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Marshall County Historical Society, Museum & Crossroads Center

Marshall County Historical Society, Museum & Crossroads Center

    The Marshall County Historical Society, Museum and Crossroads Center is centrally located in the heart of historic downtown Plymouth. The historical society is the keeper of information, with digitalized records that make uncovering information and photographs a breeze! The museum, the storyteller, recounts the tale of Marshall County with interactive and contemporary hands-on exhibits, that bring its history to life! Discover the Crossroads Center, a wing of the museum dedicated to communicating the impact of transportation on the development of trade and commerce in Marshall County. Take a road trip in the Crossroads Center as the interactive illuminated map illustrates the county’s five historic highways and byways, colorfully spotlighting their routes, three of which connect the Atlantic to the Pacific, crossing right here in our community! Other popular exhibits include a model Train Room with a 40-foot track equipped with push-button controls engaging visitors to operate features along the track with other hands-on activities in every corner. A favorite destination is the County of Champions Sports Room celebrating boys and girls high school sports. Vintage lockers serve as exhibit space, a restored gymnasium scoreboard helps set the tone, iPads easily pull up vintage sports photos and recent videos of coaches, players and fans that shaped the history of high school sports in the county can be viewed from wooden bleachers. Exhibits evoke emotion and a thirst for knowledge as well as an appreciation for what makes Marshall County, Indiana unique. Brown Bag Lunch speakers, open houses and special events remind visitors that looking back helps us move forward! A kid’s hands-on Farmer’s Market encourages exploration in the Gallery and the 40-ft. interactive model train layout operates every Saturday from 11 AM – 1 PM! Equipped with a state of the arts Genealogy Research Library, the Marshall County Museum is open Tues-Saturday 10-4 PM. The museum is closed on Sundays, Mondays and county holidays.

    123 North Michigan Street, Plymouth, IN 46563
    Marshall County Historical Society, Museum & Crossroads Center