Museums and Historic Sites of Elkhart (Orange Tour)

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Museums and Historic Sites of Elkhart (Orange Tour)

Bristol, Indiana 46507, United States

Created By: PocketSights Ruthmere Tours

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Experience places that inspire. Enjoy activities that engage. Take time to discover Historic Elkhart County. The tour of Museums, Historic Sites, and Gardens of Elkhart County. Enjoy your tour!

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What You'll See on the Tour

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Bonneyville Mill

Bonneyville Mill is located at 53373 County Road 131 in Bristol, Indiana. Escape the pressures of the twenty-first century and step back to the rustic charm of Indiana’s oldest continuously operating gristmill. Established in the mid 183... Read more
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The Elkhart County Historical Museum

The Elkhart County Historical Museum is located at 304 Vistula Street in Bristol, Indiana. Enjoy exhibits, hands-on programs, and an on-site research library at this historic school building turned history center. Come visit!The Elkhar... Read more
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Elkhart Environmental Center

The Elkhart Environmental Center is located at 1717 East Lusher Avenue in Elkhart, Indiana. Step into the natural world through educational offerings, Envirokids programs, and riverside walking trails. Come visit!The Elkhart Environmen... Read more
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ETHOS

ETHOS is located at 2521 Industrial Parkway in Elkhart, Indiana. ETHOS is an acronym for Encouraging Technology and Hands-On Science. ETHOS offers access to learning tools, events, and activities that steer kids to learning (and loving) sc... Read more
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The Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum

The Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum is located at 58005 County Road 105 in Elkhart, Indiana. Bring out your inner super hero with seventy years of comic books, animation art, toys, television props, and memorabilia. Visit hallofheroesm... Read more
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Havilah Beardsley House

The Havilah Beardsley House is located at 102 West Beardsley Avenue in Elkhart, Indiana. Get a glimpse of Elkhart’s entrepreneurial spirit at the 1848 home of city founder Havilah Beardsley. Come visit!The Havilah Beardsley House is ... Read more
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The Jimtown Historical Museum

The Jimtown Historical Museum is located at 59710 County Road 3 in Elkhart, Indiana. Explore life on the farm at the turn of the nineteenth century at this restored Queen Anne-style farmhouse museum. Call 574-522-3362 for more informatio... Read more
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The Midwest Museum of American Art

The Midwest Museum of American Art is located at 429 South Main Street in Elkhart, Indiana. See original paintings by Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, and Grant Wood in a beautifully renovated neo-classical style bank building. Come visit... Read more
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The National New York Central Railroad Museum

The National New York Central Railroad Museum is located at 721 South Main Street in Elkhart, Indiana. Recapture the glory days when America’s railroads were symbols of progress and prosperity. Come visit!The National New York Centra... Read more
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The RV/Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame Museum

The RV/Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame Museum is located at 21565 Executive Parkway in Elkhart, Indiana. The RV/MH Hall of Fame Museum displays vintage RVs dating back to the years before World War I. Its archival library holds nearly twe... Read more
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Ruthmere Mansion

Ruthmere Mansion is located at 302 East Beardsley Avenue in Elkhart, Indiana. Tour beautifully appointed rooms, a world-class art collection, and manicured grounds at this riverfront Beaux-Arts beauty. Come visit!Ruthmere is open April... Read more
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The Time Was Museum

The Time Was Museum is located at 125 A North Main Street in Elkhart, Indiana. Discover a treasure trove of objects and images that capture the city’s rich history in a setting just like grandma’s attic. Call 574-293-6005 for more i... Read more
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Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located at 1011 North Main Street in Elkhart, Indiana. Wander winding paths dotted with original sculpture that lead to gorgeous views of blooming summer annuals. Call 574-266-2006 or visit wellfieldgardens.... Read more
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Woodlawn Nature Center

Woodlawn Nature Center is located at 604 Woodlawn Avenue in Elkhart, Indiana. “To intimately connect as many people as possible with nature, natural history, and our future on this planet” is the mission statement for those involved wit... Read more
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Goshen Historical Museum

You will find the Goshen Historical Museum at 124 South Main Street nestled among downtown Goshen’s unique collection of century-old storefronts. Come in and experience the ambience of an actual “dry goods” retail store from the 1800s... Read more
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The Middlebury Community Museum

The Middlebury Community Museum is located at 301 Bristol Avenue (County Road 8) in Middlebury, Indiana. Delve into a charming middle-American town through displays and artifacts (be sure to visit historic Krider Garden across the street as... Read more
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The Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort

The Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort is located at 1600 West Market Street in Nappanee, Indiana. Amish Acres offers a glimpse into Amish culture, history, and heritage. Time stopped over a century ago and preserves in the Ami... Read more
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The Nappanee Center

The Nappanee Center is located at 302 West Market Street in Nappanee, Indiana. Connect with Nappanee’s native sons and daughters, from world-famous cartoonists to an Air Force One pilot. Come visit!The Nappanee Center is open Monday ... Read more
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The DeFries Gardens at River Preserve County Park

The DeFries Gardens at River Preserve County Park is located at 17477 County Road 46 in New Paris, Indiana. Explore thirtheen acres of woodlands and gardens including the beautiful blooming Calendar Garden.Call 574-535-6458 or visit Elkha... Read more
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The Wakarusa Historical Museum

The Wakarusa Historical Museum is located at 403 East Wabash Street in Wakarusa, Indiana. Experience a timeline of history touring historical buildings including a train depot, schoolhouse, and blacksmith shop.Call 574-536-1300 or visit W... Read more

 

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