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Gallipolis Tourism and Sightseeing
Explore our rich history, the second oldest settlement in the Northwest Territory, founded on October 17, 1790 by the French. Gallipolis and Gallia County offer many historic musuems, outdoor recreation, annual events, history and heritage. Spend a day exploring our unique shops in the historic district or exploring the back roads catching a glimpse of one of our quilt barn squares along the trail encompassing each individual township. Unique farmlands, picturesque countryside and rich traditions highlight miles of scenic beauty.  Skip to Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Our House Museum
Our House Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Museum in Gallipolis, OH USA

Built as a tavern in 1819, the Our House Museum was owned and operated by the Cushing Family and was the center of the community's social life for many years. Now a museum, you can get a glimpse of time past with tours given by period dressed docents.


Gallia County Historical/Genealogical Society
Gallia County Historical/Genealogical Society Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Museum in Gallipolis, OH USA

Gallia County Historical/enealogical Society in Gallipolis, OH The newest museum in Gallia County is located in the Gallia County Historical and Genealogical Society. Visitors can enjoy exhibits of O.O. McIntyre, antique ladies' attire, military memorabilia and period medical equipment and instruments.

 Self-Guided Walking Tour
Self-Guided Walking Tour
Tour in Gallipolis, OH USA

The Self-Guided Walking Tour provides visitors the opportunity to explore the downtown area at their own leisurely pace, the historic homes, buildings, museums and the City Park.

Cora Mill
Cora Mill
Historic Site in Rio Grande, OH USA

Grist Mill Cora Mill, originally built in 1835, is the last of 13 grist mills that flourished along Raccoon Creek in Gallia County. Mills such as this one, were used to grind grain into flour and sometimes, to saw logs into lumber.

Downtown Shopping
Downtown Shopping things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Shopping in Gallipolis, OH USA

Shopping Downtown shopping in Gallipolis offers great diversity, from intimate boutiques to specialty shops.


French Art Colony
French Art Colony things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Culture in Gallipolis, OH USA

The French Art Colony is a regional-multi-arts center dedicated to supporting arts education and cultural enrichment in our communities.

Gallia County Genealogical Society, OGS Chapter
Gallia County Genealogical Society, OGS Chapter things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Culture in Gallipolis, OH USA

The Gallia County Genealogical Society, OGS Chapter was created and fostered for the preservation of records asscociated with the Ohio Genealogical Society. They assist locals and visitors from afar with genealogical projects and searches. Gallia County Genealogical Society, OGS Chapter in Gallipolis, OH This is an all volunteer non-profit organization which helps individuals research and discover their Gallia County roots.

Gallia County Hike and Bike Trail
Gallia County Hike and Bike Trail
Recreation in Gallipolis, OH USA
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Bike Trail The trail is a former CSX railway right-of-way that is currently under development as a hiking and biking trail. It will ultimately stretch 28 miles from southern Vinton County through Gallia County to Gallipolis.

Madog Center For Welsh Studies
Madog Center For Welsh Studies things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Museum in Rio Grande, OH USA

An understanding and appreciation for the Welsh heritage and contemporary Welsh culture is found at the Madog Center for Welsh Studies located at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.


Northup Dam
Northup Dam
Nature in Gallipolis, OH USA

Milldam Northup Dam features a tranquil waterfall, the result of an old milldam on Raccoon Creek. The 1937 flood washed away the mill. This was a man-made dam, once owned by the Harrington's. The Blessing family originally owned the land.

Raccoon Creek County Park
Raccoon Creek County Park
Recreation in Gallipolis, OH USA

700 acre park Raccoon Creek County Park is a 700-acre park in the Gallia County foothills along Raccoon Creek. Its scenic vistas, deep gorges, wetlands, meadows and species, including the endangered "Reflexed umbrella sedge", earned the park designation as an Ohio Natural Landmark.

Space:  A Journey to Our Future exhibition
Space: A Journey to Our Future exhibition things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Recreation in Gallipolis, OH USA

5,000 sq. ft. interactive exhibit presented with NASA An unprecedented traveling exhibition on space exploration will lift off in Gallipolis at the Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library.

The Madog Center for Welsh Studies
The Madog Center for Welsh Studies things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Museum in Rio Grande, OH USA

Welsh-American History The Madog Center for Welsh Studies is an outgrowth of the early Welsh-American settlements that have surrounded the University of Rio Grande for nearly 200 years.

Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Gallipolis, OH USA

Tourism Bureau When you visit Gallia County, you will find so many things to do and see; historical places of interest and outdoor activities to excite your senses and intrigue your imagination; the ability to relive history or experience the sights and sounds of today.

AMC West Chester 18
AMC West Chester 18 things to do on a rainy day in Gallipolis, OH
Movie Cinema in West Chester, OH USA


Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Union Centre
Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Union Centre
Hotel in West Chester, OH USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

Situated in West Chester Ohio this hotel features an indoor pool and gym. The hotel is 15.5 miles from Kings Island Amusement Park and each room includes free Wi-Fi. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast.


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Best Time to Visit Gallipolis


The best time to visit Gallipolis is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the low 70's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Gallipolis


Month Low Avg High
January 20.5 30.6 40.7
February 22.9 34.3 45.7
March 30.5 43.3 56.0
April 39.6 53.0 66.3
May 50.1 62.8 75.4
June 59.3 71.1 82.9
July 64.0 75.3 86.6
August 62.3 73.7 85.1
September 55.4 67.2 79.0
October 42.1 55.1 68.1
November 33.3 44.8 56.3
December 25.3 35.4 45.5

Gallipolis Visitor Bureau


Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Free Gallipolis Visitor Guide


Gallipolis and Gallia County Official Visitors Guide

Gallipolis and Gallia County Official Visitors Guide



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