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Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

Description
The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy celebrates the life and legacy of one of America's greatest comedians. This 3,500 square foot, fully interactive museum focuses on Red's life and the many characters, such as Freddie the Freeloader and Clem Kadiddlehopper, whom he brought to life through his radio and television shows. Another part of the museum experience is a short film featuring famous American comedians who entertained audiences throughout the years. The Red Skelton Museum is a member of the North America Reciprocal Museum Program and a Blue Star Museum member and offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Address

Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy
20 Red Skelton Blvd. (GPS use: 100 W. Portland Ave.)
Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone
(812) 888-4184
Hours:

Regular Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm *Closed Mondays & Thanksgiving day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
Summer hours: Open daily June, July and August. Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Manager: Anne Pratt
Website: http://www.redskeltonmuseum.org
Admission Information:

Adults, $8/each; Seniors 60+, $7/each; Students Kindergarten through College, $5/each; Children under 5 FREE! The first Sunday of every month is "Summers Sunday" in honor of Dr. Phillip Summers, with free admission for all guests! *To book group tours of 10 or more contact our marketing department at APratt@vinu.edu or 812.888.2105 or call the Vincennes/Knox Co. Visitors & Tourism Bureau at 1.800.886.6443.

This location is wheelchair accessible.
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