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Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum

3333 State Road 60 E, Mitchell, IN 47446-6148
+1 812-849-3534
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Great. Home town Hero

Spring mill has a very nice show and museum on Astronaut Gus Grissom very. Educational for all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deborahdY2385TY
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Mitchell, Indiana
Nice displays

Took extended family, with young grandkids, who seemed to enjoy the exhibits. I found it very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kkstein
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New Palestine, Indiana
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“space program” (7 reviews)
“his life” (8 reviews)
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3333 State Road 60 E, Mitchell, IN 47446-6148
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+1 812-849-3534
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spring mill has a very nice show and museum on Astronaut Gus Grissom very. Educational for all ages.no. charge to get into. Museum but there is a fee to enter the state park. Their is a gift shop where you can get more information to...More

Thank deborahdY2385TY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took extended family, with young grandkids, who seemed to enjoy the exhibits. I found it very informative and well displayed. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank kkstein
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A worthwhile stop near the entrance to Spring Mill State Park. The memorial presents an overview of the accomplishments of Astronaut Gus Grissom and a high level review of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. The displays, information and short video presentation provided are a...More

Thank Charlie E
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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