Huntington, Indiana: Sumner B. Sheets Museum of Wildlife

Trophy bounty of one dead big game hunter, including the second largest polar bear ever killed. The nonprofit now uses the displays for wildlife conservation education.

Address:
200 Safari Trail, Huntington, IN
Directions:
One-half mile west of the stoplight at the intersection of US Hwy 24 and Hwy 9. The museum will be on the right, just off of Rangeline Rd.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
260-356-9453
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Sheets Wildlife Museum

If "museum" defines a collection of items, this is it. My kids and I weren't expecting to see a collection of a man's kills. It felt horrible to know animals were killed just for the treasure of it.

[Heidi, 04/01/2021]

Wildlife display.

Sumner B. Sheets Museum of Wildlife

Small wildlife museum with a mix of African and North American animals hunted and mounted, or displayed as trophy heads. Not for the faint of heart.

[Stephen Francia, 08/31/2020]

Polar bear display.

Sumner B. Sheets Museum of Wildlife

Great place to visit! The museum is a collection of mounted animals from all over the world which were hunted by Sumner Sheets, a Huntington resident. Collection includes the 2nd largest Polar Bear ever taken, tigers, lions, you name it.

[Chris Knuckles, 07/25/2009]

August 2020: Photo added.


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