Annual Museum Day presented by Smithsonian magazine

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The History Museum and the Studebaker National Museum are collaborating with institutions across the nation for Museum Day next Saturday.

Any visitor who presents a Museum Day admission card will be admitted free entrance to the museums from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Each card provides free admission for two individuals and only one admission card will be permitted per household.

Featured at the museum is “Manufacturing Victory”, a special exhibit co-presented by the Studebaker and the History Museum.

The exhibit explores the community’s role in manufacturing for the military dating from pre-Civil war era to present day covering a 160-year time span.

Some of the things showcased in the exhibit include: Studebaker’s horse drawn army wagons, AM General’s iconic Humvee and more.

Other artifacts include the Oliver factory’s ammunition, Bendix’s Talos missile and Ball-Band’s diving equipment.

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