Winona Lake has a colorful past that represents the growth and history of midwest America. From its Chautauqua and Bible conference heritage to its renaissance in recent decades, the history of Winona has much to offer those who want to discover American history. Visit us today!



The Winona History Center was recently featured on an episode of WNIT's Experience Michiana. Watch now!

“The Italian Renaissance in small-town America: Mount Memorial’s architectural heritage” Local artist Tim Young spotlights the architectural history that inspired one of Winona Lake’s most prominent buildings.




Get a degree in history from Grace College. Interested? Learn more!

The Winona History Center will be closed December 19 through January 9 during Grace College's Christmas break. Special arrangements may be available by contacting Jared Burkholder ( or Terry White (

Sunday – Closed
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 2:00 - 5:00pm
Wednesday – 2:00 - 5:00pm
Thursday – 2:00 - 5:00pm
Friday – 2:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday – 2:00 - 5:00pm