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Lake County Historical Museum

1 Courthouse Sq #205 Crown Point IN 46307 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 662-3975Website:
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The Lake County Historical Museum is open
May through October every
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tours are available by appointment.

Contact Bruce Woods
or call (219)662-3975.

Towering above the square in downtown Crown Point, Indiana, the Lake County Courthouse is still the focal point of this historical area. Today, instead of the Romanesque and Georgian style building being the center of the county government, the “Grand Old Lady” houses shops, the Maki Ballroom, professional offices including photography and architecture, Chamber of Commerce, City Court, and the Lake County Historical Society Museum. Noted by architects as one of the finest architectural expressions in Indiana, the interior as well as the exterior of this 125 year-old building has been faithfully restored to its original grandeur.

The museum houses many historical artifacts and documents that represent the history of Lake County and specifically Crown Point. The museum encompasses approximately 6,000 square feet with collections of clothing, military uniforms, Native American artifacts, tools, photographs, and documents representing every city and town in Lake County. – See more at:

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