Did you know that Dr. William Scholl learned his shoe making skills from his grandfather in Cedar Lake? Or that the Amour Bros. used to cut and harvest ice from Cedar Lake for their meatpacking company in Chicago? Or that Cedar Lake was a honeymoon hotspot in the early 1900's? Or that the Cobe Cup race route, the precursor to the Indianapolis 500, ran through Cedar Lake?
Whether it is history, recreation, or education you seek, the museum has something for all ages! Discover the resort-era history of Cedar Lake in a museum home – the 100-year old former Lassen’s Resort hotel. Rock the afternoon away as you lounge on their wrap-around porch and enjoy the beautiful lake view. Participate in our annual pie and ice cream social, community art show, family fun fest and so much more. Come escape to the past on the shores of Cedar Lake!