Top Things to Do in Richmond, Indiana | Midwest Living

Top Things to Do in Richmond, Indiana

Prime for antique shopping, Richmond also offers a Chocolate Trail and stops on the Stained Glass Trail.

What To Do

Antique Alley The lion's share of the 900-plus antiques stores on Antique Alley—a stretch of US-40 between Richmond and Knightstown—are located in Richmond.

Streetscape in Richmond

Shops in Richmond, Indiana. Photo courtesy of

Chocolate Trail This self-guided trail leads to cafes, bakeries, and more.

Joseph Moore Museum What started as a professor's collection of natural history objects evolved into a museum at Earlham College.

Model T Ford Museum Discover the inner workings of a Model T and examine the collection of historical vehicles at this former transportation hub.

Olymian Candies The shop uses the same recipes from 1909, when it first opened, to make old-fashioned mold candies and hand-dipped chocolates.

The Secret Ingredient Open since 1979, this store sells colorful, contemporary women's clothing.

Stained Glass Trail Nearly 70 stained-glass windows can be seen on this trail, which leads to the Morrisson-Reeves Library and three churches.

Reid Presbyterian Church

One stop on the Stained Glass Trail: Reid Presbyterian Church. Photo courtesy of

Wayne County Historical Museum Contributions from residents have documented the history of a county that was a popular portal during America's westward expansion.

Where To Eat

Firehouse BBQ and Blues Located in Richmond's oldest firehouse, this restaurant doubles as a music venue.

Galo's Italian Grill Dine on Italian dishes under a ceiling painted like the night sky.

Olde Richmond Inn The large portions of American fare and specials that change daily make this a Richmond staple.

Where To Stay

Philip W. Smith Bed and Breakfast This 1890 B&B gives a taste of a lumber baron's life: stained glass, four-posters and breakfasts on fine china.

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