Trap History Museum

Tours are by appointment only. Please call before visiting. 614-878-6011 -


Preserving the trapping heritage!


Located in Galloway, Ohio (a suburb of Columbus) this museum offers over 4,000 traps, from mouse to bear, and a wide variety of fur trade items such as early tools, animal baits, pack baskets, and a vast library of fur trade books. The museum is divided into five different sections: Newhouse room, Mouse trap room, European trap room, Modern trap room and the Main Section loaded with more traps along with several life size mounts of fur bearing animals, which is all part of Tom Parr’s personal collection.  Last but not least, the NATCA Museum, Inc. located at the same facility, has on loan from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 150 extremely rare traps from the late Richard Gerstell’s collection. This museum is open to the public, the hours are flexible, but please call prior to visiting.

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