Welcome to Our Site

Welcome to the site of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum! We hope you enjoy your tour and will consider attending in person when you can! La Porte County is rich in history and the wonderful museum reflects that. The La Porte County Historical Society Museum hosts many events and exhibits each year; from re-enacting the Civil War to filling an acre of land with old cars, permanent exhibits to special current exhibits, there is something for everyone!

What's Happening at the Museum

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Special events

Christmas Ornament Painting Party


  The La Porte County Historical Society Museum will be hosting yet another fun painting party. This time, participants have their choice of which Christmas ornament they wish to paint; either the Door Prairie Barn or the Michigan City Lighthouse. Instructor Dori Huber will be teaching the class on Saturday, October 20th from 1 PM until 3 PM in the meeting room at the museum. All supplies will be provided. Cost is $20 each which includes admission to the museum.

   Reservations are strongly encouraged by calling: 219-324-6767, and leaving your name and how many people are expected to attend. Take home a beautiful ornament depicting a La Porte County landmark and have a fun afternoon!