953 N. County Road, 500 W.
Princeton, IN 47670
The Lyles Station Museum displays the
story of what the black community had to
endure in Lyles Station and recreates a
sense of life and learning in the town
during the 1920s, when the school was
new and the community was thriving.
Celebrating freedom & Success in
Indiana, Lyles Station stands as one
of the last remaining African American
settlements in the state. Settled in the
early 1800's this community's heritage
is preserved in the renovated Lyles
Station School. It's Heritage Classroom
provides students the opportunity to
to experience a day in the life of
school children in the early 1900's.
The school also features a museum,
gift shop, meeting facilities and a
period garden
Visiting students will experience a day in the
life of African-American school children in
the early 1900’s.

Museum Hours:
Fall Hours:
(Sept - May)
Saturdays only
10:00 am -2:00 pm
or by appointment

Summer Hours
(June - Aug)
Tues - Friday
10:00am-2:00pm (CST)
Saturdays by
appointment only

Sundays-Mondays, New
Years' Day, Easter,
Thanksgiving &
Christmas Day

General Admission
Adults           $5
Youth (under 17) $3
Senior Citizens   $4
(65 & older)
Please help us
preserve the
heritage of
Lyles Station.
NOW accepting
reservations for  
Field Trips!
Call us and find
out how your
SCHOOL field trip
can be FREE

Lyles Station is hosting a bus trip to Washington, D.C.for the ribbon cutting of the
Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and to see Lyles Station's
display in the museum

The 56-seat bus will leave at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23 and arrive in Washington, D.C. that evening,
Saturday, We will attend the Smithsonian's ribbon cutting,  visit the museum exhibit Sunday and travel
back to Princeton early Monday morning, Sept. 26th.

The cost will included the bus trip and a 3 nights stay hotel stay.
You can lower your cost by sleeping more people to a room and sharing the cost.

  • One person in a room including bus fare/ $645 per person

  • Two person in a room including bus fare/ $412.50 per person

  • Three person in a room including bus fare/$336 per person

  • Four person in a room including bus fare/$296.25 per person

Full payment is due by August 17th to reserve a seat on the bus. Food is not included in the cost.
If you would like to reserve your seat. Please send payment to

Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corporation
PO Box 1193
Princeton, IN 476740