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Discover Downtown Wapakoneta!
Images of America - Wapakoneta is a wonderful pictorial history book written by a local author, Dianne Knipp. This collectible is available at many downtown shops and the Chamber of Commerce. DWP collaborated with the author to create this treasure.
In 2011, Wapakoneta was named as Ohio's Best Hometown by Ohio Magazine. Read the article here.
Auglaize County Courthouse
201 Willipie Street
With $8.5 Million in renovations completed in 2013 the Auglaize County Courthouse has become even more of an attraction in Wapakoneta. Its original details were restored and two upper floors were added to increase space and use of the building. Check out the photos here or stop by to see the 1894 structure in person.
15 Willipie Street
Nightly showings at 7pm & 9pm
Whether you have time to watch a film or just want to bask in the neon glow check out the Wapa Theatre's spectacular marquee on Willipie Street. Local property owners invested over $80,000 for new lights and neon tubing to make the historic 1930s lights shine bright again.
Hungry for something different? Stop by the Downtown Farmers' Market in Belcher Park Saturdays from 8am to Noon May-October.
203 Perry Street
From Tuesday morning storytime to its Summer Reading Program there's always something for young and old at the Auglaize County Public District Library. Its main branch is located in downtown Wapakoneta.
500 Apollo Drive
Wapakoneta native, Neil A. Armstrong, became the first man on the moon on July 20, 1969. See his legacy and more about Ohio's contributions to space and aviation at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum just off I-75.
Armstrong Boyhood Home
601 W Benton Street
Do a drive-by tour of the house where the famous astronaut grew up. Please remember this is a private residence and can only be view from the sidewalk.
206 West Main Street
Tours Sunday-Tuesday from 1-4pm.
Owned and operated by the Auglaize County Historical Society the Wapakoneta Museum houses artifacts from the history of the town and the surrounding county.
30 E. Auglaize St.
P.O. Box 1604
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
419-738-6807 or 1-877-258-9335