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Old Independence Regional Museum


category : Museums
Featuring historical exhibits and research materials from 12 counties that comprised the original 1820 Independence County. Active program of temporary exhibits and special events year-round; housed in a former National Guard Armory built as WPA Project in 1936; constructed of locally quarried sandstone.


Address: Ninth & Vine Streets
Phone: (870) 793-2121
Fax: (870) 793-2101
Our Email: oirm@oirm.org
Our Website:http://www.oirm.org

Come visit us in Batesville, Arkansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Batesville Speedway

Directions: Seven miles west of Batesville Racing modifieds, super stocks, hobbies, super stars and front-wheel drives on Friday nights at 8 p.m. Season runs from March until early October on a three-eighths mile dirt oval. The track was opened in the early 1970s and rebuilt in 1991

Batesville, AR Race Tracks

Bethel AME Church

The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest church structure in town; listed on the National Register

Batesville, AR Historic Churches

Batesville Historic Commercial District

The state's second oldest city, settled in 1812. Historic Commercial District offers a glimpse into the city's past, as does the Old Independence Regional Museum, which features historical exhibits from the 12 counties that comprised the original 1820

Batesville, AR Historic Districts

Old Independence Regional Museum

Featuring historical exhibits and research materials from 12 counties that comprised the original 1820 Independence County. Active program of temporary exhibits and special events year-round; housed in a former National Guard Armory built as WPA Project in 1936;

Batesville, AR Museums

Back in Time Antiques

handicapped accessible. 10,000-sqare-feet of furniture, glass, primitives located in Batesville's downtown historic district

Batesville, AR Historic Districts

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