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National Road Zane Grey Museum

8850 East Pike, Norwich, OH 43767-9785
+1 800-752-2602
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We loved our 2-hour tour!

We were so fortunate to get Jerry as our personal tour guide. He is extremely knowledgeable and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane B
via mobile
Don’t miss this gem

Been past this museum many times but finally stopped. One of the many old roads that helped shape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marygrace58
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Columbus, Ohio
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8850 East Pike, Norwich, OH 43767-9785
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+1 800-752-2602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so fortunate to get Jerry as our personal tour guide. He is extremely knowledgeable and we were extremely interested. (Some people come through and just take a self-guided tour, but they miss so much extra information and knowledge.) The first section of the...More

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been past this museum many times but finally stopped. One of the many old roads that helped shape our history . Like Route 66 the National Rd went from Vandalia Ohio to Cumberland, MD. We had a great overall tour guide. A very cool diorama...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

We took house guests out to the museum on a Saturday as part of their out of town visit. The museum now has docents that make the museum come to life. Out docent, John, was very knowledgeable about both the National Road and Zane Grey...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Nicely done Museum with lots of Zane Grey memorabilia. Also has lots of stuff about the National Road. Staff is wonderful, friendly, and very knowledgeable. Worth stopping for. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Thank Fauzia T
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative Museum detailing history of The National Road and the life of author, Zane Grey, and his books. Husband is a fan of Zane Grey since his early teens and now almost 75. The 12 year old and 14 year old were...More

Thank Destat
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Stopped by on my way home from a business trip. If you have an interest in this countries early history, this is a great visit. The National Road was the first road approved by congress. It was requested by President Washington. This museum tells the...More

Thank Don G
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

My wife and I stopped off at this museum on our travels. I have seen signs for it many times over the years as I traveled down I-70, but I never stopped because I was in a hurry. Well I finally stopped and wow, was...More

Thank Mike E
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this little museum - a combination of three topics - the first national highway, Zane Grey, and artisan pottery if Ohio. The docent who showed us around was very personable and knowledgeable. I loved the detailed diorama of the national road. It...More

Thank Pamela C
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

If you're looking for a place to cool off in the A/C in the summer, put this high on your list! Adults will learn as much as the kids, and you'll have fun in the process. The tour guides are friendly and informative, and you'll...More

Thank WiscoOperator
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

What do you do for museums when you are in a small town with a couple of claims to fame? Make one museum that honors both. At least that's what the good citizens did in Norwich, Ohio. That's why we have the National Road and...More

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DowneyDave
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Response from Don G | Reviewed this property |
Zanesville was named for Ebenezer Zane, who won a commission from Congress to construct a new rout to the west. The road or "Trace" followed the path that earlier Native Americans and animals used. It was named Zane's... More
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