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The Ripley Museum
The Ripley Museum is located in an 1850's home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century. This federal design house is similar to many built in Ripley in the 1850's. It features three fireplaces and a curved staircase. The parlor, with its shuttered windows, contains a Valley Gem piano which was manufactured in Ripley in the 1870s.

The Ripley Museum was the 1976 Bicentennial Project for the Village of Ripley. The home was donated by Jane Dyruff and Miriam Zachman in memory of their mother Eliese Bambach Stivers, noted local historian. Since that time the museum has acquired many fine pieces, a civil war collection and many local historic artifacts.

Open May - Second week of December   Saturday 10-4; other times by appointment. Call (937) 392-4660 for appointments. Admission $4.00/adults (18+), $2.00/students. Out of season tours cal 937-392-4044.

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Valley Gem Piano In Main Parlor
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Victorian Man's Bedroom
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Military Memorabelia
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From the Historic Clothing Collection