Indiana Military Museum
Jeep collection at the Indiana Military Museum.
The Indiana Military Museum entrance sign.
Backstory and Context
The Indiana Military Museum was founded in 1984 by Knox County Superior Court Judge Jim R. Osbourne, who serves as the museum’s director and curator today. It began as a small collection that has grown steadily over the years. The collections present at the Indiana Military museum are the following: artillery and weapons, armor, soft-skinned vehicles, aircraft, and uniforms from different military engagements. There is also an extensive collection dedicated to General Alexander Haig and a Pearl Harbor exhibit. In 2019 a new annex was built to display vehicles and artifacts that previously could not be displayed. The Indiana Military Museum offers educational programs and research opportunities.
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