The Museum

The Gas City Museum and the Gas City Historical Society are dedicated to protecting and preserving the history of Gas City, its buildings, and community. Located in the old West Ward School, the museum contains artifacts from the Gas City area spanning from the late 19th century to the present. Our displays on continually changing as we receive more donations and focus on four key vignettes. We invite you to visit the museum to explore and learn more about Gas City, Indiana.

City and History

View glass manufactured by local manufacturers; learn about the natural gas boom (and bust); and explore our news archive to learn how Gas City played a role in the development of East Central Indiana and nation-wide.

Business and Industry

Explore historical artifacts from local businesses, in addition to pieces from local artists. View military uniforms from local soliders, and business-related news clippings.


View yearbooks dating back to 1907 for Gas City Schools, and memorabilia for Gas City Tigers and, later, the Mississinewa Indians. Ranging from academic materials to athletic and class pictures, browse our displays to relive the varsity days of Gas City students.

Home and Lifestyle

Explore exhibits detailing the historic home life of Gas City residents. View home goods and browse photographs and programs from local clubs and entertainment events. Browse memorabilia from the historic Gas City Post Office and the Twin City State Bank, no longer in existence.