Old Cathedral Library & Museum

205 Church Street | Vincennes, IN.  47591

Description

Located behind the Old Cathedral, is the oldest library in Indiana containing ten thousand rare volumes and documents. The oldest document in the collection is a papal bull issued by Pope John XXII, dated 1319. Artifacts on display include prehistoric stone tools, 18th and 19th century maps and paintings, Governor William Henry Harrison's peace pipe, Shawnee Warrior Tecumseh's war club, various chalices, Abraham Lincoln's campaign banner and many other items too numerous to mention.

Additional Details

This location is wheelchair accessible.

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend - August 1: Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 4:00pm. To schedule a group tour of ten more people, please call the Vincennes/Knox Co. Visitors & Tourism Bureau at 1.800.886.6443.

Admission Details: $1.00/Adult & $.50/student

Contact

Phone: 812.882.5638  *toll free

Map

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