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La Porte County Historical Society Museum

2405 Indiana Ave, LaPorte, IN 46350-6062
+1 219-324-6767
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Not Your Typical County Museum

This is a great county museum with a lot to offer because of their great variety of artifacts. The... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
jr2017H2O
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Valparaiso, United States
A must see.

You and your family will love this Museum. Very , Very educational for people of all ages. You... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
LARRY M
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2405 Indiana Ave, LaPorte, IN 46350-6062
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Reviewed 30 October 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 9 August 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.

Thank LARRY M
Reviewed 13 May 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
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is such a great museum - LaPorte County is very blessed to have such a beautiful building to house some truly wonderful artifacts. Please do not be swayed by an April review that called this museum "a doctor's car garage"! Yes there are some...More

Thank annlivegreen
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Um, very disappointed. Yes, they were nice cars - loved the Delorian. No, I didn't appreciate the fact that it's owned by a rich local doctor and his family and they are charging admission to see their parked cars!!!! No, it's not cool. The name...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I took our sons to the museum one chilly spring day. I am a native to LaPorte but had not been to the museum since it was in the County Complex building. It was such a wonderful surprise. All of the wonderful...More

Thank Noodle13
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Staff is very friendly and the curator has helped me in the past when I did research. Many items have a local county connection. Along with the county historical collection is a privately owned display of antique and vintage automobiles. I highly recommend a visit...More

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 8 February 2017

While the local artifacts are nice, the handgun collection is one of the most unique in the country. And...there are not many places where a Tucker automobile is on display.

Thank greenacres2012
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was on a lark that my wife and I decided to stop in here one day. Great decision. Beautiful mansion. I was a little surprised by the price of admission because the last two smaller county museums we were in did not charge anything...they...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great place to spend a few hours. Took a boy scout troop, and our guide managed to keep Tiger Cubs interested for over an hour which is pretty impressive. Very cool cars and lots of local history.

Thank hmbkessler
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