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Wyandot Popcorn Museum

169 E. Church St., Marion, OH 43302
740-387-4255
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Marion
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: The only popcorn museum in the world holds the largest collection of restored popcorn antiques.
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Columbus, Ohio
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213 reviews 213 reviews
58 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sunday I stopped to check out the popcorn museum with my guy. It is located in a historic Post Office Building. We enjoyed checking out the old popcorn machines and carts. They were shiny and beautiful. I learned a lot about corn that I did not know. There are so many kinds of corn that serve different purposes. The popcorn... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We were given a very nice tour and several exhibits were familiar since we grew up in Marion. We did enjoy seeing the different types of popcorn machines.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Very nice lady who showed me around! Very interesting and cool machines! BTW-It's in the Heritage Hall. Not the house in the photo. GO SEE!

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Ashland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

If you like history and popcorn you will love this place. This is the second time we have been here and have seen alot more this time around. Staff was friendly and very helpful, good place to take your kids and the whole family.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

It is easy to miss if you are looking for a sign saying Popcorn Museum. There is one but you probably won't see it due its location and color scheme. So, just look for the big building at Church and State. You will smell the popcorn when you first walk in. But this museum is so much than just a... More

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Marion has a wonderful historical society that offers programs I have not seen other places. This spring they had a national exhibit on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. There was a dinner where everyone had a historical figure at their table to talk to in character. The panel of Civil War figures was fun and informative to listen to.... More

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Marion
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

great place to recconnect with marion's history. alot of old history. you have to appreciate the time donated by volunteers and dedication they give to keep up on everything! the night at the museum is must see if you have never been! it is every march they dress in characters and takes you back in time a few years. it... More

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Bucyrus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The museum tour is in the previous Marion OH post office building...which is loaded w/beautiful architecture & marble, etc. There's an area dedicated to the history of Popcorn production in Marion- that is still alive in two plants today. But it also has great artifacts that relate to the actual history of Marion that is soooo interesting that it could... More

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Marion, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

You will learn a lot about popcorn and see many different styles of popcorn poppers, as well as get a free bag of popcorn! It is a fun place to "hang out" and browse. The smell will draw you in!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

The museum provided a nice folksy tour of the popcorn industry with many interesting machines and vehicles. The popcorn museum resides within the county historical museum so there are also many local artifacts to view as well as a Harding exhibit. The docent explained the different styles of popcorn machines and how the vehicles evolved. The free box of popcorn... More

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