The History Museum
Celebrating 150 Years!
Calendar of Events

The Museum Boutique Open House
March 17-19, 2017

Discover old and new finds at The History Museum’s revamped gift shop. Timeless cloches in a variety of colors, classic paper doll books—all signed by author and illustrator Norma Lu Meehan—vintage tea sets perfect for your next party, and antique artwork and home décor.  Peruse and uncover these treasures and more at The Museum Boutique! Come by the open house and receive 15% off all merchandise, in celebration of The History Museum’s 150th anniversary.

Kidsfirst Blooms
April 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Kids can celebrate spring and nature at nine stations of fun interactives. The event is taking place in conjunction with Downtown South Bend's Egg Stravaganza. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5/youth, free/adults, $12/family, and $3/members. Reservations are suggested.

Oliver Mansion Specialty Tour: The White Glove Tour
April 15, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

On this behind-the-scenes tour of the 38-room Oliver Mansion, led by Deputy Executive Director Brandon Anderson, you can view items not seen on regular tours. The curator will open closets, cupboards, drawers, cabinets, and more. The tour is limited. Reservations required; called 574-235-9664, ext. 232. $25/general; $20/members.

Insights in History: The South Shore
May 3, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

John N. Parsons, Vice President of Planning for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, also known as the South Shore Line, chronicles their double track project and the history of the railroad. Admission is $3 or $1 for members. Reservations are required by May 1.


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