Last updated: 5/30/2011
Elkhart, Indiana
Street Address
21565 Executive Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46514
Mailing Address
21565 Executive Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46514
phone: 574-293-2344
fax: 574-293-3466
e-mail: rvmhhall@aol.com
web: www.rv-mh-hall-of-fame.org
Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admissions
$8 General
$6 Seniors and Groups
$3.00 youth 3-16
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
Tom McNulty, Executive VP
Al Hesselbart, Historian
phone: 574-293-2344
Dane Bixler, Conference Center Coordinator
Charlene McNulty, Administrative Assistant
Description

We have a hall of fame honoring over 300 pioneers and leaders of the industries, a museum displaying the evolution of technology as the trailer industry has grown from its earliest days at the start of the 20th century up to the present day, and a library holding the largest collection of industry related literature available anywhere.

History

Founded in 1972, the RV/MH Hall of Fame was a paper entity until its first home was built in 1990. By 2000 that first home wwas toatally outgrown and in 2007 we moved into a new 60,000 square foot facility that continues to grow to include more exhibits.

Artifact Collections

Shoould read "Over 50 historic units from 1913 through the 1970s on display.

Research Collections

over 15,000 books and magazines dating from the 1930s to the present, and over 5,000 vintage photographs and slides.

Educational Programs

slide illustrated lectures on the history of the industries

Governance

Operated by a volunteer Board of Directors representing the RV and manufactured housing industries.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

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