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Wayne County Historical Museum

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Great historical trip.

Me and kids love to visit the museum. SO many attractions and things to learn. Wonderful place... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
BriansReviews1980
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Richmond, Indiana
Mummy oh my.

Really nice museum in Richmond. We enjoyed the antique cars and visiting the mummy attraction. Will... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
broughtonfamily611
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

This museum, housed in an historic former Quaker meeting house, was a local heiress's legacy to the town ( and home to her collection of curiosities and finds from around the world) Her journals about lands far and wide are also very interesting to read,...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Wayne County Historical Museum has an odd mix of exhibits, from a display of a hundred kinds of horseshoes to a few locally-manufactured cars, and of course the famous mummy. There ought to be *something* to interest you here!More

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cynthiaK507BB, Administrative Assistant at Wayne County Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you! Of the 14 Models of cars manufactured in Richmond, IN we have 9 representations in our Car Wing. There are only 2 privately owned Mummies in Indiana and they are both in Richmond, IN of which we have one that has been on...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Me and kids love to visit the museum. SO many attractions and things to learn. Wonderful place. Must go.

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cynthiaK507BB, Administrative Assistant at Wayne County Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your great review!

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice museum in Richmond. We enjoyed the antique cars and visiting the mummy attraction. Will visit again soon.

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James H, General Manager at Wayne County Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for visiting with us. We enjoy getting our stories out to our visitors.

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We have tried to take the grandsons each year for the past few years (ages 4, 6, 8). This year was the best yet. There was lots of candy stations and games. Decorations were well done and not too scary. The boys can't stop talking...More

Thank Dawn J
cynthiaK507BB, Administrative Assistant at Wayne County Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience at our Haunted Museum. Be sure to check for details about our event this year; we are planning a few changes to get the Adults entertained as well. Maybe an Adult night or having the Not so Scary Fun...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a museum full of everything to light up your imagination from an Egyptian mummy to antique cars and so much in between. Visiting this museum will not disappoint visitors. Staff is great and grounds are beautiful.

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cynthiaK507BB, Administrative Assistant at Wayne County Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Wow, Thank You so much for the Kudos; we greatly appreciate it!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

I don't usually give 5 stars, but this museum is such a treat. So many different things I can't begin to tell you. From a mummy to the 1st flying car . They did a wonderful job on displays and info about the items. Staff...More

Thank Penny F
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words. The staff puts their passions into everything they do. Also our great volunteers makes it all work.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I visit the museum often with kids from my job. I love that it is kid friendly and has interactive things for kids to do. It is also a great place to go back in time.

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family a d they took us to thus museum and the kids really enjoyed it. They have a mummy and it was really cool to see. I think the kids were having the most fun trying to find the hidden mummies throughout...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

What an interesting, diverse and comprehensive collection of cool stuff!!! Fromt he old cars to the mummy to the doll house to the ladies' dresses from different nations, to the myriad other neat exhibits. I thoroughly enjoyed slowly lingering over every piece. Well done!!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were visiting in town and had a rainy day. While looking for something indoors to do we came across this gem. Full of interesting artifacts including stone age tools, old cars and even an Egyptian mummy! They have a 'town' set up in the...More

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