Fairfield County offers a variety of antique and specialty shops, antique collections, and historic museums filled with treasures!
Arrive in Lancaster
Spend your morning at The Olde Shoe Factory Antique Mall, one of Fairfield County’s largest antique outlets - - two floors to browse antiques, furniture, pottery, glassware, and collectibles.
When entering the Bodenheimer-Mayer House you will find high country antiques produced prior to 1850 in Ohio, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania and complimentary art work created by artists both living and past who work(ed) in these regions.
Stop for lunch at Ale House 1890. Since the 1890's to present day, the Ale House at 151 West Main Street location has been providing spirits and good times to the city of Lancaster. Ale House 1890 strives to bring you great food, excellent spirits, and good times while acknowledging the strong history of the 149/151 location.
You shopped for antiques this morning. Now, how about spending a delightful afternoon of seeing some beautiful and interesting antique collections? The Georgian Museum, an excellent example of American and Georgian architecture, is located at 105 E. Wheeling Street. Ask about a “combined ticket,” to also see The Sherman House Museum, the birthplace of General William Tecumseh Sherman, located at 137 E. Main St.
Continue your search for that hard to find piece at Boling Antiques. You will find a large outstanding selection of furniture. Call ahead for an appointment.
Enjoy hot coffee or tea and fresh baked pastries at Four Reasons Bakery & Deli, located in historic downtown Lancaster.
Step into a Gothic style house built in the 1860’s to see all that Summer House Antiques has to offer, located at 720 N. Columbus St. Call 740-653-7883 for an appointment.
Enjoy a delicious, upscale dinner at Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn. Shaw’s features American and Global Cuisine with a reputation for aged steaks, prime rib, and fresh seafood. Gossip has it that Rudolph Pitcher lost the tavern bearing his name in a poker game in 1806, when hungry travelers like Henry Clay and Daniel Webster were frequent visitors. Now Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn, owned and operated by the Cork family, is located on this same historic site offering fine food.
After an enjoyable day of shopping check into your hotel for a comfortable nights rest. Choose from many affordable options, including Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Baymont, and Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn. See more lodging.
After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, head out for Day Two of your antique tour of Fairfield County!
Resale Furniture & Antiques
30 W. Columbus Street
Pickerington, OH 43147
Small antique collectibles, fine antique furniture.
27 West & Co.
27 W Columbus St.
Pickerington, OH 43147
Offering antiques and collectibles.
Wear your walking shoes and be prepared for an exciting day of antique shopping as we head to Lithopolis, located about 15 minutes NW of Lancaster. Here’s a sampling of the many shops you will find - most opening at 10 or 11am.
Buggy Seat Antiques
4650 Waterloo Street - 740.920.1834
Hours: W-Sat 10-5 or by appointment.
Law & Benson Olde Country Store
36 E. Columbus Street - 614.837.4705
Hours: M-Sat 11-5
Morning Glory Cottage 82 E. Columbus Street - 614.833.9228
Hours: T-Sat 10-5
Stone Village Antiques
70 E. Columbus Street – 614-834-1030
What a fun day of shopping for antiques. Hope you found some great finds.
Time for dinner at Pacer’s in Pleasantville.
Pacer's Italian Cuisine & Steakery
111 S. Main Street, Pleasantville
Hours: M-TH 4-10pm; F 4-11pm; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-9pm
Leaving Pacer's, follow Route 37, which takes you back to Lancaster.
Antique and History Related Sites to See: Ohio Glass Museum and Glass Blowing Studio, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, Mt. Pleasant, Rock Mill and Rock Mill Covered Bridge and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. See our Museum Page for more.
Fairfield County Visitors & Convention Bureau 124 W Main Street Suite 200
Lancaster, OH 43130
740-654-5929 / 800-626-1296