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La Porte County Historical Society Museum

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Wonderful museum full of local history

We thoroughly enjoyed the last hours of our vacation to Indiana touring the museum. Incredible... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Mason, Ohio
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Fun - and Loved the Belle Gunness Exhibit

Husband and I got lost and spent way more time than we thought - when we left more than 3 hours had... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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2405 Indiana Ave, LaPorte, IN 46350-6062
+1 219-324-6767
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the last hours of our vacation to Indiana touring the museum. Incredible cars and historic pieces abound in this museum. The facility is well laid out and the staff were all friendly and accommodating. Well worth the time to visit if you...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Husband and I got lost and spent way more time than we thought - when we left more than 3 hours had gone by. My husbands two favorite things - automobiles and weapons were on display. And I loved the Belle Gunness exhibit. I think...More

Thank Melissa_October
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

This is off lincolnway (which is town on Indiana st. Very pretty building outside. I was expecting something small but this is not the case. It’s three floors of treasures. That first floor has revolving exhibit, gift shop and “rooms” to show period furniture, gadgets,...More

Thank lynne p
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Fun few hours for families. Little bit of everything from ceramics to buggies. And of course bell porter. Amazing history of laporte county. Amazing pics of the old ice trade on laporte spring fed lake chain.

Thank 637catherineo
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Took items to donate. Women at the desk not authorized to accept anything. Told we had to wait a half hour for a tour guide to finish so she could take the items. We stood in the main room and were told not to look...More

Thank BH P
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We took our 11and 9 year grandchildren to the museum and they had a blast! Our granddaughter loved looking at the doll collection and period rooms. Our grandson LOVED the cars! They both liked the church with the movable choir singing Christmas carols. My husband...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Wonderful place, especially for LaPorteans who have wandered on!!! The car collection is worth the visit...

Thank billa12143
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This is a great county museum with a lot to offer because of their great variety of artifacts. The gun collection and the Kessling car collection are standouts. The cars have all been well maintained and are a pleasure to view. The building is 3...More

Thank jr2017H2O
Reviewed August 8, 2017

You and your family will love this Museum. Very , Very educational for people of all ages. You won't believe how clean this museum is also.

Reviewed May 13, 2017

For a midsize museum they have enough of a varitey of items that will interest eveyone. I found their section on the infamous Belle Guniess fascinating, Their gun collection is to be admired.

Thank David C
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