Lubeznik Center for the Art

101 Avenue of the Arts (W. 2nd Street)

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 874-4900

A leading cultural force in NW Indiana and SW Michigan.  Newly renovated facility with breathtaking galleries, educational studios and The Gallery shop.  Exhibitions year-round, in addition to presentations, art classes and outreach programming

$3.00 suggested donation

Tue – Fri. 10am – 5pm

Sat – Sun. 11am – 4pm; Closed Monday

Old Lighthouse Museum

1 Washington Park Marina

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 872-6133

Original 1858 light station structure, eight display rooms, Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, era of sailing ships, local history and more.

Adults $3.00; Additional $1.00 for Lantern Room visit; $1.00 for high school students; $0.50 for grad school students; Tues – Sat 1pm – 4pm

Great Lakes Museum of Military History

360 Dunes Plaza

West US Highway 20

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 872-2702

Displays of military memorabilia from all eras including frequent military vehicle displays, uniforms, photos, edged weapons, posters, medals, firearms, research library, archives and more.

Adults $3.00; Veterans, seniors and children age 8-18 $2.00; Children 8 and under free

Tues – Fri 9am-4pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 12pm – 4pm; Closed Mon


Barker Mansion & Civic Center

631 Washington Street

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 873-1520

The house that freight cars build.  This turn-of-the-century mansion built by millionaire railroad industrialist John H. Barker features art objects, original furnishings, rare woods.  Special Christmas tours and summer teas.

Adults $4.00; 18 and under $2.00; Guided tours available year-round: Mon – Fri 10am, 11:30am, 1pm

Dunes Summertime Theatre

288 Shady Oak Drive

Michigan City, IN 46360


Lovely indoor theater tucked in the woods. Performances June, July, Aug, Sept.  Dunes Art Foundation provided adult and children’s  theatrical productions.  Call for schedule.

Footlight Players, Inc.

1705 Franklin Street

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 874-4035

Amateur community theater providing live entertainment since 1950.  Performances generally

LaPorte County Historical Society

2405 Indiana Avenue

Laporte, IN 46350


With more than 80,000 items on display, this museum houses LaPorte County family heirlooms, a collection of antique firearms and the Kesling Automobile collection .

Tues – Sat 10am – 4:30pm

Adults $5.00, children 12 -17 $3.00, children 12 and under free.