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“Fun museum for all ages”

Wayne County Historical Museum
Ranked #3 of 22 things to do in Richmond
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 15 June 2014

The collection is a bit of a jumble, so you have to navigate around. It's one of those places where a wealthy donor wanted to have her collection of stuff displayed and preserved, so there are things from Africa and Europe, and even a mummy - which kids love. I'd prefer that was sent back to Egypt. Comprehensive collection of items relating to the manufacturing history of Richmond, including cars and lawnmowers, all in the former Hicksite Quaker meetinghouse.

Thank Margaret F
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

The Wayne County Museum began as a local woman's personal collection so there's a wide variety of things to see including one of Indiana's mummies. I especially like the display of custom horse shoes made by a blacksmith/ferrier for the 1893 Columbian Exposition. This is a great place for a family to visit.

Thank HistoryBuff075
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

A mix of things. Early airplane, Egyptian antiquities from back in the day when rich Westerners could acutally buy mummies and bring them to their museums. Great collection of autos from the days early manufacturers. Fascinating and well worth an afternoon.

Thank Alice D
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

I didn't expect much, but was very surprised to see all the exhibits, from airplanes, to cars, to steam engines.. GREAT time, my 10 year old enjoyed it a lot.

Thank awill48
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

If you are near the Richmond area you must stop here! For the size community (35,000) they have a remarkable historical museum. It has been lovingly cared for and is constantly being added onto. A great way to spend an afternoon!

Thank PastorTravel
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