Object Collection                                                                                     

The Elkhart County Historical Society’s Object Collection features furniture, textiles, household items, artwork, tools, military items, dolls and toys, and architectural fragments. In addition, visitors can browse our collection of reference books to learn about historical subjects from agriculture to textiles, or consult our reference files and books to learn more about material culture.

Of our 30,000 objects visitors can view many of the items on display in our 11 permanent exhibits and 2 temporary exhibits. Additional objects are resting in our state of the art climate controlled storage facility. Visit our Current Exhibits page for more information.

Please contact the museum if you are interested in learning more about our Object Collection and conducting reserach.