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Did you know that in Shipshewana/LaGrange County you can travel through 500 years of the Amish/Mennonite story in an afternoon? Or that the LaGrange historic Courthouse Square features Friday evening music at the Gazebo? Browse the activities that celebrate and honor Shipshewana/LaGrange County history and culture.

Menno-Hof

Menno-Hof

Menno-Hof is the perfect place to start your visit in Amish Country. Multi-image presentations and historical environments offer a glimpse into the life and history of the Amish and Mennonites. Tour is educational and interactive with hands-on ...more

T: 260-768-4117  | W: View Website

Hostetler's Hudson Museum

Hostetler's Hudson Museum

Step back in time as you stroll leisurely through our showroom of magnificent Hudson vehicles that will delight both young and young at heart. Our shining tribute to Hudson automotive history is a "must see"!

T: 260-768-3021  | E: jrhostetler@shipshewanatowncenter.com | W: View Website

Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort

Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort

America's Complete Amish Heritage experience. Explore Amish Acres 80-acre farm featuring historic interpretation through guided tours of the only Old Order Amish farm listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy live musical theatre and ...more

T: 800-800-4942  | W: View Website

Studebaker National Museum & Center for History

Studebaker National Museum & Center for History

Step back in time to the golden age of automobiles, admire the nation's largest Presidential Carriage collection, including Abraham Lincoln's, view many one-of-a-kind classics, the iconic post-war cars known for their breathtaking designs, and vast ...more

T: 574-235-9714  | W: View Website

Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Museum

Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Museum

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum is indisputably the "home of the classics," honoring three extraordinary motoring marquees from America's golden age of the automobile. The museum is situated in the factory showroom and administration building of the ...more

T: 260-925--1444  | W: View Website

Center for History

Center for History

The magnificent museum campus is anchored by the Center for History, showcasing Copshaholm, which is an elegant 38-room Victorian mansion, plus a charming cottage reflecting the 1930s, a gallery that chronicles local history, a gallery of Notre Dame ...more

T: 574-235-9664  | W: View Website

Elkhart County Historical Museum

Elkhart County Historical Museum

The historical society is proud of the fact that the museum is considered to be one of the top ten local history museums in the state of Indiana. The Elkhart County Historical Society owns the collection which can be seen in the thirteen display areas ...more

T: 800-860-5949  | W: View Website

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historical Site

This State Historic Site is the second home of the Hoosier author. Visitors will learn about Gene Stratton-Porter's works and the things that inspired her. Guided tours, Nature walks, Gift shop, Visitor Center, Formal garden. "Open Year Round"

T: 260-854-3790  | W: View Website

Greenfield Mills, Inc.

Greenfield Mills, Inc.

Indiana's oldest commercial water-powered flour mill and the two hydro-electric generators even provide electricity to a dozen customers in and around the community of Howe. Arrange for a one-hour tour and you'll follow locally grown kernels as they ...more

T: 260-367-2394  | E: mazda9291@gmail.com | W: View Website

LaGrange County Courthouse

LaGrange County Courthouse

The structure was constructed in 1878. The courthouse of red brick and Indiana limestone is one of Indiana's most beautiful restored courthouses. The bell tower shines above the skyline and attracts people to the center of the town of Lagrange.

T: 260-499-6314 

Mid-American Windmill Museum

Mid-American Windmill Museum

No group is too large or too small! Guided or self-guided tours can be arranged by calling the museum. Whether it's to see an example of every Flint and Walling Mill manufactured, an Elgin, Fairbury or Dempster or perhaps see our Power Mill we have ...more

T: 260-347-2334  | W: View Website

National New York Central Railroad Museum

National New York Central Railroad Museum

Elkhart's National New York Central RR Museum recaptures the days when locomotives were symbols of progress, and ambassadors of goodwill across the country. The Museum was founded in 1987 and is an ever growing preserver of both local and national ...more

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Ruthmere Mansion

Ruthmere Mansion

Once the centerpiece of Elkhart society, Ruthmere has been lovingly restored to offer a window into the "Gilded Age." As you tour rooms lushly appointed with period furnishings, take note of the one-of-a-kind details and the world class fine and ...more

T: 574-264-0330  | W: View Website

RV/MH History Hall of Fame Museum

RV/MH History Hall of Fame Museum

Located in the RV Capital of the World, where more recreational vehicles and manufactured housing is produced than anywhere else in the nation. This museum showcases the growth, history and accomplishments of the recreational vehicle and manufactured ...more

T: 574-293-2344  | E: rvmhhall@aol.com | W: View Website

Shipshewana Area Historical Society

Shipshewana Area Historical Society

Historical Society located in renovated one room Farver School in uptown Shipshewana. Visit displays of artifacts from Chief Shipshewana and the early town as well as surrounding communities. Open May 1- Nov 1, Tues and Wed 1-4 pm. Call for ...more

T: 260-768-3030  | E: sahs1889@gmail.com

The Howe School

The Howe School

Established in 1884 THS is a boarding school and day school for boys and girls in grades 7-12. The 1902 Chapel and Howe Mansion are on the National Registrar. Tours by reservations.

T: 260-562-2131  | W: View Website