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Ella Sharp Museum

The sweet scent of fresh wood shavings, clop-clopping of horse hooves, warm cornbread muffins melting in your mouth:  the Ella Sharp Museum will take you on a carriage ride down Jackson's Memory Lane.

Now known as a "car parts" town, originally Jackson produced over 20 early Automobiles. The Ella Sharp Museum houses the historic collections of Jackson County including several Jackson-made automobiles.

View changing art and local history exhibits. Enjoy a tour of Ella Sharp's 19th century historic home. Savor a bite to eat in the old farm granary, now an award winning restaurant. Spend an hour or a day exploring the museum�s wonderful automotive collections and archives but be sure to call ahead for reservations.


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Phone: (517) 787-2320
The Ella Sharp Museum celebrates art and history from around the greater Jackson area, and houses the 1916 Marion-Handley car, a very rare piece of our automotive heritage. The museum and sprawling park features a number of different sites including the original 19th century home of Ella Merriman-Sharp. The museum showcases changing art galleries, hands-on children's activities, and antiques from Jackson's past. The Ella Sharp Museum celebrates art and history from around the greater Jackson area, and houses the 1916 Marion-Handley car, a very rare piece of our automotive heritage. The museum and sprawling park features a number of different sites including the original 19th century home of Ella Merriman-Sharp. The museum showcases changing art galleries, hands-on children's activities, and antiques from Jackson's past.

Address:
3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203

Hours:
T,W,Fri, Sat-10-5 Thures 10-7, Sun noon-5pm

Fee:
Admission: Adults $5, Child (5-12) $3, under 5 free

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