Cultural Centers

Winona History Center

The Winona History Center tells the story of beautiful Winona Lake from 1895 – 1968. The museum includes four galleries located within historic Westminster Hall on the campus of Grace College. Visitors will learn about the development of Spring Fountain Park, Winona’s significance as a Chautauqua site, the energetic evangelist Billy Sunday, and gospel music

Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum, Inc.

Located in the Syracuse Community Center across from Lakeside Park, the Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum is a popular attraction. We have had visitors from as far away as India with the Lake being the main attraction. Our Museum is small but people pleasing. No one goes away without talking about at least one thing. It is

Pound Store Museum

Opened for the first time in 1838 as an Indian trading post, the Pound Store Museum is the county’s oldest commercial building. Named for long-time owner John Pound, the store was recently renovated by the Kosciusko County Historical Society. The Pound Store Museum is located across the road from Rookstool’s Pier Shop.

Old Jail Museum

The Old Kosciusko County Jail houses the County Historical Society and Genealogy Library. Wonderful displays, a small gift shop and free daytime tours are available. Want to check out the spirits that remain? Paranormal tours can be scheduled by contacting wiprs@hotmail.com

Lawrence D. Bell Aircraft Museum Inc.

Our museum houses the personal memorabilia of Lawrence D. Bell that was willed to the town of Mentone. We have three helicopters on site. A guided tour is provided to educate adults as well as children of the early aviation history of which Lawrence Bell was an important part.

Etna Green Museum

Come discover the history of the town of Etna Green at this museum in Heritage Park. There are many items from the Etna Green School Alumni along with the basketball teams’ memorabilia. The museum is in Heritage Park. Before you leave town, be sure to see the Mural painted by Robert A. Hudson at Remembrance

Chautauqua-Wawasee

Chautauqua is RARE programs – Recreation. Arts. Religion. Entertainment. We are excited and honored to be a member of the Chautauqua Network. Based in Oakwood Park on the shores of Lake Wawasee, we are committed to the communication and implementation of the Chautauqua concept by supporting all people in the development of their full intellectual,

Billy Sunday Home Museum

Billy Sunday, former player for the Chicago White Stockings and preacher who galvanized religion to fight social evils, settled in Winona Lake in 1911. The Billy Sunday Home Museum holds the Sunday family’s belongings. Come to the Winona History Center in Westminster Hall, 105 Ninth Street, Winona Lake, for exhibits on Billy Sunday and a