36 E Market Street | Wabash, IN 46992 | 260.563.9070
10 am – 6 pm
Friday – Saturday
10 am – 4 pm
We are closed most major holidays.
Seniors (age 60+): $3
Children (ages 6-12): $3
Active Servicemen and Veterans receive the Brigadier General Paul Bergman discounted rate of $3
Adult Group Rate (10+)
$3.00 per person
Admission is free for Museum Members. Special Services: The Museum provides handicapped access to all venues for our patrons with disabilities. Closed captioning available for the Wabash County: A Journey through Time film, and wheel chairs are available at the front desk.
WABASH CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY ARCHIVE HOURS
Tuesdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Wednesdays, 10 am to 4 pm
Thursdays, 10 am to 4 pm
Fridays, 10 am to 1 pm
Other hours by appointment.
See WCPL ARCHIVES for further information.
“Doug Konkle’s Miniature Circus” will be on display in our changing exhibit gallery until mid-August. Doug has been carving circus pieces since the mid-80s, and the amount of detail, from the wagons to the animals, will astound you. The exhibit also features memorabilia from the acrobatic team, The DeLong Sisters.
ALL STUDENT FIELD TRIPS (Pre-school through College Seniors) ARE ADMITTED FOR FREE! This includes students, teachers, chaperones, and bus drivers. School groups must book one week in advance to take advantage of this offer. See our EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES page to make your trip a phenomenal one! Also on the Educational Resources page are links to State Standards covered in the museum and information on our traveling trunks!
Now selling Whetstone Woodenware! Visit our gift shop for a variety of Wabash related items. We also have gift ideas for sports, nature, food, and history lovers, and so much more! You may shop in the museum store anytime without purchasing admission.
Another great way to support the museum has recently been made available. ShopForMuseums.com is a site that helps on-line stores give a portion of sales to museums! Clicking on this link will take you to our profile page on their site. Once you choose our museum, you can then go to a variety of on-line stores that will send a percentage of your purchase to us! This site has many partners, and stores that you regularly shop on-line are likely included in this list!
The Wabash County Historical Museum is located on the northeast corner of Wabash St. and Market St. in downtown Wabash. Parking is available on Market St., as well as parking lots on both the west and east sides of the facility.
Market St. is a one-way street with the traffic flow west bound. Take Canal St., which is one block south of the Museum, east to Huntington St., turn north one block to Market St. and turn left. The Museum is on the right side of the street. SEE MAP
The mission of the museum is to collect, preserve, document and display aural, visual, and physical artifacts which tell the history of life in Wabash County. This mission shall be driven by a passion for presentation that will attract visitors having both casual and research interests.
The museum relies on the generosity of people like you to keep its doors open. If you would like to make a contribution to the “best county museum in the state”, contact us at 260-563-9070 or email Mitch.
This website is made possible by the generous donation of David & Jane Grandstaff,
“In memory of our son, Jeff, who would have loved this!”
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