Welcome to Indiana’s Territorial Past, located in Vincennes and Knox County.

Indiana’s first city is the perfect getaway for history enthusiasts.

Old French House & Indian Museum

The Old French House is an excellent example of French Creole architecture. Home of Michael Brouillet, built in 1809, and furnished much as it would have been in that period. The Old French House is operated by the Vincennes State Historic Sites.


Old French House & Indian Museum
509 N. First Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Toll Free


*Tours are available by appointment.

Manager: David Weaver
Website: http://www.indianamuseum.org/explore/vincennes
Admission Information:

Please call 812.882.7422 to schedule a tour. *Group tours of 10+, please call the Vincennes/Knox Co. Visitors & Tourism Bureau @ 1.800.886.6443, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm (ET).

Dial 812-703-4004, site code 5 for audio tour.
Google Map*
*Note: RR's, CR's and PO boxes sometimes do not show the correct location. In such cases, you should use the contact information above to find accurate directions.