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Slide Theatre Seats Enjoy the welcome video while sitting in the original seats from the Seymour Auditorium.
Slide Welcome Video by Horatio Seymour Through the genius of Balance Studios, the city’s namesake, Horatio Seymour is digitized and brought to life to greet you.
Slide Handsome Cabinets by John Nagel Notice the fine workmanship donated by one of Seymour’s finest craftsmen.
Slide Countryside Photography Many of the outstanding photographs including the panoramic pictures of the city are courtesy of our friends at Countryside Photography.
Slide Decorative Hardwood Floors The raised flooring and platforms were installed by Ralph’s Hardwood Floors.
Slide Military Display This tribute to Seymour area veterans portrays different branches of service since the Civil War. See original uniforms worn by Seymour soldiers in all of our nation’s conflicts.
Slide Aerial View of Seymour from 1949 Sponsored by Don’s Quality Market, this interactive display features many Seymour businesses, music of the era, and interviews with local citizens.
Slide Reese’s Dairy Bar Drift back to the 1950s as you recall those great malts, rock and roll, and home milk deliveries. Provided by the family of Bill Reese.
Slide Picture yourself as "Hamburger Charlie" How would you look as the originator of that culinary creation? Courtesy of the Home of the Hamburger, Inc. and created by Balance Studios, this exhibit will entertain kids of all ages.
Slide Old Time Sports This display includes vintage uniforms, sports equipment, season summaries, and little known rules and facts about the games we love.
Slide Seymour Fair Area residents have fond memories of the good times at the county fair. Perhaps you saw some of the performers advertised or won a prize that is on display.
Slide Robert Kuehne Exhibit The growth of Seymour during the early years is linked to agriculture and shipping livestock from Kuehne’s. This creative video game tests your knowledge of local history in a fun, fascinating manner.
Slide Barber/Beauty Shop, Medical Office, and Funeral Room These displays remind us of the ordeals endured by our ancestors in their daily lives. Imagine sitting under the hair dryer, enduring the foot-powered dental drill, and consuming various patent medicines. Courtesy of the Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, our museum displays an extensive collection of mortuary items.
Slide Barber/Beauty Shop, Medical Office, and Funeral Room These displays remind us of the ordeals endured by our ancestors in their daily lives. Imagine sitting under the hair dryer, enduring the foot-powered dental drill, and consuming various patent medicines. Courtesy of the Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, our museum displays an extensive collection of mortuary items.
Slide Rooms from the 1930s The vintage furnishings enlighten the visitor of what life was like before the advent of many modern conveniences.
Slide Musical Instruments Enjoy our collection of musical instruments from days gone by. Donated by area residents the items reflect Seymour’s rich musical heritage.
Slide Much, more! Social, cultural and economic history is portrayed through unique exhibits and documents. The archive room is a treasure of papers, pictures, and books.
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