|Location||260 N. Fourth St., Columbus, Ohio|
|Public transit access||6, 9, CMAX|
Engine House No. 16
Interactive map highlighting the museum's location
|Area||Less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements|
|NRHP reference No.||95000580|
|Added to NRHP||May 11, 1995|
|Designated CRHP||May 9, 1983|
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