Eager to know more about local history, but don’t have a lot of time? Stop by this free flash tour between 12p/2p on Saturday, January 27, to get the abbreviated […]
At the Porter County Museum, there is always something exciting to learn and experience. The Museum has a collection of artifacts spanning centuries and has been actively acquiring objects, histories, and stories for almost 100 years. Our exhibits and programs highlight Porter County’s rich history, and have much to tell visitors about our community’s past, present, and future. We hope that when you visit our museum, you leave with a better understanding the unique character of Porter County, along with its diversity, vibrancy, and beauty. We hope that you carry these insights into your personal lives and neighborhoods, continually educating, enriching, and inspiring communities.
There is something for everyone at the Porter County Museum. You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy our unique collection. Adults are invited to examine artifacts from our nation’s past. Children are invited to learn the history of the community through our hands-on, interactive displays. Whatever your age or interest, you are sure to hear a good story when you visit the Porter County Museum. Hope to see you soon!
Meet intern Sophie Hanson and see the hidden treasures she has unearthed from PoCo Muse storage. Hear all about her experience from the last month during her 2p presentation. Seating […]
The Porter County Museum invites you to create a free handmade ornament based on examples of popular holiday tree decorations from the late 1800s. Learn about local and national influences […]
Enjoy the sounds of the season as you mingle with PoCo Muse staff, board, volunteers, and other members as you create your own 1940-themed holiday post card! View a selection […]
Join Steve Mockler and Kevin Matthew Pazour for a guided walking tour of Valparaiso’s Old City Cemetery. Tour will begin at the front gates of the cemetery on Union Street […]
Todd Zieger, Northern Regional Director of Indiana Landmarks, will present a history of the Century of Progress homes brought to Beverly Shores in 1935. The current efforts to restore the […]
Join PoCo Muse Executive Director and Porter County Historian Kevin Matthew Pazour for a special twilight tour of Washington Street on Sunday, September 24, at 5p. Ever wonder about the […]
Join Ron Cohen and Steve McShane on Saturday, September 16, at 2p as they present the history of the South Shore Railroad & the South Shore poster marketing campaign collected […]
For the third year, the Museum will host an antique car show on Saturday, August 19 from 1-4p. While at the Museum, chat with local automobile enthusiasts about their cars, […]
Get a sneak peek of the progress being made inside PoCo Muse @ 20 Indiana Avenue in downtown Valparaiso on Saturday, July 15. The former Fidelity Title Company building was […]