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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!

LST 325 Memorial photo

LST 325 Memorial

Called the ship that own the war by Churchill, the LSTs were essential in sea-to-land invasions and many were built i...

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Martin County Historical Society, Martin County Museum

The Martin County Historical Society and Museum is located on Capital Ave in Shoals. This group is the caretaker of m...

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Museums

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

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Daviess County Museum

Featuring displays of sports memorabilia, local history, and a large funeral exhibit of mortuary science through the ...

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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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Martin County Historical Society, Martin County Museum photo

Martin County Historical Society, Martin County Museum

The Martin County Historical Society and Museum is located on Capital Ave in Shoals. This group is the caretaker of m...

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Museum of Art, History, and Science

Visit one of Southwestern Indiana’s most established cultural institutions. This general museum maintains a per...

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Other Destinations

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....

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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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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 exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. The park’s renovated i...

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French Lick Resort

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

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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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George Rogers Clark National Historical park photo

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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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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Historic New Harmony Guided Tours

Historic New Harmony Tour guide you through the town where it makes stops at both Harmonist and Owen periods sites su...

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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

This 22-room, Victorian mansion looks back to the historic steamboat era and the ships were built in the nearby Howar...

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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 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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Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum photo

Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum

Tour 14 Lincoln-era replica cabins and a museum filled with hundreds of fascinating artifacts from the area’s h...

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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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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

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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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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Squire Boone Caverns & Village photo

Squire Boone Caverns & Village

Rediscover Squire Boone caverns park in 2017 with their new cave tour featuring never seen before views. Guided one h...

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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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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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Haunted New Harmony Ghost Walks

Join Paranormal Investigator and Author, Joni Mayhan as she takes you on a flashlight tour of some of New Harmony's m...

October 6 - October 30
New Harmonony, Indiana
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19th Annual Dulcimer Chautauqua on the Wabash

Global Crossroads is a multicultural festival that celebrates food, music, education and culture from all over the gl...

October 19 - October 22
New Harmony/Thralls Opera House
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Rosenvolk Festival

This German medieval festival will feature more than 20 acts of music and amusement.  There will be full contact jous...

October 20 - October 22
18th Street Park
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