Franklin Historical Society Harding Museum

  • 302 Park Ave.
  • Franklin, OH 45005
  • Phone:  (937) 746-8295
  • Directions: I-71, exit 45 or I-75, exit 38
  • Hours: Sat: 11am-3pm | May-November - and by appointment
  • Adult Admission: Free
  • Child Admission: Free

The Harding Museum is a Colonial Revival home built in 1900 in Franklin's historic Mackinaw District (on the National Register of Historic Places). It is furnished with antiques and memorabilia from Franklin and the surrounding area. General Forrest Harding and his brother Justin left a large collection of World War II items, including a bound transcript of the Nuremberg trials. The Harding Museum is operated by the Franklin Area Historical Society.