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Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

20 Red Skelton Blvd.

(for GPS use 100 W. Portland Ave.) Map

Vincennes, IN 47591

812-888-4184

(See detailed driving tips below)

Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 10:00-5:00 and Sunday Noon-5:00

Museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays

The museum offers guided and self-guided adult and school tours.

Reservations:

Reservations are preferred for all group tours. One week notice is required in order to receive the group discount.  Tours are approximately 60 minutes and are available Tuesday-Saturday.  To book your tour call our Museum Store at 812-888-4184 or the Vincennes/Knox County VTB at 812-886-0400

 

Admission cost:

Adults $8             Seniors $7           Students $5        Group Tour rate $6          School groups $3

The First Sunday of every month is Summers Sunday in honor of Dr. Phillip Summers, with free admission for all guests.

 

Accessibility:

The museum is accessible for guests with special needs.  To arrange for accommodations, speak to a member of the staff prior to arrival.

 

DRIVING TIPS FOR VISITING THE

                  RED SKELTON MUSEUM OF AMERICAN COMEDY

 

·       Vincennes is located at the junction of three (3) main Highways in Indiana.   They are N/S Hwy 41, N 67 and E/W Hwy 50.

·       Hwy 67 merges with Hwy 41 approximately one mile N of Vincennes city limits.  Hwy 41 is interchangeable with 6th Street entering the city at the first stop light.

·       Traveling from the east, Hwy 50 splits, stay right merging into Hwy 41.  Continue merging right lane toward the 6th Street Exit ramp.

·       Traveling from the west and crossing the Red Skelton Bridge proceed, exiting right on ramp and merging with 6th Street.

·       Traveling from Illinois on Old Hwy 50, crossing the Memorial Bridge, on Vigo Street, continue to 6th Street then turn left at the stoplight.

·       6th Street is the friendliest connecting street to the Red Skelton Museum.  It runs N/S within Vincennes.

·       Traveling from N or S of city look for the St. Clair Street stop light intersection.  From North turn right.  From South turn left.  Continue four blocks to 2nd Street turn right. 

·       One block on the left is Red Skelton Boulevard.  Look to your left at second building “ The Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  

·       The Museum is located on the circle drive and parking is available in the lot across the street.