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Logan, Ohio: Pencil Sharpener Museum Team Field Report

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum

13178 OH-664 S., Logan, OH
In a little building next to the Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center. US-33 exit onto OH-664. Turn south. Drive 100 yards. You'll see the Welcome Center ahead, on the left.
M-Sa 9-5, Su 11-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pencil Sharpener Museum.

Pencil Sharpener Museum

Paul Johnson collected 3,479 pencil sharpeners and kept them in a one-room museum-shed in his yard. He died July 2010. His shed was moved into town, remodeled, and reopened in January 2024. Now displays over 5,000 sharpeners. Report... [02/25/2024]

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Pencil Sharpener Museum

The Pencil Sharpener Museum reopened on Saturday, January 20. It is in a new building next to the Welcome Center, and includes 1,000 new sharpeners donated by the family of Frank Parades of Tampa, Florida, who died last year.

[signmanjoe, 01/25/2024]

Pencil Sharpeners.

Pencil Sharpener Museum

This is a no brainer stop. Restrooms and information and the museum is free. Probably 16 minutes or so will do you.

[Brandon, 02/28/2017]

Pencil Sharpener Museum.

Pencil Sharpener Museum

Cute and unique museum - easy to get to - it's right by visitor center.

[Angie Wilkinson, 05/28/2016]

Pencil sharpeners.

Pencil Sharpener Museum

We rushed in the door of the Welcome Center six minutes before closing time on a Sunday. The less-then-happy worker told us the museum was already locked up for the day, but when she realized how far we traveled she relented and got the key for us. This is definitely worth a stop. The little museum is housed out back of the tourist info center. Look sharp!

[Gloria Z, 04/08/2014]

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