General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

About General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum, an architectural wonder situated on the grounds where Civil War Major General Lew Wallace wrote his masterwork Ben-Hur, celebrates Wallace's fascinating legacy and renews belief in the power of the individual spirit to affect American history and culture. Located in Wallace's private study, the Museum contains original items collected by Wallace during his life as an author, soldier, statesman, artist, musician and inventor.