- Our list of the best things to do in Oberlin, Ohio, features the top 139 nearby activities — including 55 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Oberlin, OH has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Oberlin, OH , followed by 124 popular activities in nearby cities, including Medina, Westlake, North Olmsted, Huron, North Ridgeville, Strongsville, Brunswick, Elyria, Lakewood, Lorain, Vermilion, Sandusky, North Royalton and Lakewood
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14240 Baird Road, Oberlin, OH 44074 MoreLess Info
Common Ground Canopy Tours provides programs and experiences that help patrons nurture the body, challenge the mind and renew the spirit. They offer programs for every age group including camps, adventure challenges, exploration days, ropes courses and retreats.
Located on the campus of Oberlin College, the Allen Memorial Art Museum is recognized as one of the five best university art museums in the country. With over 14,000 pieces of art in its collection, there is an impressive overview from all cultures and eras.
In 1833, a Presbyterian Minister and a missionary founded Oberlin College, a four year liberal arts college and conservatory of music. Oberlin was a key stop on the underground railroad and considered a center for abolitionist activities.
The Oberlin Heritage Center is a museum complex featuring a number of buildings and exhibits that display and promote the local history. The museum contains three historic buildings, with the oldest dating back to the 1830's.
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73 1/2 South Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 MoreLess Info
The town's first public school, Little Red Schoolhouse was built in 1836 and also served as both a home and a tailor shop. The schoolhouse is now a museum that offers educational artifacts from the 19th century.
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Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH MoreLess Info
Commissioned in 1947 from the famous architect, the Weltzheimer/Johnson House Frank Lloyd Wright Building was the first Usonian house in the state of Ohio. Architecture enthusiasts can tour the structure and marvel at its beauty and simplicity.
Named for famous Oberlin Chemistry professor Frank Fanning Jewett, the Jewett House dates back to the 1880s, and is an example of transitional architecture between the Italianate style and Queen Anne style. The house is open for tours.
The historic Monroe House is an Italian style museum that offers educational tours that focus on abolition, the Underground Railroad, and local history. The home was originally the home of General Giles W. Shurtleff.