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Winter hours are Sundays, 1-3 p.m.

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Christmas at the Museum

Join us for our Open House on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30-7pm!

Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar with Blue Heron Winery and St. Benedict's Brew Works.

Hope to see you there!

Save our history


The museum is working on a special preservation project to save hundreds of old newspapers, photos, and textiles from further aging and deterioration.


Perry County Veterans Project

The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in cooperation with the Perry County Museum is collecting information and photos of Perry County veterans who served in the military in all branches, including the National Guard, from the beginning of the county's history to present. 

The information and photos will be compiled into a book. For veterans who served in early wars, such as the American Revolution and the War of 1812, photos of tombstones will be accepted.

Download the Form | Email completed forms and photos to

You may also mail completed forms and photos to Perry County Museum, PO Box 36, Cannelton, IN 47520.

Looking Back in History


The Perry County Court House