Franklin Museum

187 North Main Street
New Athens, OH


Featured Exhibit:  "The College that Helped Divide the Nation" depicting the county's abolitionist role in the Civil War.

Franklin Museum is the former home of Franklin College which  was chartered from 1825 - 1927.  Notable alumni of Franklin College include  John A Bingham, co-author of the 14th Amendment and Prosecutor of Lincoln's  assassins,

Days & Hours of Operation:
May - September
Tues, Wed, Thurs. 12PM-4PM

Admission Fee:  $5.00 per person
Children under 10, free.
Museum Members - Free