The Museums of Porter County, a group that promotes local museums, has
published a new brochure entitled “South of the Indiana Dunes: Visit the
Museums of Porter County.”
Copies of the new brochure are available free of charge at the Indiana Dunes
Tourism Visitor Center, the Chesterton Art Center, the Westchester Township
History Museum, the Brauer Museum of Art, the Alton Goin Museum, the Beverly
Shores Art Gallery and Depot Museum, The Porter County Museum, the
Valparaiso Fire Museum, the Hour Glass House Museum, the Stagecoach Inn and
Panhandle Depot Museum and the Indiana Dunes State Park.
The colored brochure includes photographs and information about the nine
museums located in Porter County.
It also provides listings for the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana
Dunes National Lakeshore.
All of the museums are free of charge, although two are available by
The Indiana Dunes State Park charges an entry fee and the Indiana Dunes
National Lakeshore charges a fee at West Beach during the summer, but
otherwise its various sites are free of charge.
The new museum brochure was funded through a grant from the Porter County
Convention Recreation and Visitors Commission and through contributions from
the member museums.
information about the Museums of Porter County, call the group’s
coordinator, Jane Walsh-Brown, at the Westchester Township History Museum,