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Wabash County Historical Museum Video

Wabash County Historical Museum in Wabash, Indiana

Wabash County Historical Museum in Wabash, Indiana


The Wabash County Historical Museum in Wabash, Indiana is better than what you’re thinking–and bigger, too!

Let me tell you why even non-history loving folks will enjoy this Wabash County Museum. For starters, it’s not so much looking at the same sort of display multiplied by the hundreds. Nope, this one is different.

Wabash County Historical Museum in Wabash, Indiana

Instead, there are many interactive features and unusual displays–less glass booths and loads more creativity. You can get up close and personal to many of the items here. Don’t you just love that? It really makes history come alive! It isn’t just something you read about, it is something you can feel, touch, and consider.

For example, there’s a rope you can pull to hear a train whistle and a switch to flip to light up the Wabash County Courthouse–Wabash was the first electrically lighted city IN THE WORLD you know! There’s also a train table with a great set-up, a fossil dig, and the chance to hop onto scooters for a “tour.” It is all so clever!

The rotating monthly displays on the upper level make it even better! Well, I could go on and on about what an awesome museum this was but I’ll let you check out the video for now. It’s a small taste of what this great attraction has to share.

Watch Wabash County Historical Museum in Wabash, Indiana on YouTube or below.

Small Towns: Destinations, not Drive-Thrus! I’m Jessica Nunemaker and THIS is little Indiana!

Just don’t forget to tell ’em that  little Indiana sent you!

Wabash County Historical Museum
36 East Market Street
Wabash, Indiana 46992
260.563.9070

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Special thank you to the Wabash County Convention and Visitors Bureau for hosting our time at the museum. Opinions remain mine and mine alone, as always. 

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About the Author:

Jessica Nunemaker is the Owner of Little Indiana.com. More than a website, Little Indiana is a book, "Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations" (IU Press) awarded first place in the "Best in Indiana Journalism for a Nonfiction Book" by the Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Little Indiana is also a bi-monthly newspaper column in a local paper and a PBS segment on the former Emmy award-winning program, "The Weekly Special."

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