Join us May through September for museum tours, special events all year long, or book your own private party in our unique venue on the shores of Cedar Lake.

Special Hours During Water/Ways Exhibition

Apr 15th – May 22nd | Thur – Sun: 10AM – 6PM


Steam Through History Week

Boat Christening

May 7th | Our 101st Anniversary Celebration begins at 2:00 PM with our boat christening and the announcement of the 2022 Beatrice Horner Cultural Award.

Steam Through History Week

Water/Ways Exhibition

In cooperation with Indiana Humanities, you are invited to examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element in the Smithsonian-curated exhibition, Water/Ways.

Cedar Lake Museum Tours

The Story of Cedar Lake

Step into Lassen’s Resort Hotel and experience our imaginative, fun-filled exhibits that captivate your senses. The Museum opens April 15, 2022.

Cedar Lake History Road Show


The stories of Cedar Lake come to you when you cannot visit us in person! Watch our recorded History Road Show programs and more.

For Educators & Senior Living Facilitators

Escape your everyday and travel to the 1920’s! Designed for schools, youth groups, homeschoolers, and adult seniors too, we offer tours by appointment and hands-on experiences that make an impression. Inquire today.

School Tours

Arrange a field trip or homeschool group tour of the museum by appointment! We offer dates in late April through October. Regular admission rates apply.

Get Hands On!

Rent a 1920’s “trunk” and unpack topics in history, humanities, STEM, science or memory skills. We’ll provide everything you need to bring a local touch to your lesson plans.


Other Resources

If you’re like us, you love learning and you love local resources. Click for direct links to local, state, and national resources. Or ask our historian for more guidance with the button below.

Host Your Event With Us!

Your special occasion deserves a unique venue. View our Rental Agreement Policy and schedule time for a walk-through of our spaces.

Cedar Lake Venue Rental Party

Plan Your Visit

Don’t miss an experience!

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!”

Richard via Facebook

“The museum was way better than I even thought it would be! I’ve lived in Cedar Lake for many years but never came before. I loved the steamboat and so did my kids… The way that the whole museum is set up and divided into rooms is just genius and beautiful.

Steam Through History participant

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!

Bob via Facebook