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Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail

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Day trip to Nashville,In

We had a nice day out. We really enjoyed exploring the old jail. Its a great place for a field trip... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Like being on Barnwood Builders West

We love visiting Nashville and Brown Cou nty but this was our first time taking in the Pioneer... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Bill D
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4 Nov 2018
“Day trip to Nashville,In”
14 Oct 2018
“Like being on Barnwood Builders West”
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice day out. We really enjoyed exploring the old jail. Its a great place for a field trip for school kids. A lot of places to eat and shopping around the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We love visiting Nashville and Brown Cou nty but this was our first time taking in the Pioneer Village. The docent was very knowledgeable and welcoming. The main buildings are period correct and the hand hewn logs are amazing. You would find it next to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There was a man that came and showed us around he even let us look in the jail. I love looking at places back in history I find it very unique how people lived.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

we stayed recently at the iris Garden cottages and were across the street from the Pioneer village,It was a fun place to walk around,I love that they have this historic place in Brown County,when you are there check it out,its worth it!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank summer6008
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Enjoyed touring this place and listening to the guide talk about craft work and how difficult life was back then - at least to our modern standards. You kind of have to look for this place as it is not on the main drag.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank SmokiesJunkie
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We visited in January and the Pioneer Village was not open, however, we did walk around the old buildings and look into windows and through doors. Very interesting, we wish we would have visited during the tour months.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were actually looking for the Holly Shop, and happened to be passing by just as the presentation about how the pioneers made fabric was beginning. The woman presenting was very knowledgable about the subject. It was cute, and would be great for kids! Made...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We gawked around the old log jail on our trip to Nashville and poked in the museum grounds. The place is hidden behind the main drag and should be seen as it is well preserved and very interesting. The museum is done in period and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank rogersober
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