118 S. Meridian St, Suite C
Portland, IN 47371
The Glass Museum opened for the season on May 1. The Museum is known for being one of East Central-Indiana’s hidden gems. We welcome you to explore the Museum’s over 8,000 glass piece collection! This includes glassware and memorabilia that have recently been introduced into the collection during the off season. The Museum’s glass collection began over 40 years ago! This distinct collection consists of glassware from over 110 factories worldwide, including Indiana Glass, Kokomo Opalescent Glass, Factory Molds, Factory Presses, Stained Glass and much, much more!
Dunkirk is known for its industrious past involving glassmaking, especially throughout the Gas Boom Era. The Museum has arranged to host a variety of special traveling exhibits designed to showcase Dunkirk’s links to glassmaking and its magnificent past.
The special traveling exhibits hosted at The Glass Museum in 2013 include:
Don't forget to plan a special outing to attend Dunkirk's Glass Days Festival, which is slated from May 29th through June 1st. Located in downtown Dunkirk and a block away from the Museum, this festival includes live music, community contests, fair rides and numerous food and craft vendors.
The Museum and Gift Shop staff warmly invites you to stop in and visit us from May 1st through October 31st. The hours of operation are: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; and Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Admission is $2.00 for adults aged 13 and older and free for those aged 12 and younger. The Museum is conveniently located at 309 South Franklin St., Dunkirk, Indiana 47336. For more information about the Museum, please visit our newly designed website at: www.dunkirk.lib.in.us/the-glass-museum.php or call 765.768.6872!
Eastern Indiana has everything from racing to theater...from historic sites to live sporting events. Whatever your interests, there is something here for you!
Whether you dream of cross-country skiing on a crisp winter day, wandering through peaceful gardens in the spring, picnicking by a covered bridge in the summer, or hiking under a golden dome of leaves in the fall, the Right Side of Indiana is the Right Place for Your Getaway!
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Portland, IN 47371
Saturday, May 18th
Loblolly Wildflower Safari
Loblolly Marsh 10:00am to 12:00pm $3.00/person
Join a Limberlost naturalist for a stroll along the Loblolly Marsh trails focusing on the beautiful and varied spring wildflowers – what they are and how man and animal use them.
Saturday, June 29th
Limberlost Trail Blazer 5K Run/Walk
Loblolly Marsh 8:00am
This Family 5k Cross-country Run/ Walk gives participants a chance to explore nature and offers the opportunity to learn about the Limberlost Swamp restoration projects. Please visit indianamuseum.org/limberlost for more details.
Saturday, July 13th
Loblolly Marsh Pavilion 9:00 to 11:00am $3.00/child Adults free
Join the Limberlost Naturalists on a quest to capture and identify some of the “joint-legged” creatures of the Loblolly Marsh. We go beyond bugs to include other critters like spiders, daddy long-legs, rollie-pollies, millipedes, and crawfish.
Saturday, September 21st
Loblolly Marsh Pavilion 7:00 to 9:00 pm $3:00/person
Come explore the marsh as the sun goes down. Take a twilight hike, enjoy an animal presentation, and roast marshmallows around a campfire!
Sunday, October 6th
Loblolly Bird Hike
Loblolly Marsh 9:00 to 11:00am $2.00/person
Join a Limberlost naturalist for a leisurely hike along the Loblolly Marsh Trails to observe both resident and migratory birds.
Saturday, November 2nd
Marsh After Dark
Loblolly Marsh Pavilion 7:00 to 9:00pm $3.00/person
Take a night trail hike. Enjoy an animal presentation and meet live animals. Listen to animal stories told around a campfire. Participate in the Firelight Theater Variety Show. Finish off a night of nocturnal adventure with a marshmallow roast.