When I taught Second grade we brought our students here every Spring. The children learned all about the Circus and other historic treasures of Miami County. Our family has also visited when we aren't on a tight schedule. The curator is wonderful and can anwer...更多
The county museum is celebrating its 100th anniversary and has frequently been called the best local museum in the state. Great collection of pioneer artifacts, and several items from Peru's circus heritage. There is also a wonderful Cole Porter display, including his 1950-something Cadillac.
I can say, as a former employee, that I heard many people over the years say that the Miami County Museum is a hidden gem of the community. Ther is so much to see and it is a good place to do local research.
This museum is exactly what I like - a little something for everyone! The city is rich in circus history, so plenty of circus artifacts. There are cars, giant elephant skulls, tom mix memorabilia, a stagecoach, circus wagons, the world's tallest man's clothes, indian artifacts,...更多
My friend and I were in town for the Circus Festival, mostly to see the amateur circus show that evening (which is AWESOME by the way but only happens in mid-July) and had some time to wander around Peru. Took in this museum and saw...更多