it growing up in small-town America. If you're traveling on interstate 70 across Ohio this is a must...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The community of New Concord, OH has put together a tremendous museum, celebrating the lives of John and Annie Glenn. If you're traveling through the area on I-70, don't miss the opportunity to reflect on their lives by enjoying the film, and tour through John's...More

Thank VernonRockville
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We never know where the next American hero will come from. However, those who would try to bet on such things would never have picked New Concord, Ohio - mostly because of its size. New Concord is a college town, and a small one at...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 25 August 2016

John Glenn wasn't lost in space really but one of my favorite television shows was "Lost in Space". I was in high school when John Glenn made his orbit and we only got to watch television when there was a space mission. I enjoyed John's...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The house tour guide was Mrs. Glenn, "Johnny's" mother and the date was August 5, 1944. She did an excellent job of portraying what was happening in the life of the Glenn family at that time and pointed out all the modern conveniences she was...More

2  Thank 287jeanniem
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This home is where astronaut John Glenn grew up. The tour is a good balance between the historic home, learning how people lived in the past and the history of John Glenn's career. Very reasonably priced. If you've gone before, plan to go again next...More

2  Thank EllenWind
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