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Address: 200 Battleground Ave, Battle Ground, IN 47920
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+1 765-476-8411
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The Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum and adjacent memorial commemorate the...

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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Nice quiet memorial

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Morris, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Grandma341
Summerville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 the Museum. @$5 per person, $20 was a bit too much at 3pm in the... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the battle went, so to truly understand what happened here you must visit the museum.... More 

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Denver, co
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The memorial was wonderful, and the museum told the story, but it felt a little like personalities and people were missing. I was expecting it to be like Little Big Horn, to be honest. And I think it wouldn't hurt to include stories of the Indians, and to include their names on the memorial.

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North Judson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Three of us decided to spend a day site seeing around Tippecanoe County. The museum is very informative...showing artifacts of the area prior to 1811 as well as details of the battle and its aftermath. After the museum, we walked around the fenced battleground viewing markers and picturing what happened, based on the light show inside. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This place has improved since I was here last. The museum is much improved! The staff were very professional and also very nice. They took the time to let me listen to a couple of songs before I bought an cd. I also really enjoyed the exhibit of rifles. It helps me visualize what they look like when I'm reading... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

was staying in valparaiso for the weekend, drove the 100 or so miles to visit the museum, was worth the drive, nice displays and interactive exhibits. Gift shop has good selection of souvenirs and books. Was raining very hard that day so wasn't able to explore the monuments outside. admission was only $5.

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Cunot, IN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

My husband and I were recently, went on a day trip. When we came across the museum, the battlefield is fenced in and has a beautiful memorial commemorating, the battle and the men who fell there. The old growth trees are magnificent, many of these silent sentry's were there during the battle. The museum, is small, but worth the five... More 

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