We are open!!
Stop by during regular hours, Tuesday – Thursday 10-4, to see our newest exhibits!
Research is also available by appointment, phone 812-372-3541, to schedule.
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED NOVEMBER 8-12 IN PREPARATION FOR OUR 5TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREES THROUGH TIME/CHRISTMAS MEMORIES EXHIBIT WHICH WILL RUN FROM NOVEMBER 29 THRU DECEMBER 22.
We are following CDC guidelines for Covid recommendations.
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Get hands-on experiences with programs and classes that introduce and share our fascinating community history! (Let’s plan!)
PLAN A VISIT
Visit us in downtown Columbus to view the exhibits, research your family history, or get answers to all your questions! (Let’s discover!)
LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
See the 16 HP Reeves Steam Traction Engine in action!
WHY STUDY HISTORY? HERE’S WHY…
FUN FOOTNOTES IN COUNTY HISTORY : PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU & ME
This Third Street scene was taken many years before the Commons was even a dream. These buildings were located between Washington and Jackson Streets. It is believed the man in the photo is Mr. Beatty.