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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 Northwest 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.

Amenities:

  • Non-Smoking
  • Eco/Outdoor Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicap Accessible

Events:

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Saturdays @ PoCo Muse

Dates: January 20 - December 15, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

On the third Saturday of each month, the Porter County Museum features a story that is given a special emphasis. These are often exhibit openings, highlights of future exhibit topics, or developed community projects and partnerships.

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Behind the Scenes Night

Date: Wednesday, April 25
5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. (CT)

This evening open house event takes place in three different locations, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Additionally, both tours require the ability to navigate stairs. Tours of 16 Indiana Avenue with Executive Director Kevin Matthew Pazour will occur at 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. Each tour will embark from the Montague/Urschel Gallery at the rear of 20 Indiana Avenue. Tours of Collections Processing and Storage with Coordinator Sarah Berndt will occur at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m. Each tour will convene near Prehistoric Porter County in the PoCo Muse at 153 S. Franklin Street.