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Blair Museum of Lithophanes

5403 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615-2803
+1 419-936-2986
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I never new the history behind Lithophanes. The people that run this place to a great job telling... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Chris B
captivating display, one of a kind museum

As others have said, this is the best collection of lithophanes in the world, with as many... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Tom B
Hartford, Connecticut
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5403 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615-2803
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I never new the history behind Lithophanes. The people that run this place to a great job telling the history behind the items in the museum. While it is free a donation is suggested and for the amount of information and the experience I would...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

As others have said, this is the best collection of lithophanes in the world, with as many displayed as possible in such a small space. Only open 6 hrs. a week, but if you happen to hit it (as we did traveling through the area,...More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Exquisite small museum that is free of charge. Only open MAY-OCT on weekends 1-4pm Sat and Sun. The unique collection displays lithophanes which are back-lit porcelain pictures. they come in all sorts of interesting objects. This museum is definitely worth the stop. It is in...More

1  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This teeny tiny museum (if another party is there you won't fit) is located on the grounds of the Toledo Botanical Garden. I always like to do something different but my family was not enthused when I announced we were going there "(Oh great, a...More

4  Thank LexiV
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This little museum is packed with fascinating lithophanes. I'd never seen or heard of them before visiting, but they are beautiful and unique. The world class collection housed here is well-organized and attractively displayed. There is an introductory video and volunteer docents conduct tours and...More

Thank Roxsters
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Lithophanes are sure to impress anyone interested in the Victorian Arts. This museum has limited hours so make sure to plan a visit between the months of May and October.

3  Thank hannahkin
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This museum houses a one time private collection of beautiful lithophanes. I doubt there is another like it. Beautiful! Located at Toledo Botanical Gardens which is a treasure in itself

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Our very inthusiastic tour guide made our experience much more than expected. The art was well displayed. It's a small museum speciallizing in Lithophanes and takes no more than an hour or two to take in. Well worth it.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 4 June 2013

I had heard of the Blair Museum, but knew nothing of lithophanes. The really are beautiful. Located in a wonderful park too.

Thank BobKlahn
Reviewed 29 May 2013 via mobile

My family and i recently visited this very fascinating exhibit. It we very cool, in the words of a 14 year old. The detail in the art was hands down the most beautiful. So impressed with the staff as well. They tour you through and...More

Thank safire674
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