The college town welcomes you to explore its historic attractions and educational tales. The McGuffey Museum was built in 1833 by William Holmes McGuffey, a Miami University faculty member, compiled the first edition of the McGuffey Eclectic ReaderHis Reader taught lessons in reading, spelling, and civic education by using stories of honesty, hard work, personal respect, and more standards alongside illustrative selections from literary works.
With a proud emphasis on education, history, and arts, Oxford also features the Oxford Community Arts Center which features rehearsal and display space, and the Miami University Art Museum and Sculpture Park featuring five changing galleries and a robust 10,000 piece permanent collection.
Visit Oxford and find yourself immersed in a community culture rich in history, art and education. And don't forget to root on the RedHawks!
Entertainment and excitement await you in Butler County! West Chester features the world's largest indoor train-themed entertainment center, EnterTRAINment Junction. This family-friendly attraction displays over 90 G-scale trains riding over two miles of track.
EnterTRAINment Junction is also home to the A-Maze-N Funhouse, a circus midway experience featuring the region's only mirror maze, a discombobulating spinning vortex tunnel, a hilarious tilt room, a confusing curtain maze, a claustrophobia hallway, an illusory endless corridor and more!
Don't forget to stop by IKEA for all of your modern stylish furniture needs. This sleek home furnishing store offers a unique shopping experience. Follow the arrow-laden floor through departments featuring kitchen utensils, luxurious bedroom escapes, luminous lighting fixtures, and more. With more than 10,000 exclusively designed items, you won't leave empty handed.
Being the only IKEA in Ohio, there are 52 room settings, three fully furnished home interiors, a free children's supervised play area, and a 350-seat restaurant serving the best Swedish Meatballs around!
West Chester is the dining mecca. From fine dining options like Jag's Seafood & Steak to casual family fun snacks from Bruster's Real Ice Cream & Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, you've got to grab a bite! Fuel up with unique cuisine and get exploring West Chester.
Visit West Chester for fun and exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment.
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Butler County, Ohio, is a place where families grow, businesses prosper, history is preserved, and new friends are made! Butler County's richly diverse communities are home to some of the most unique and one-of-a-kind attractions in the world. With everything from thrilling outdoor sports activities to modernly chic shopping hot-spots.
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