The Ernest Warther Museum and Gardens
331 Karl Ave. Dover, Ohio 44622
United States



Museum & Garden hours are 9am to 5pm seven days a week. January and February hours are 10am to 4pm seven days a week.

The Ernest Warther Museum & Gardens is only closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.



Adults ages 18-64: $15

Seniors ages 65 & up: $13.50

Students ages 12-17: $7

Youth ages 4-11: $5

Anyone under the age of four is admitted free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Tours, Policies, & Accessibility

The Warther Museum has a guided tour that lasts between one hour and one hour and fifteen minutes. Tours run continuously throughout the day, with the last tour starting one hour before closing time.

The Ernest Warther Museum is handicap accessible. Parking is free and on site, with handicap parking located near the entrance of the museum. We keep one wheelchair on site, which may be used on a first-come first-serve basis. There are benches in each gallery room throughout the museum.

Strollers and motorized scooters are permitted.

Photography is permitted in the galleries and gardens.


Group Admissions and Offerings

Groups are fifteen or more guests looking to tour the Ernest Warther Museum. Reservations are preferred at least one week in advance.

Group pricing includes guided tour, viewing of the Warther family home, original workshop, Frieda Warther's button collection, and the Warther grounds:

                                             Adults/Seniors: $11

                                             Students (ages 12-17): $5

Youth (ages 4-11): $4

Dining at the Ernest Warther Museum: Groups of 15 or more guests can schedule a catered meal for the group on site, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options available. For more information or to make reservations, please contact our group sales representative at (330)-485-3891 or email kristen@thewarthermuseum.com.

Offered exclusively for groups, there are many special tour offerings that the Ernest Warther Museum has. For more information, please contact our group sales representative at (330)-485-3891 or email kristen@thewarthermuseum.com.

Parking for motor-coaches and school buses is free and on site. For ease of entry, please use the Karl Avenue entrance.

Educators: Please contact our group sales representative at (330)-485-3891 or email kristen@thewarthermuseum.com for more information about bringing your school group to view the Ernest Warther Museum and the local grant possibilities for school groups as well as resource materials.