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The Cedar Lake Story
Step into Lassen’s Resort Hotel and experience our imaginative, fun-filled exhibits that captivate your senses and inspire thought about Cedar Lake’s relevance to the region.
You don’t need a ticket to experience the magnificent sunsets over Cedar Lake. Our porch is always open to you. Enjoy…and don’t forget to tag us in social media!
Steam Through History
The Cedar Lake Historical Association & Hesston Steam Museum are partnering to bring the science of steam power alive through lectures, museum tours, special programs, and steamboat rides from July 26-30, 2021.
The 1920s Come Alive
Invite your family and friends together for your event in our unique venue that brings the resort era to life. Read our Rental Agreement Policy for full details. The rental process begins by checking for availability.
Did You Know?
• World renown, Dr. William Scholl learned his shoemaking skills from his grandfather in Cedar Lake?
• Or that the Amour Brothers would cut and harvest ice from Cedar Lake for their meatpacking company in Chicago?
• Or that Cedar Lake was a honeymoon hotspot in the early 1900’s?
• Or that the Cobe Cup race route, the precursor to the Indianapolis 500, ran through Cedar Lake?
Whether you come to Cedar Lake to learn or to lounge – our Museum is your escape to the past! Want to know more? Ask our historian!
Resort Gift Shop
Get your Cedar Lake resort wear online or visit our general store resort souvenir and sweet treat shop featuring candy and ice cream inside the Museum.
Choose from Museum at Lassen’s Resort, Resort Life Rocks, Taylor Ice Truck, or Skate Your Date graphic t-shirt. Available in adult sizes.
Support the museum when you purchase an 18×27 poster by artist Mitch Markovitz. Signed and unsigned prints are available starting at $30 plus shipping and handling.
Discover the “did you know” moments! Locals, history buffs, and genealogists alike will love this thoughtful book. Available for $22 plus shipping and handling.
Lassen’s: 100 Years Later
“I love being able to see so much of Cedar Lake’s History! Some I remember and the rest is great to see… Without spending some time in the museum you really can’t understand much of what it took to build the lake into the town!”
“Nice antics, exibitions and two lovely and very pleasant 2 ladies telling the stories about the place.“
“From the perspective of a new member to the town and lake, it was a fantastic experience! The history of the lake and the surrounding communities (unfiltered) made it an easy decision to want to be part of Cedar Lake Indiana!“
Thursday & Friday 3PM - 6PM
Saturday & Sunday 2PM - 6 PM