Topic: Westchester Museum

  • Exhibit Preview at the Westchester Township History Museum

    On March 29, at 2 pm, the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton, will open its exhibit doors to the public for a preview of the new exhibit area, a sneak peek at some of the design panels, and a look at the new temporary display “Needlework Through the Ages.” Refreshments will … Continued

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  • The Sunday Nature Series will conclude at the Westchester Township History Museum on Sunday, August 12, at 2 p.m.  The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion, located at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.  Light refreshments will be served.   Adults are invited to join Chuck Roth, owner of Chesterton Feed and Garden, when … Continued

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  • Dune Days Summer Camp at the Westchester Township History Museum

    Summer Camp for grades 4 and 5 is coming to the Museum!   The Westchester Township History Museum will host its seventh annual summer history camp, Dune Days, July 16 – 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon each day.  The program is free of charge.  Registration at the museum is necessary as the event … Continued

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  • Father Knows Best: A History of Father’s Day Exhibit at the Museum

    How did Father’s Day originate in the US?  Visit the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton, from June1-23 and learn the answer while browsing the Father Knows Best: A History of Father’s Day exhibit.   Enjoy the slideshow honoring Westchester Township dads – including stepfathers, grandfathers, father figures, and adopted fathers.  Browse … Continued

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  • Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes Exhibit at the Museum

      Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes is the title of the new summer exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. The exhibit will open June 1 and will continue through September 1.   The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Avenue, … Continued

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  • Who’s Who and What’s What Exhibit at Westchester Township History Museum

    Who’s Who and What’s What? is a display of unidentified photographs from the archives of the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. The exhibit will run from May 1-19.   The museum has hundreds of photographs in its archives, many of which are of unidentified dates, people, events, and/or places.  The community … Continued

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  • Sunday Nature Series at Westchester Township History Museum

    The Sunday Nature Series will resume at the Westchester Township History Museum on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m.  The series will take place one Sunday per month through August. The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion, located at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.  Light refreshments will be served. Local plant expert David … Continued

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