Huntington, Indiana: Sumner B. Sheets Museum of Wildlife

One of its featured creatures is the second largest polar bear ever killed.
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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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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