Attractions and Activities

Step back in time to the Ohio Erie Canal Era in Historic Roscoe Village and follow in the footsteps of history. Discover Ohio’s heritage along the banks of the Ohio and Erie Canal. There is always more to do and explore in and around Roscoe Village.

Living History Tours

If you have wondered what life was like in a 19th century town nestled along the Ohio and Erie Canal, we invite you to travel back in time to see for yourself. As you visit costumed interpreters in our living history buildings, you will learn about some notable people whose lives and deeds of the past contributed to what Roscoe Village is today.

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Living History Tours
Living History Tours
Living History Tours
Living History Tours

The Famous Shops of Roscoe Village

Step into the story at Roscoe Village and follow in the footsteps of history. Discover Ohio’s heritage along the banks of the Ohio and Erie Canal. There is always more to explore at Roscoe Village.

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The Famous Shops of Roscoe Village
The Famous Shops of Roscoe Village
The Famous Shops of Roscoe Village
The Famous Shops of Roscoe Village

Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides

Set aboard the Monticello III and you’ll feel like you are actually gliding right into Ohio history! Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the canal as it once was. Watch the hoggee lead the huge team of draft horses as they pull the canal boat gently along its way. As you listen to old canal tales from the captain describing 1800's life on the canal, you’ll feel like you actually have stepped back in time to the 1830's!

This unique attraction in Ohio has been on many "top things to do in Ohio" lists. Tourists from all over the country have traveled to Coshocton to experience this little piece of history! For those who have kids, there is no better way to educate your child about the importance of the Ohio-Erie Canal in Ohio's history without them even knowing it. Plan a trip this year!

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Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides
Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides
Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides
Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides

Weddings at Roscoe Village

Outdoor seating capacity: 150 - 175

Located aside the Visitor Center is the charming and picturesque Frances B. Montgomery Memorial Garden. This beautiful historic venue, complete with a waterfall and stonework, offers a beautiful backdrop for your wedding or other memorable celebration!

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Weddings at Roscoe Village
Weddings at Roscoe Village
Weddings at Roscoe Village
Weddings at Roscoe Village

The Lock Landing

The Lock Landing is a new addition to the Roscoe Village Foundation Visitor Center!

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The Lock Landing
The Lock Landing
The Lock Landing
The Lock Landing

Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum

The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum inspires curiosity. The nationally accredited museum houses a number of collections that include American Indian, Historic Ohio, Decorative Arts and East Asian artifacts.

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Johnson-Humrickhouse  Museum
Johnson-Humrickhouse  Museum
Johnson-Humrickhouse  Museum
Johnson-Humrickhouse  Museum

The Gardens of Roscoe

The Gardens of Roscoe open on a path that unwinds at a decidedly slower pace. The gardens that Frances Montgomery lovingly left give visitors moment after moment to marvel at the magnificent blooms. Throughout the year, season after season, Roscoe Village boasts a bounty of beautiful gardens.

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The Gardens of Roscoe
The Gardens of Roscoe
The Gardens of Roscoe
The Gardens of Roscoe

Hands-On Activities

Have fun making a canal era craft at Historic Roscoe Village — and get a history lesson and a keepsake at the same time!

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Hands-On Activities