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“a dynamic part of the Museum’s campus”
The Evansville Museum Transportation Center is a dynamic part of the Museum’s campus. The exhibitions of EMTRAC interpret transportation in Southern Indiana from the latter part of the Nineteenth Century through the mid-Twentieth Century. Divided into four areas, visitors first enter River/Rail/Aviation Hall. Highlights of this exhibit include an interactive riverboat pilothouse, an exhibition recalling Evansville’s first contact with aviation, and a turn-of-the-century waiting room that overlooks the Museum’s historic railroad. Upon departing River/Rail/Aviation Hall, visitors step out onto a train platform that is home to the Museum’s train. On exhibition at the Museum since 1967, the train provides people with an opportunity to examine the exterior and interior of three historic railroad cars--a 1908 0-6-0 steam switch engine, a fully equipped 1926 club car, and a circa 1900 caboose.
This small museum has some remarkable pieces of art which you would never expect in a town so far from say Chicago. Some famous names which I can recall are Lautrec, Titian, Rembrandt, and Fred... Read more
Recently spent a couple of nights in Evansville for a quick getaway. The downtown area is very nice with the walking path along the river. As we were walking we saw the Museum and decided to see... Read more
So I'm the type of person who likes a little bit of everything, it's why I love buffets. And this place is like a buffet of knowledge and culture in one convenient location. I stopped by on a... Read more
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