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.
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.
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.
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.