Porter County Museum of History
Address 1: 153 S Franklin St
Zip Code: 46383
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 2 – 8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday noon – 5 p.m.
Directions: Lat: 41.4668 Long: -87.0594 From the junction of US Rte 30 and State Rte 2/Washington St, travel north on Washington St for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Indiana Ave and travel one block (less than .1 miles) to Franklin St. The museum will be on your right after the intersection.
Lat/Long: 41.4667531, -87.0597056
Included in the National Register of Historic Places, the former Sheriff's Residence and Porter County Jail are historic in their own right and home to a variety of historical treasures. Exhibits are displayed throughout the former residence and in jail cells. The Museum is open to the public Friday through Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. Tours can be scheduled by appointment - (219) 465-3595.