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Cedar Lake Historical Association Museum

Closed Now: 15:00 - 18:00
Open today: 15:00 - 18:00
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Went here just recently with my cousin after seeing an article in the Hammond Times awhile back. We... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Linda G
Dyer, Indiana
Great source for local history and a wonderful view.

A must see! Interesting artifacts in a unique building with it's own story to tell. Fun activities... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Cedar Lake, Indiana
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25 Aug 2018
31 May 2018
“Great source for local history and a wonderful view.”
The Cedar Lake Historical Association (CLHA) provides an escape to the past for visitors and residents through our unique programs, special events, and history museum on the shores of Cedar Lake, Indiana. CLHA takes a 3-part approach to executing...more
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Cedar Lake Town Grounds Complex, 7408 Constitution Avenue, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
+1 219-390-9423
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Went here just recently with my cousin after seeing an article in the Hammond Times awhile back. We had 2 wonderful tour guides; Lou Ann & Ron. Very friendly & knowledgeable. Loved it. Well kept up, interesting, well worth going! I would definitely recommend this!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

A must see! Interesting artifacts in a unique building with it's own story to tell. Fun activities for families as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dawniegirl79
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The museum is so fun to do a walk through. Each room is themed and perfectly decorated. If you're from Cedar lake or just enjoy antiques, you should come here.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank swils2017
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Each room of this famous hotel is filled with interesting memorabilia with pictures and articles from it's past. A must see!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank gingermitch
Reviewed 26 October 2016

So Interesting! The Armour Brothers (think hot dogs!) owned this building to house ice workers. In 1919 the building was dragged across the lake, to become the museum. Learn the connection of Dr. Scholl and John G. Shedd (Shedd Aquarium) to Cedar Lake. Learn about...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank carolo22CL
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stop by here , it's a small place , and second floor still in decorating .however ,spent sometime on the small beach instead .still enjoyed the time on the beach .

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Crystal Q
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to the Red Cedar museum. Each room has a different theme from the past from dr office to an old barbershop. The guides are very knowledgeable with the local history.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank IllinoisPussycat
Reviewed 26 October 2015

When you visit the museum, you learn so much about Cedar Lake history. It is neat to learn about the ice house, train to and from Chicago, the rich and famous that used to stay at the museum when it was a 5 star hotel....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank littleindiana
Reviewed 7 August 2015

In all fairness, this is a place that is still in the growth stages. Only the first floor is finished, but there are a total of 64 rooms, so there is still a lot to see. Each room is set up to represent a different...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Kidsfirst1
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I never knew so much about Cedar Lake history until I visited this museum. You should definitely give this place a try. Look first on line to see what current hours are.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Christine M
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