Vincennes, Indiana: Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

Remembering the clown-faced comic Red Skelton (1913-1997) with photos, props, costumes, memorabilia, and video. Also here: Charlie Chaplin's 1918 footprints in cement.

Address:
20 W. Red Skelton Blvd, Vincennes, IN
Directions:
Traveling N or S on 6th St. look for St. Clair St. stop light intersection. From North turn right. From South turn left. Continue four blocks to 2nd Street turn right, go 1 block. (GPS: 100 W. Portland Ave.)
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
812-888-4184
Admission:
Adults $8.
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Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy.

Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy celebrates the life and legacy of one of America's greatest comedians. This 3,500-square-foot museum traces Red's life from vaudeville, to radio, film, and television. Visitors can add sound effects to one of Red's radio shows, perform with him on a green screen, or apply virtual clown make-up in "The Clown's Dressing Room."

[Anne Pratt, 12/29/2017]

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