Tour the 38-room Oliver mansion, complete with all original furnishings, and the Worker’s Home, a cottage reflecting life in the 1930s. Visit the national repository for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, immortalized in the film, A League of Their Own. Discover changing exhibits, and Kidsfirst Children's Museum, for the young ones in your life.
Sweet! The Wonderful World of Chocolate, Candy & Ice Cream (February 9 - December 31, 2013) -
Imagine stepping into a candy store or ice cream shop. The enticing aromas and bright colors prepare you perfectly for the taste treats ahead. Whether rich chocolate, sweet candy, or flavorful ice cream, confectioneries touch our senses in a unique way. Enjoy learning about this delectable world in our fun and colorful exhibit.
The Band of the Fighting Irish (August 17, 2013 – August 2, 2014) - Whether marching during football game halftime or performing in concerts, the Band of the Fighting Irish embodies the spirit of the University of Notre Dame through its music. Through vintage photographs, instruments, uniforms and much more, the exhibit captures the rich tradition and dedication of the oldest college band in the land and makes it easy to understand why it’s also the best!
This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone.
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