Elkhart County Historical Museum

304 West Vistula
Bristol, IN 46507


About Us

The historical society is proud of the fact that the museum is considered to be one of the top ten local history museums in the state of Indiana. The Elkhart County Historical Society owns the collection which can be seen in the thirteen display areas of the museum. The displays are arrange by both theme and period. The Elkhart County Historical Museum is housed in the historic Rush Memorial Center in Bristol, Indiana. Placed on the National Register in 1991, the building originally served as the county's first consolidated school. The historical society is the official repository for government records which are stored in the museum's archives. The museum also contains a working genealogy library.


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