Newburgh Museum cuts ribbon on new location


NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT)– A museum in downtown Newburgh unveiled their new location Saturday afternoon. The museum had its official ribbon cutting for the public and welcomed people into the new space. For the holidays, they have changed the exhibits to follow the book “the night before Christmas” exhibits highlighting the town’s history were also on display for people to enjoy.

Organizers say they’re pleased to share the history with the community.

“The first time I was in here and there were probably 25 children sitting on the floor listening to one of our dosens tell them about Newburgh history and I saw adults walking around with other dosens being told about the exhibits, it all just came to life,” Kate Fischer says.

The museum is open Fridays through Sundays in the new building off of state street.

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(This story was originally published on December 6, 2019)

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