Peru, Indiana: Miami County Museum Oddities

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Miami County Museum

Address:
51 N. Broadway, Peru, IN
Directions:
Miami County Museum. US Hwy 24 to Business 31 exit, south into the center of town. Business 31 becomes N. Broadway. At the corner of 5th St. and N. Broadway, northbound side.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 9 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
765-473-9183
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Miami County Museum Oddities

The Miami County Museum contains many oddities, including a capacious pair of Robert Wadlow overalls. Also a 2-headed calf, stuffed bald eagle, siamese pig, famous elephant skull.

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2-headed calf.

Miami County Museum Oddities

In a addition to having Charley the Elephant's Skull, and the Overalls of the World's Tallest Man, this museum also has a curious collection of taxidermy -- including a siamese pig, a two-headed calf, and the only taxidermy bald eagle I have ever seen.

[Jacob Krejci, 08/04/2015]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Charley the ElephantBig Charley the Elephant, Peru, IN - < 1 mi.
International Circus Hall of FameInternational Circus Hall of Fame, Peru, IN - 3 mi.
Barn with Semi Truck Shingle RoofBarn with Semi Truck Shingle Roof, Peru, IN - 6 mi.
In the region:
Chief Menominee, Trail of Death, Plymouth, IN - 40 mi.

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