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Nothing captures our beloved city’s character, soul and past like its museums.  The Museums of the City of Portsmouth celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage.  They open up a world of culture and innovation bringing classical music series, fine arts, and exceptional speakers and educators to our community.  We have combined a list of “Must See” Museums in Portsmouth and surrounding Scioto County!

Places to go for art, innovation, music and local culture!

Museums, Galleries and Innovation Hub

Our museums and galleries offer a unique opportunity to directly experience art firsthand. Yearlong programming, features artwork from nationally and internationally recognized artists, regionally acclaimed artists, and talented musicians. Portsmouth's interactive children's museum and historical museum inspire creativity, inventiveness and play a crucial role in preserving our local culture.