Ruthmere Museum-Havilah Beardsley House

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At Ruthmere Museums Campus, your students experience two fascinating and very different historical tours.  Explore the area's natural geography, the story of Elkhart's founding and a legacy of the entrepreneurial spirit at the 1848 Havilah Beardsley House. The Beardsley family story continues in grand style at the 1910 Beaux Arts masterpiece Ruthmere Mansion, where a world class fine art collection, antique cars and historic gardens showcase a highpoint in Elkhart culture.  Young eyes and ears will amaze at the 1916 Choralcello, a player piano/organ that is a feast for the senses.  Have your students experience where history, art and architecture come together to create an unforgettably educational field trip.  

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302 East Beardsley
Elkhart, IN. 46514

Phone: 574-264-0330
ext. 102

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