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Remembering Red!

This is a really nice museum based on Red Skelton's life and career. It is really presented in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Butch E
Nashville, Tennessee
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On our way from Champaign IL to Cincinnati OH. My Husband heard of this place so we had to stop. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Charles, Illinois
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20 Red Skelton Boulevard Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN 47591
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Red Skelton. Performance Arts Center offers discounts for seniors at $7. Other pay $8. If you are a comedy lover, it is well worth the price to tour the facilities. Check times before going. His real name was Richard Bernard “Red” Skelton and was born...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice museum based on Red Skelton's life and career. It is really presented in a logical way and has quite a trove of memorabilia, especially many of the actual costumes of his main characters. You can spend from 45 minutes to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our way from Champaign IL to Cincinnati OH. My Husband heard of this place so we had to stop. I am glad we did. It was so interesting and even fun. And yes we were in there longer then a couple of hours. Did...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned to spend an hour or so but after almost two hours we were "come and see this!"/"no....you come see this first!" The place is full of clips fr/ his old radio shows, television bits--fr/ his shows and others, movies, as well as live...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed September 8, 2018

If you like Red Skelton, you'll like this place, and I can't imagine that anyone doesn't like Red Skelton. Good overview of his life and career with several interactive exhibits.

Thank Denny G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Charming museum full of memorabilia of The Red Skelton show and his family history. It brought back lots of memories. There are many pieces of his artwork also there, and his child hood home just east of the museum.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Well worth the stop. EAsy to find. I loved this place. He was a great man that loved to make people laugh. He never forgot where he came from and his humble beginnings. He is the picture of a true American.

Thank Traveling38915
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Such a pleasant surprise and well worth the trip!....The museum is comfortable, entertaining....can sit and watch a video clip in a cool theater.....enjoy some interactive activities.....visit the Red Skelton gift shop and take a peek at the beautiful Red Skelton theater. Its located on the...More

Thank Randi M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

You may take pictures (without flash) at this fun museum (just 5 years old) with interactive areas throughout the museum that kids and adults alike will enjoy taking part in.Besides the video you watch at the start, there are also several tv monitors throughout the...More

Thank PSMish
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This place is lovely. Staff is friendly, really lets you get a peak into Reds life. He was a genuinely funny man. Starts with a 10 min video, then you can walk around and look at pics, read the stories on each pic. You can...More

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The Red Skelton Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 and Sunday Noon-5. Closed Monday. There is also a gift shop with memorabilia in the front of the museum, plus a large bronze of him in the theater attached.