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Daviess County Historical Society

212 1/2 E Main St, Washington, IN 47501-2911
+1 812-257-0301
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Great Display of funeral homes and embalming!

The museum is well organized and fun to see. They have a one-room schoolhouse display, a sports... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bwmoreg
Local History

Displays include military, funerals, women, black history, schools, railroad and so much more. Try... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Zondra M
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2 weeks ago
“Great Display of funeral homes and embalming!”
22 Jul 2017
“Local History”
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212 1/2 E Main St, Washington, IN 47501-2911
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+1 812-257-0301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is well organized and fun to see. They have a one-room schoolhouse display, a sports hall and several other areas of interest. The guides are excellent! The best part is the large exhibit of the changing way the deceased were prepared and viewed...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Displays include military, funerals, women, black history, schools, railroad and so much more. Try to visit when Mr. Perkle is there for the funeral display. The display is very extensive. Family friendly. Sports fans fun to see the local teams display. My grandson age 8...More

Thank Zondra M
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I stopped by the museum while I was in town. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. I especially enjoyed finding a copy of the letter written to my great-grandfather Wm P Ellis when he was mayor; the letter documented the negotiations between the city and the...More

2  Thank jameseF3032DZ
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Its just simply wonderful learning from them of what happened so long ago i would definitely recommend it

2  Thank sisi47501
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Interesting items about Washington and Daviess County plus many exhibits. Helps to sponser other county events and helps with county wide events for the public. Vince Sellers is a knowledgeable person who adds much information to the visit.

1  Thank jamesshoup
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

Awesome place to visit; and @ only $2 a person for a guided tour, it's also a super deal. Perfect place for a family activity. They are open 12 to 5 Tuesday through Saturday.

3  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I'll say right off that this is not your standard museum with marble floors and velvet ropes to keep you away from the carefully curated displays, and it's not in a marble edifice that bears the name of a nationally known donor and a world-class...More

3  Thank BetweentheLakes
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