Seymour Museum Center will open Saturday


The Seymour Museum Center will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday during the downtown Cars and Guitars event.

The museum is in historic downtown Seymour at the southeast corner of Third and Chestnut streets.

The museum will be featuring exhibits spotlighting memorabilia from local car clubs.

Also on display will be a special exhibit entitled Endangered Heritage. The exhibit gives guests examples of some of the most common dangers to objects and documents in Hoosier history collections. The exhibit also focuses on the needs of heritage collecting organizations for humidity and temperature controls, adequate storage and funds to care for their collections.

In addition, visitors exhibit will learn how they can assist the Seymour Museum Center in preserving local history.

The Indiana Historical Society developed the Endangered Heritage exhibit, and it is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The public is invited to view these exhibits and view the progress of the revitalization of the Seymour Museum Center.

Admission is free.

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