The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

May 3, 2013

Pyle museum open for season


DANA, Ind. — The Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in downtown Dana will open for its summer season today.

The museum, which features the house in which Ernie Pyle was born and a museum dedicated to preserving Pyle’s legacy as a World War II correspondent, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

General admission for visitors is $3.50 for adults, $3 for adults age 55 and older, $2 for children ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and under. To schedule a group tour for any time, call the site at (765) 665-3633 and leave a message detailing your request.

Dana is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 36 and Indiana Route 71. The former Ernie Pyle State Historic Site is now operated by The Friends of Ernie Pyle, a nonprofit organization made up of community volunteers. For more information, visit the museum’s website at