Trap History Museum

Ohio to Erie Trail

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine Ways of Living

The Trap History Museum has several exhibits of traps like the one on display in this 1911 Victor Trap advertisement.

Tom Parr, the former president of the North American Trap Collectors Association, has curated the Trap History Museum—an extensive collection of mouse- to bear-sized traps. Visit the museum in Galloway, Ohio, to learn more about the history of trapping innovations and the fur trade in the Americas.


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