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Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum

200 Battleground Ave, Battle Ground, IN 47920-7026
+1 765-476-8411
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Great, unique attraction

Very interesting to stop in and really devote some time to reading and learning about a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G H
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New York City, New York
Pivotal, but Almost Forgotten Battle in American and Native American History

Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! A campaign slogan that references a battle that is almost forgotten... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
interceptpubs
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Columbus, Indiana
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The Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum and adjacent memorial commemorate the nationally significant Battle of Tippecanoe, November 7, 1811. The Museum focuses on the Battle, early settlement and nineteenth century Native American life styles. The Park includes a Nature Center, picnic shelter and other picnic areas, and the trailhead for the Heritage Trail, a 13-mile long linear trail that runs through Lafayette and West Lafayette. The Museum Store includes items such as books, clothing, historic patterns and souvenirs. The Museum and Museum Store are open year around. Please call or check the website for hours.
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200 Battleground Ave, Battle Ground, IN 47920-7026
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to stop in and really devote some time to reading and learning about a very important footnote in history which happened right in the middle of Indiana. Worth the $5 for museum admission and the time to go through and learn it all....More

Thank G H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! A campaign slogan that references a battle that is almost forgotten today. In 1811, Native Americans were in trouble - a seemingly endless wave of white settlers were fanning out from their initial footholds on the East Coast. Every year it...More

1  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 8 June 2017

nice museum on the property. Interesting monument as well. There are hiking trails on site as well. Lots of artifacts from the time period showing what life was like back then. Story boards about the indians that were there, and why they clashed with the...More

Thank stevenenglish
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A nice museum with enthusiastic staff. Grounds are well kept and while the battlefield is fairly small, it is quite interesting with several monuments. Great diorama in the museum with a electric light battlefield presentation - old school, love it!

Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A beautiful property on which the battle occured in 1811. There are grave stones for some of the officers killed there, but sadly, none for the American Indians who died. Read the signs to learn about the battle. The oak trees are estimated to be...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Nice fairly small Indiana early 1800s memorial. You can walk over a bridge over a creek to see the battlefield! Monuments have interesting information on them! Appears that they have activities but was there in off season.

Thank 1tinsoldier
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This museum was filled with artifacts and history related to the war between Tecumseh and the military. Well worth the time.

Thank Grandma341
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting, but not really much there. It would be lovely for a picnic. We didn't get a chance to see the museum (it was closed the day we were there). Would come back to see it, though.

Thank Parker B
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the memorial at Tippecanoe Battlefield. small place but well maintained. Only 15 minutes from Purdue. Learned some American history not covered in my high school history classes. It's a quick trip unless you opt to go into the museum. Gift shop looked bigger than...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This museum is located right across the parking lot from the actual battlefield site. The battlefield itself is not much to see with the exception of the large monument. There is no signage on the battlefield site explaining the significance of the site or how...More

1  Thank Jason P
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