Visit The Wayne County Museum Sunday

WINSIDE – The Wayne County museum is open each weekend through Labor Day.

The museum is located at 702 Lincoln Street in Wayne and welcome all Sunday’s from 2-4 p.m.

The Wayne County museum is in a home which reflects a Victorianized Colonial style and features original woodwork, carvings and turn-of-the-century items of historical interest. The home contains four original marble coal-burning fireplaces, a built-in bookcase with curved glass doors and several stained-glass and beveled-glass windows.

The museum also features a clock that was used in the first Wayne County Courthouse at LaPorte. Other items include a desk designed for the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 and memorabilia from several historical wars. The basement is stocked full of farm-related and primitive items from around the area.

June open dates include the 16th, 23rd and 30th along with all the Sunday’s in July and August as well as Thursday, September 5.

Make an appointment for school and private tours by calling 402-375-5043 or 402-375-1513. Suggested donations to help with the museum upkeep is $5.

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