Porter County Museum
153 S Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 465-3595
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.
From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Take a thrilling tour of haunted stories, legends, and lore from Porter County this October! The Porter County Legends and Lore Bus Tour will travel to four sites throughout the county. Tours are presented by the Porter County Museum and Southlake Limousine Services.
Hear about haunted happenings in the old jail of the Porter County Museum, tour the Union Street Cemetery by flashlight, meet up with Diana of the Dunes, and much more! Enjoy snacks, beer for the evening and plenty of eerie stories. Seating is limited.
From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
This traditional Mexican holiday will be commemorated with a variety of family friendly activities throughout the day.
Visitors to the POCO Muse can participate in various games, decorate sugar skulls, and make paperless picadors to hang at the Porter County Museum. Traditional foods will also be available. All visitors are invited to partake in a tradition of honoring their loved ones by placing paper marigolds on the community altar.
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration @ the POCO Muse is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy this festive fall season together!