125 S. 7th Street
Cannelton, IN 47520
Perry County Old Courthouse Museum
Built in 1896, the old Perry County Courthouse Museum is made of pressed yellow brick with trim of Bedford limestone. The courthouse was built to replace the first courthouse at Cannelton, which was in a house remodeled for the hasty move of the county seat from Rome in 1859. The building cost $30,000 which was raised by Cannelton citizens and given to the county.
The Perry County Courthouse Museum is dedicated to the collection and preservation of local history and artifacts.
Tell City Historical Society Museum
The Tell City Historical Society Museum is located near downtown Tell City, in the former Tell City Public Library building. The building is comprised of a Carnegie Library built in 1916 with an addition built-in 1966. In addition to over 3700 sq. ft. of display area, the museum includes a genealogy research library and meeting/audiovisual room.
The Tell City Historical Society seeks to preserve the history of Tell City by collecting, displaying, and interpreting historical artifacts for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Movies are shown Monday through Sunday evenings. Matinees Saturday and Sunday. A video arcade is located in the lobby. Find us on Facebook to find summer listings or more information.
Tell City Bowling Center
FALL & WINTER BOWLING LEAGUES and Party Information
Fall and Winter adult bowling leagues are now forming at the Tell City Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league or booking a party should call the Bowling Center at 812-547-7958.
The Salt Room
The Salt Room is Himalayan Salt Therapy Room and is located at 1148 Main Street, Tell City, IN 47586.
Dry salt therapy, or halotherapy, is a holistic, drug-free, natural therapy using micro particles of salt to promote better breathing, healthier skin, sounder sleep, improved physical fitness, endurance and feelings of overall wellness. Dry salt therapy also may help to alleviate symptoms of many respiratory and skin conditions.
Salt therapy is as simple as sitting in a special room that recreates the conditions of a salt cave above ground. Salt rooms provide an allergen and pathogen-free environment, giving the lungs an opportunity to heal.
The Perry County Library Programs
Programs for people of all ages including cultural events, concerts, movie events, book signings, children’s programs, and genealogy workshops.
The Perry County Public Library is a combination of the Tell City-Perry County Library, the Cannelton Public Library, and the Perry County Bookmobile.