in the hometown of history's greatest war correspondent

Visit The Ernie Pyle WWII Museum

ernie pyle museum dana indiana

The museum

The Ernie Pyle World War II Museum features exhibits highlighting the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s life and the war and soldiers he covered as a correspondent. The museum includes the farm house where Pyle was born and Quonset huts showcasing memorabilia, films and educational material related to WWII military history, veterans, soldiers, journalism and the daily life of “The Greatest Generation.”

Hours & tours

For the 2024 season, the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum will be open to the public May 3 through Nov. 11.

Hours are: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday
All times are Eastern Standard Time.

Special tours can be arranged by contacting Friends of Ernie Pyle President Steve Key by calling the museum at 765-665-3633 or emailing


Admission is free. Donations may be made in the gift shop.

Location and Directions

120 W. Briarwood Ave.
Dana, Indiana 47847

Phone: 765-665-3633

GPS Coordinates

39°48’15.76 N
87°29’42.52 W55