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Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum

3333 State Rd. 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446
+1 812-849-3534
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Home town boy makes good

This is a great venue for old and young alike. Lots of history for this great man, I knew his... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jim R
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Mitchell, Indiana
Worth the stop.

We both enjoyed the Memorials plus history in this museum. I was great to see many displays and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Lil42718
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Lebanon, Kentucky
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“space program” (9 reviews)
“report cards” (6 reviews)
“his life” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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3333 State Rd. 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446
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3333 State Rd. 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446
+1 812-849-3534
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a great venue for old and young alike. Lots of history for this great man, I knew his family so I had a lot of inside knowledge of Gus. In fact, as a state trooper, I provided security for his parents when he...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We both enjoyed the Memorials plus history in this museum. I was great to see many displays and biography of Gus Grissom.

Thank Lil42718
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The Grissom Memorial has been remodeled to make it flow better. Now the film plays every 10 minutes or so with a five minute break between. The exhibits have been updated and easier to view. The Molly Brown is on floor level encased for viewing....More

Thank johnsonfamily430
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Loved learning the history of this man. This place has many interesting areas to keep old and young's attention.

Thank Runnermom81
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our stop here and learning the history of Gus Grissom and seeing the exhibits and short film.

Thank Charley C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is right inside the entrance of Spring Mill State Park, so the memorial has no cost, but the State Park has a minimal cost. This is a fairly small building but lots of items from his life & is quite interesting. The space capsule...More

Thank Ricky M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at spring mill campground this weekend. Great park. Grissom memorial is very cool. My youngest and oldest kids enjoyed

Thank jlcags12
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We really enjoyed this museum. Ir was very small, but had so much info and artifacts to share on Gus Grissom's life. Especially enjoyed the video of his life. Forgot to mention it was free.

Thank poohdancer
Reviewed 2 August 2017

took my high school kids to visit this place it is small but very informative about Grissom. I would stop by if you are in the park area for sure.

Thank Ron0014
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited during a camping trip to Spring Mill with the family. What a nice memorial! Our 9 year old's interest was held by the memorabilia, interactive displays and short movie highlighting the many accomplishments of Indiana's own Gus Grissom.

Thank Ancella S
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stevenbT5696KQ
5 July 2017|
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the museum is inside the park. I did have to pay to get in the park but the museum is included in the fee. Check their website to see if there are exceptions.
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