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John and Annie Glenn Historic Site

72 W Main St, New Concord, OH 43762-1241
+1 740-826-3305
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Space brought back to Earth!

We had just left the National Road and Zane Grey museum in Zanesville (see separate review) with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paddlefoot1011
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Zanesville, Ohio
Small town surprise

We were completely surprised by the quality of presentation of the home and life of John Glenn. I... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Dan H
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“boyhood home” (5 reviews)
“his life” (5 reviews)
“high school” (4 reviews)
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72 W Main St, New Concord, OH 43762-1241
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just left the National Road and Zane Grey museum in Zanesville (see separate review) with our out of town guests. Before entering the museum,we had lunch in a college town sandwich shop located next to the museum. The museum and home of the...More

Thank paddlefoot1011
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We were completely surprised by the quality of presentation of the home and life of John Glenn. I was expecting to see the typical museum displays and I did, but the highlights were the film that set the stage for understanding his life and then...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We take 2nd graders on this field trip every year in May. Good 👍 info and hits several standards for students. Neat to hear and see about local hero John Glenn.

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Outstanding. The tour starts with a twenty minute film overview, Then you go to the house where you meet a reenactor who portrays John Glenn's father in 1962. He is excellent, as he shows you around the Glenn's house going into detail about John's and...More

Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this museum with our 8 and 5 year old boys. Our tour started with a neat film abouy Glenn's life. Then, we visited his upstairs bedrooms that have been made to look like they were when he was a boy. Our tour guide...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to go to and is right by the community. This is a great place to go to and spend time with your family.

Thank sydneymarion96
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What a marvelous afternoon spent going back to the days of the depression in Appalachia Ohio. John Glenn's boyhood home with Teresa life as he would've known it growing up in small-town America. If you're traveling on interstate 70 across Ohio this is a must...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The community of New Concord, OH has put together a tremendous museum, celebrating the lives of John and Annie Glenn. If you're traveling through the area on I-70, don't miss the opportunity to reflect on their lives by enjoying the film, and tour through John's...More

Thank VernonRockville
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We never know where the next American hero will come from. However, those who would try to bet on such things would never have picked New Concord, Ohio - mostly because of its size. New Concord is a college town, and a small one at...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 24 August 2016

John Glenn wasn't lost in space really but one of my favorite television shows was "Lost in Space". I was in high school when John Glenn made his orbit and we only got to watch television when there was a space mission. I enjoyed John's...More

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