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Welcome to the Elkhart County Historical Museum

The Elkhart County Historical Museum strives to tell the stories of the many people, places, and events that make up the history of Elkhart County. We are dedicated to preserving and fostering appreciation of the history of Elkhart County and the larger region. We believe that a broad knowledge of the past is essential to understanding and improving the present. The museum offers  exhibits for all ages, educational programs, and a local and family history library. Plan your visit to the Museum today!


The mission of the Elkhart County Historical Museum is to foster appreciation and preservation of local history and culture through exhibits, educational programs, and an accessible library and archive.

The Museum is operated as a partnership between the Elkhart County Parks Department and the Elkhart County Historical Society.