Visit Us


The Quaker Heritage Center is located inside the Boyd Cultural Arts Center at intersection of College and Douglas Streets on the campus of Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. 

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It is generally open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Other times are available by appointment. Please check the calendar for special events and times the Center may be closed for holidays.



  • “Friends in Southwest Ohio,” a permanent exhibit highlighting Quaker contributions to American history
  • The Gallery, which hosts three to four different exhibits each year
  • The T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse, an 1840’s style traditional Quaker Meetinghouse 







Special programs are held throughout the year with speakers who focus on the Quaker values of integrity, service, peace and social justice, and respect for all persons. Check the calendar for details.



Donate to the Collection

The Quaker Heritage Center of Wilmington College collects items associated with or manufactured by individual Friends or Quaker families from the Miami Valley/Southwest Ohio/Wilmington Yearly Meeting region.  Items for the collections are also subject to the following criteria: state of preservation, degree of rarity, representativeness of Quaker culture, aesthetic merit, associations with Wilmington College, representativeness of the outstanding activeness of prominent Friend.

School and group tours are available. For more information, contact Curator Ruth Dobyns at (800) 341-9318 ext. 719 or