Jimmy Stewart Museum
Find out what’s happening at the museum! Look up our weekly featured matinees and be on the lookout for new exhibits, special events, book signings, and celebrity appearances.
James Maitland Stewart
“Entering a building which houses a museum named after me is a privilege I could never have anticipated. I hope its visitors will enjoy their stay there. After all, they are the ones who really built
A Note From Jimmy Stewart
This letter from Jimmy Stewart was sent in honor of the grand opening of The Jimmy Stewart Museum on May 20, 1995. Stewart was unable to attend the opening but sent his twin daughters Kelly Harcourt and Judy Merrill on his behalf. They read this letter from Jimmy to the audience attending the dedication ceremony.
What Recent Visitors Had To Say
The museum is a great tribute to one of Hollywood’s greatest…well worth the
One of the best, well cared for, and knowledgable staffed museums I have ever been to. Thank you all for a great day!
As a fan and admirer of this great man, I was thrilled to visit this museum in his hometown! It’s a must for any Jimmy Stewart fan!
The museum shows a regular weekly matinee at 1 pm every day in our vintage theater featuring Jimmy Stewart films. We also show Jimmy Stewart biographies upon request.
We feature rotating exhibits in our hallways and at the holidays we showcase a special It’s A Wonderful Life exhibit that is worth coming to see! Be on the lookout for exciting celebrity events from time to time.
Don’t forget you can rent the museum for a special occasion, reception or meeting!
Monthly Movie Schedule:
Check out our matinee movie calendar to see what’s playing in The Reschini Group Movie Theater! Find out more here.
New rotating exhibit: Another Wonderful Life: the Art of Mary Stewart
Jimmy Stewart’s sister Mary was an award winning artist. We have the honor of highlighting her impressive career at the museum. This exhibit showcases Mary Stewart’s early sketches, drawings, posters, portraits, paintings and cartoons. Interwoven throughout the exhibit are family stories and photos. Experience her WWII posters, Susie cartoons, ashcan art, delicate portraits and so much more! This exhibit is on display through the end of August 2023.
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Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM*
Sunday: 12 – 4 PM*
The Museum is closed on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
835 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701