Things To Do

Atop the column of Perry's Victory and international Peace Memorial is a bronze urn.
Visit the Memorial

Rising 352 feet above Lake Erie, The Memorial dominates the views. Learn what requires a fee and what is free, how to get tickets, and more.

Circle drive in front of a tan building with a green roof and memorial column rising in the blue sky
Visitor Center at Perry's Victory

Begin your visit watching a 15 minute video, exploring exhibits, attending a ranger program and purchasing tickets to the Memorial.

Sea wall retains water in front of the Memorial column under a blue sky with clouds
Special Events

From carronade weekends to celebrations of art and history, the park always has special events for visitors.

NPS Park Ranger fills a counertop display with Junior Ranger Books
Kids and Youth Activities

Junior Ranger books are available in the visitor center. Find out what other programs are designed for kids!

A young woman in a hat & dress era 1812 is seated behind a small table with period household items,
Ranger Programs

Summer is busy with daily ranger talks, weekend historic weapon demonstrations, first-person presentations and nature camp

Line of people in War of 1812 fire muskets. In the foreground is a muzzle of a carronade.
Historic Weekend 2024

September 6th to 8th. Join the 211th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie. Click for the 2024 Historic Weekend schedule of Events.

Man standing on a wall with a fishing pole cast into Lake Erie with ominous clouds

Bring your own gear, a valid Ohio fishing license (not required for children under 16), patience, a conservation attitude and have fun.

a sunrise photo looking southward across the isthmus of South Bass Island in Lake Erie
Lake Erie Islands

South Bass Island is known for Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial. What is important about the other Lake Erie Islands?

a blue-black tree swallow looks left has a mouthful of insects, holds onto the hole of a birdhouse
Nearby Nature Attractions

A state park, many nature preserves, historic landmarks and a nature center will keep you busy when not at the Memorial. Check it out.

Last updated: May 7, 2024

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Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


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