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Elkhart County Historical Museum

304 E Vistula St, Bristol, IN 46507-9489
+1 574-848-4322
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Local History at its best

We remembered when this was a school than a place to hold wedding receptions and now a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Theresa F
Good collection, updating desirable

AS the signs telling people what they are seeing are often missing, it would be useful to have a... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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The Elkhart County Historical Museum strives to tell the stories of the many people, places, and events that make up the history of Elkhart County. We are dedicated to preserving and fostering appreciation of the history of Elkhart County and the larger region. We believe that a broad knowledge of the past is essential to understanding and improving the present. The museum offers exhibits for all ages, educational programs, and a local and family history library.
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22 Oct 2017
“Local History at its best”
12 Mar 2017
“Good collection, updating desirable”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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304 E Vistula St, Bristol, IN 46507-9489
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+1 574-848-4322
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We remembered when this was a school than a place to hold wedding receptions and now a wonderful museum for local history and events. The museum offers permanent displays as well as displays that focus on major events from our local history.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

AS the signs telling people what they are seeing are often missing, it would be useful to have a guide, perhaps just a 70-something who can recognize old things.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I had just moved to Bristol and saw there was a museum so I stopped I was quite surprised to find out that it was free to get in! The history that's inside there is incredible. I love the vignettes that they created and it...More

Thank Rita F
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

A visit to the Elkhart County Historical Museum is a great side trip when visiting any of the other local attractions. Located in the former Bristol Highschool just across from the Bristol public Library, and a large riverfront park with a fhistoric cemetery and a...More

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