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)
Phone:
812-888-4184
Admission:
Adults $8.
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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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