4134 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN 46628
Phone: (574) 232-3200
Fax: (574) 232-7100
Arts & Museums
The History Museum is housed in a beautiful Victorian structure. The museum's various exhibits portray the region's vibrant history.
Offers many interactive displays to help children learn about the brain and the body. HealthWorks! is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturdays from Noon-4:00 pm.
Over 114 years of Studebaker history is featured at this museum.
Pears Mill a working flourmill with a giant waterwheel and leather belts used to drive the millstones. You can watch flour being milled there nearly every weekend during the summer.
The Fort St. Joseph Museum in Niles is housed in the carriage house of the historic Henry A. Chapin mansion and features a large display of Potawatomi and Plains Indian artifacts, French and English period firearms and 18th and 19th century cooking utensils. The museum commemorates the fort, a French military post built on the St. Joseph River in the late 1600s.
This museum holds a large collection of native plants and animals, including the most complete mammoth skeleton found in the state.
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Beaux Arts Mansion offers guided tours from April 1 - December 31. They are open Tuesday thru Sunday.
This interesting and educational museum celebrates the history of the area with a variety of displays and exhibits.
Offers a collection of paintings, prints, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, and photographs of significance in the history of American art. George Luks, Robert Henri, Norman Rockwell, Grant Wood, Grandma Moses, and Thomas Sully are but a few of the noteworthy artists represented. In addition to its permanent collection, the Midwest Museum offers eight to ten stimulating temporary shows each year.
Elkhart's National New York Central RR Museum recaptures the days when locomotives were symbols of progress, and ambassadors of goodwill across the country. The museum is open Tuesday thru Sunday.
Designed by Dr. Roger Pecina, a retired dentist, as a part of his dream of increasing tourism in Cassopolis, the Sinclair Gas Station Museum features almost all artifacts from the iconic gas station of the '50s. Including objects like an original Life magazine sporting a cover of Dr. Martin Luther King, a period radio, stamps and many more, the museum makes for an interesting visit. The only reproduced objects in the museum are a Garage sign that says, “Since 1952” and a personalized can. Dr. Pecina is the founder of Mahogany Outfitters and has also designed the Hardway Garage, a gallery for vintage boats and cars.