212 E Main St.
Washington, IN 47501
Museum Hours: 12-5 PM
Tuesday-Saturday or by appt.
Limited Public Access
The Daviess County Museum is currently undergoing cleaning, reorgination, and rennovation in preparation for the Bicentennial year celebrations. As a result the musuem wil be in a state of reduced public access for the months of January, February, and March. Upstairs areas will not be open to the public. Genealogy research will still be available by request. The lobby will be open for browsing the gift shop. Also, our regular group meetings, such as the Writers Group, Civil War Roundtable, and Board Game Group, will continue as scheduled.For inquiries please email email@example.com or call (812) 444-9360
Stay tuned to local news outlets, social media, and this website for announcements concerning our Grand Reopening!
Daviess County, Indiana
Welcome to the Daviess County, IN, Historical Society. We are dedicated to preserving and recording the history of the county, assisting those with questions of a historical nature, and entertaining and educating guests who visit us in the museum. We are open to the public from noon-5 PM Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment
For daily news, photos, and more from our staff please check out our Facebook page.Check out our YouTube channel for daily video blogs and more.
If you are interested in joining and supporting the cause, our membership application is here.
We have numerous varied opportunities for volunteering. For a current list of volunteer needs, click here (PDF)Monetary donations can be made to the DCHS through the Stella Mulholland Bogner Fund at the Daviess County Community Foundation.
We are now offering Genealogy Research Services for Daviess County- for more information see our Services page.
Doug Dougherty, Acting President
Amazon SmileYou can support the Daviess County Historical Society through your purchases at Amazon.com. Just brose through the smile.amazon.com page and you should see the Daviess County Historical Society as your preferred charity. The DCHS will receive a percentage of all your purchases.
Civil War RoundtableThe Daviess County Civil War Roundtable meets on the third Monday of the month (except July and December) at 6:30 PM in the Museum to discuss Civil War related topics. Each month we have a feature presentation from one of our members or a guest speaker. Everyone is invited to join us.
Museum Gaming GroupLike tabletop board/card games? The Daviess County Museum is launching a monthly gamie day on the first Saturday of each month. Everyone is welcome to these informal, free, and fun days for all ages. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to join the mailing list. We now have our own Facebook page.
The next monthly game day is August 1st.
In addition the game group now meets every Wednesday night in the museum from 5 PM. Follow our Facebook page for announcements
Writers GroupAre you an aspiring author? A local writing group meets once per month at the museum hosted by Bryon Buckley to analyze and critique each other's work. Follow the local newspaper for exact date and time, or email email@example.com
Board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 4:30 PM in the museum. .