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Porter County Museum

Address

153 S. Franklin St., Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact

Phone: (219) 465-3595

About

Once the sheriff’s residence and local jail, the Porter County Museum is now home to North- ern Indiana’s largest collection of area history and treasures. Exhibits are displayed through- out the building and change often—because they’re always finding new artifacts, every trip is a fresh adventure.

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Events:

We Are Porter County Series has been added to your travel planner!
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We Are Porter County Series

Dates: February 13 - October 13, 2015
5:30 p.m.

"We are Porter County" will highlight the formation of the county from its founding in 1836 to present day.

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History of the Railways

Date: Thursday, March 05
5:30 p.m.

Join representatives from Taltree at the Museum as they discuss this the railroads important history and their own railway garden, one of the largest outdoor railway exhibits in the country. Learn about the history of the railroads, a transportation innovation that transformed American life. 

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Historic Home Tour

Dates: May 02 - May 03, 2015
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The Porter County Museum will host a historic tour of homes in Porter County. Featuring architectural and oral histories.

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PoCo Muse Block Party

Date: Sunday, June 21
Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Join friends and neighbors for a cookout on the front lawn of the Porter County Museum. Food, drink, fun, and museum exhibits.