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Interact with Indiana History

Visit our one-of-a-kind regional museums and historical sites to bring local history to life! Whether you're exploring family heritage or simply along for the ride, you'll find plenty of fun tidbits around Southern Indiana.

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Historic Sites

Experience a piece of history by visiting on our our historic sites!

Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites photo

Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites

The Corydon State Historic Site commemorates the history of Indiana’s first state capitol. Visit the federal-style li...

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Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site photo

Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

Take a guided tour of William Culbertson’s luxurious mansion to learn about his family, life, and philanthropy. Event...

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French Lick Resort photo

French Lick Resort

Home to two nationally historical hotels, three challenging golf courses, two rejuvenating spas, impressive meeting v...

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George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Largest federal monument outside of Washington, D.C., the massive granite memorial is located on the site of the form...

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Grouseland – Wm. H. Harrison Mansion and Museum photo

Grouseland – Wm. H. Harrison Mansion and Museum

Grouseland is the former home of Wm. H. Harrison and his family during his term as Governor of the Indiana Territory,...

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial photo

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Learn about the lives of Abraham Lincoln and his pioneer family, who lived on a farm site that is now a National Park...

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LST 325 Memorial photo

LST 325 Memorial

The LST-325 is the last fully operational WWII Landing Ship Tank (LST) in existence. She is open for tours seasonally...

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Lyles Station Historic School & Museum photo

Lyles Station Historic School & Museum

Recognized as one of the last remaining African American settlements in Indiana, Lyles Station was founded by free bl...

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Monastery Immaculate Conception photo

Monastery Immaculate Conception

The monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The grounds include seren...

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Reitz Home Museum photo

Reitz Home Museum

Return to the days of Victorian elegance and grandeur by touring the historic Reitz Home Museum. Described as one of ...

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Saint Meinrad Archabbey photo

Saint Meinrad Archabbey

Saint Meinrad Archabbey is a peaceful and spiritual place with beautiful grounds and the opportunity for prayer with ...

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Santa Claus Museum and Village photo

Santa Claus Museum and Village

Visit the Santa Claus Museum & Village to step into the town’s fascinating history. Explore a collection o...

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Shubael Little Pioneer Village photo

Shubael Little Pioneer Village

The Shubael Little Pioneer Village includes hewn-log vintage homesteads, a blacksmith shop, a carpenter’s shop, The T...

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Spring Mill State Park photo

Spring Mill State Park

In the early 1800s, settlers found an industrial village near the flowing water from several cave springs. As they ex...

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The Post Restaurant photo

The Post Restaurant

Located in the heart of Tell City in the historic Post Office. Enjoy the best fish tacos around while relaxing in thi...

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Vincennes State Historic Sites photo

Vincennes State Historic Sites

Tour original Territory Capitol building used by the legislature as well as the Jefferson Academy, Elihu Stout Print ...

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West Baden Springs Hotel photo

West Baden Springs Hotel

West Baden Springs Hotel is one of two historic hotels at French Lick Resort. It was built in 1902 and renovated in 2...

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Museums

Explore a wealth of regional and specialty museums to quench your thirst for learning!

Daviess County Museum photo

Daviess County Museum

See various exhibits that demonstrate what Hoosier life was like in the early 1900s. Discover a school room replica, ...

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Dubois County Museum photo

Dubois County Museum

50,000 square foot museum showcasing the history of Dubois County, Indiana.

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Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science photo

Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science

The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science houses a permanent collection of more than 30,000 objects, inclu...

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Evansville Wartime Museum photo

Evansville Wartime Museum

During WWII, our nation’s military went into battle with airplanes, ships, tanks and munitions manufactured in ...

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Falls of the Ohio State Park & Interpretive Center photo

Falls of the Ohio State Park & Interpretive Center

Hike on 390-million-year-old fossil beds, the world’s largest exposed Devonian fossil beds. The interpretive ce...

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French Lick West Baden Museum photo

French Lick West Baden Museum

Experience the area’s rich history circa 1900-1930. See the room-sized miniature Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. Lear...

