Category: Museums





500 Museum of Wheels

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums

1025 Ohio St. Terre Haute, IN (812) 239-0580 Hours: Friday 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (or available by appointment) Call for group tours-open to the public Race Cars-Passenger Cars-Memorabillia. Map It

CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

1532 S. Third Street (812) 234-7881 http://www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org/ The museum exists to educate children and adults about the effects of hatred and prejudice. Exhibits emphasize the lessons of the Holocaust: families, forgiveness and perserverance. Tues-Sat 1 pm-4 pm. Email: info@candlesholocaustmuseum.org Map It

Clabber Girl Museum and Country Store

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

9th & Wabash Avenue Downtown Terre Haute (812) 232-9446 http://www.clabbergirl.com Bakeshop: M-F 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Country Store & Museum: M-F 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Early American Kitchen, 19th Century Street Scene, Antique Indy 500 Race Car, Wheels in Motion *Free Admission* Culinary Courses-Cooking Demonstrations every Saturday in Demonstration […]

Eugene V. Debs House Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

Home of Eugene V. Debs, labor leader, socialist presidential candidate, and human rights advocate. Founded in 1960s open 1 to 4:30 pm Wednesday through Sunday, and by appointment. The home was built in 1890 Free admission. Closed holidays.

Farrington Grove Historic Residential District

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums

The largest of Terre Haute’s National Register-listed historic districts, this neighborhood contains some of the earliest and most prominent residential architecture in the city.

Fire-Police Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

8th & Idaho Streets (812) 235-9865 or 234-0233 http://www.terrehaute.in.gov/departments/fire-department/fire-police-museum See the first motorized fire truck used in Indiana and other exhibits, displays and collections of fire-fighting equipment, including a fire pole and an operational fire alarm system. Also see Terre Haute’s first horse-drawn ambulance operated by the Police Department in 1885. Memorabilia from 1910 to […]

Native American Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

Explore the culture of people that first inhabited the United States. Enjoy exhibits, culture, education, heirloom & wildflower gardens. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays, Mondays, Election days and holidays

Paul Dresser Memorial Birthplace

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums

First Street & Dresser Drive (812) 235-9717 This pre-Civil War home of Paul Dresser was relocated to Fairbanks Park. Dresser, who wrote Indiana’s state song, “On the Banks of the Wabash” was the brother of author Theodore Dreiser. Open limited hours during the summer. Groups by appointment. Free admission. Map It

Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums, Recreation

Sisters of Providence C/O Providence Welcome Center 1 Sisters of Providence St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876 Contact phone number for tours 812-535-2952 for rental of facilities 812-535-2946 (812) 535-4531 http://www.provcenter.org The welcome center for the Sisters of Providence. Features include dining services, the Sisters of Providence Heritage Museum and gift shop. It is also home of the […]

Sheldon Swope Art Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums

Renovated in 2003, the museum is located in a historic 1901 Italian Renaissance Revival building, and features works from late 19th and early 20th centuries. Collection highlights include works by American artists Edward Hopper, Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, Andy Warhol, and Robert Motherwell. Closed Sun-Mon & national holidays

Terre Haute Children’s Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums, Science

727 Wabash Ave. (812) 235-5548 Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission General Admission: $7 Children Under 2: Free Groups of 15 […]

Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute

Posted on Jul 01 in Attractions, Museums

Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute 1129 Wabash Ave. 812-208-1396 Email: brianm@superior-cabinet.com This 2000 sq. ft. Museum is filled with a variety of military memorabilia from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq, and Afghanistan, with the sole purpose of preserving our proud military heritage and honoring our Veterans in such a way that […]

Vigo County Historical Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, Museums

Built in 1868 as the home of William H. Sage. Exhibits include Victorian Room settings, a Military Room, Country Store, 1900′s Pharmacy, Toy Shop, and School Room. A Coca-Cola Corridor commemorates Terre Haute as the birthplace of the famous contour Coke bottle. Hrs. Tues-Sun 1-4 pm;closed January. Free admission.

Vigo County Public Library

Posted on Jan 31 in Arts, Attractions, Museums

1 Library Square 7th and Poplar Streets (812) 232-1113 The library contributes to and participates in local, regional, state and national library networks facilitating computerized bibliographic exchange, interlibrary loan, and other resource sharing initiatives. Map It

Wabash Valley Railroaders Museum

Posted on Jan 31 in Attractions, History, Museums

A tribute to the men and women who work or worked for the railroads of the Wabash Valley. One of the features is an 1880′s vintage Terre Haute & Indianapolis Railroad Depot.