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Ada: Home to the Best Things to Do in Ohio

Visit the Dial-Roberson Stadium and Much More!

Visit top things to do in Ada, Ohio just minutes from our hotel, such as the Allen County Museum, Lima Symphony Orchestra, Dial-Roberson Stadium and more. Our top 10 local area attractions are just minutes from our hotel, making us the perfect choice in Northern Ohio hotels.

Things to Do in Ada, Ohio:

1) Wilson Football (available for tours scheduled in advance).

Take a tour of the famous Wilson Football Factory or experience an exciting Ohio Northern University football game!

2) Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Museum

Take a trip back in time and visit the Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Museum, located on the Ohio Northern University campus. This museum has many worthwhile features, including everything from ancient medicine bottles to pestles that were once awarded to pharmacists. Contact (419) 772-2302 to set up a tour.

3) HS Lehr Statue and 12 cast bronze reproduction statues by Remington, Russell and Fraser. History surrounds the campus in the form of these local heroes.

4) Historic Ada Depot

You can still hear the whispers of a bygone era with our famous and historic train depot in the town of Ada.

5) Old Order Amish Road Tour

Discover the many handcrafted and homemade products made by the Amish community as you explore scenic back roads where the remaining true fundamental Old-Order Amish still live. Learn about the true lifestyle of this community by visiting a much less commercialized Amish order.

6) Antiquing in Mount Victory

Mount Victory has a long history and popular reputation as an antique and craft shopping destination. You’ll find a variety of items from large turn-of-the-century cupboards and furniture, to primitives, '40s style Hoosier cupboards, garden antiques, glassware and more.

7) Art Space Lima
65-67 Town Square
Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-1721

Located in a turn-of-the-century, three-story brick building, The Art Space Lima is dedicated to providing visual arts to the West Central Ohio region. This wonderful studio offers many art exhibitions, art classes and concerts for locals and tourists.

8) Allen County Museum
620 West Market Street
Lima, Ohio 45801-4665
(419) 222-9426

The Allen County Museum has something for everyone. Discover the main museum, the 1893 Victorian MacDonell House, log house, John H. Keller Railroad Archives, Shay Locomotive display, and the Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library. Group tours and school field trips are welcome.

9) Lima Symphony Orchestra
133 N. Elizabeth Street
Lima, Ohio 45801
(419) 222-5701

Go to a Lima Symphony Orchestra performance and experience musical excellence. The LSO presents six subscription concerts, a family concert, two or more Mozart by Candlelight concerts and an annual New Year’s Eve Pops concert.

10) ONU Observatory

The ONU Observatory has a mission to educate and inspire the students of Ohio Northern University, as well as the surrounding community, about the rapidly evolving and exciting science of astronomy. The observatory is primarily used by ONU students in physics and astronomy classes, faculty and the ONU Astronomy Club. However, it is also opened up for public events on a semi-regular basis.