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Harrison County Discovery Center photo

Harrison County Discovery Center

This museum experience is unlike any other – a place of magic and discovery that brings Harrison County’s history fro...

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Henager’s Memories & Nostalgia Museum photo

Henager’s Memories & Nostalgia Museum

Named the “Loneliest Museum in America.” by Roadside American, this museum is a quaint collection of artifacts and me...

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Historic Newburgh Museum photo

Historic Newburgh Museum

Newburgh was founded in 1803 and has a history of a river town, civil war history and much more.  Visit the website t...

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Howard Steamboat Museum photo

Howard Steamboat Museum

Experience the historic steamboat era in this 22-room Victorian mansion. See replicas of ships built by the Howard Sh...

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Indiana Military Museum photo

Indiana Military Museum

The museum is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of military artifacts in the midwest spanning the Civ...

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Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum photo

Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum

Take a relaxing look back into history with 13 Lincoln-era replica cabins in memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s year...

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Lyles Station Historic School & Museum photo

Lyles Station Historic School & Museum

Recognized as one of the last remaining African American settlements in Indiana, Lyles Station was founded by free bl...

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Museum of Coal History photo

Museum of Coal History

Coal had a major influence on Warrick County in Indiana, and throughout the U.S.  This museum provides a look at coal...

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Reitz Home Museum photo

Reitz Home Museum

Return to the days of Victorian elegance and grandeur by touring the historic Reitz Home Museum. Described as one of ...

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Santa Claus Museum and Village photo

Santa Claus Museum and Village

Visit the Santa Claus Museum & Village to step into the town’s fascinating history. Explore a collection o...

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Shubael Little Pioneer Village photo

Shubael Little Pioneer Village

The Shubael Little Pioneer Village includes hewn-log vintage homesteads, a blacksmith shop, a carpenter’s shop, The T...

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Vintage Fire Museum photo

Vintage Fire Museum

This nationally known collection of fire engines and artifacts tells the story of firefighting in the U.S. since the ...

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Other Destinations

Celtic Cross photo

Celtic Cross

Nestled in the hills of Rocky Point, this Celtic Cross is one of the most amazing pieces of art you’ll ever see...

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Gibson County Barn Quilt Trail photo

Gibson County Barn Quilt Trail

With over 225 hand-painted blocks adorning the Gibson County landscape, the Gibson County Barn Quilt Trail provides t...

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Huntingburg Historic 4th Street photo

Huntingburg Historic 4th Street

Shop antiques, home décor and furnishings, trendy clothing, outlet stores, and more in downtown Huntingburg.

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Huntingburg League Stadium photo

Huntingburg League Stadium

When you enter the gates of historic League Stadium in Huntingburg, IN, home of the Bombers, you may think you’ve ste...

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Lincoln Amphitheatre photo

Lincoln Amphitheatre

Lincoln Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue inside Lincoln State Park. Nationally touring acts perform May through Octob...

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Lincoln State Park photo

Lincoln State Park

This scenic 2,026-acre park was established in 1932 as a memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s mother, Nancy Hanks. Rec...

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O’Bannon Woods State Park photo

O’Bannon Woods State Park

The O’Bannon Woods State Park lies in the central and extreme southern part of the state, bordering the Ohio River. T...

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Princeton Train Depot/ Gibson County Visitors Center photo

Princeton Train Depot/ Gibson County Visitors Center

Built in 1875, the Princeton Depot is the only remaining depot structure in Gibson County. Once housing the C&EI ...

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Schimpff’s Confectionery photo

Schimpff’s Confectionery

Live candy demonstrations at Schimpff’s show visitors how candy has been made by hand for 125 years. The histor...

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Squire Boone Caverns & Village photo

Squire Boone Caverns & Village

Rediscover Squire Boone caverns park with their new cave tour featuring never seen before views. Guided one hour walk...

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The Log Inn photo

The Log Inn

The historic Log Inn Restaurant was built in 1825 as a trading post and stage coach stop and is recognized as the old...

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon Business and Innovative Theatre opened its doors on December 1, 2020, giving new purpose to the original...

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