Berrien Courthouse Museum
The Midwest’s oldest surviving county government complex
1839 Courthouse - 1830 Log House - 1870 Sheriff’s House
1860/1873 County Records and Office Building
Open All Year - Free Admission
Join The Berrien County Historical Association!
The Berrien County Historical Association, Inc. operates the History Center at Courthouse Square and collects, preserves and interprets the history of Berrien County through exhibits, tours, publications, research and educational and community outreach programs.
The History Center is located at historic Courthouse Square in Berrien Springs. The site includes the 1839 Berrien County Courthouse, an 1830 log house, an 1870 sheriff’s residence and jail plaza and a working forge. The center also includes extensive archival collections accessible to researchers, a museum and a museum store. Tours and programs are available for schools and community groups. Program series and special events are also regularly scheduled at the museum.
The Berrien County Historical Association is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization. Membership supports preservation and collection projects, exhibitions and programs. There are several additional benefits of membership:
Reduced or free admission to special programs and events.
Subscription to The Docket newsletter.
Invitations to special members only events.
10% discounts on Museum Store purchases (except consignment).
It is easy to become a member of the BCHA! Please complete the PDF located on this page and mail it in today.