The Chagrin Falls Historical Society Museum displays both current, themed exhibits that change periodically, and permanent exhibits of life, industry, and society in Chagrin Falls.

Current Exhibits in the Gallery

Exploring Early Chagrin – Now through mid-November

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society & Museum’s new exhibit “Exploring Early Chagrin” is open NOW through mid-November.

Visitors will learn about life during the early years of the Chagrin Valley, through the mid-1800s. Take a look at artifacts from early Chagrin settlers, including the Church and Bentley families, farming equipment, household goods, and school supplies! Admission to the museum is free but donations are appreciated.

Permanent Exhibits

Our permanent exhibits include displays of local industries, and contributions of our residents in both war and peace.

Past Exhibits:


Places, Events, and Celebrations: What We Wore (March 10 through July, 2023)

The Joy of Toys (November 2022 through January 2023)
Finishing Touches: The Story of Wardrobe Accessories (March through October 2022)

History of Chagrin Falls Park (January 30, 2021 through 2022)
Unveiling the Unseen: Chagrin’s Hidden Attic on Display (October 2021 through January 2022)
Oil Paintings by Charles Deihl & his students (May 1 through Saturday, August 28, 2021)
Cozy & Comfortable: Quilts, Coverlets, and Bedspreads (January 2021 through April 2021)

Welcome Christmas! An Outdoor Exhibit Experience (November 27 through December 26, 2020)

Political Campaign Memorabilia: from first to last and everything in between (September 5 through November 7, 2020)

Innovations: Change for the Better (February 27 through August 31, 2020)

Under the Tree: A Celebration of Gifts for Children (November 29, 2019 through January 25, 2020)

Through Their Eyes: Chagrin Valley Veterans (May 23 through November 11, 2019)

Whirligigs, Whammy Doodles, and other Folk Art (March 12 through April 29, 2019)

CHAGRIN FALLS: OPEN FOR BUSINESS! A retrospective exhibit on Chagrin Falls businesses (September 27, 2018 through February 28, 2019)