Contact Information | Hours
| Closings/Special Hours | Directions
| Where To Dine
|101 W. 2nd Street
|Michigan City, IN 46360
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Exhibition Gallery and Gallery Shop Hours (Central)
Extended hours on Thursdays until 7 pm Memorial Day-Labor Day
Note: The Hyndman Gallery is closed every Thursday morning until 2pm for a private luncheon.
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Please Note: Galleries will be closed Jan. 10 - Feb. 5. Administrative offices will remain open during regular weekday hours.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18: Closed
The Hyndman Gallery is closed every Thursday morning until 2 PM for a civic event.
Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Weekdays: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursdays: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Street Construction Updates:
Currently, guests heading to LCA can access the parking via 2nd St from Pine St.
Visit this page for continuous updates on the project.
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From Northwest Indiana:
Take US 12 East through Porter & Pines into Michigan City. At the 2nd stop light, turn left onto Pine St., getting in the center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
From the East and Michigan:
Take I94 West towards Chicago. Merge onto US-35 N via EXIT 40B toward MICHIGAN CITY. Take 35 West through town. Turn LEFT onto E MICHIGAN BLVD / US-12. Turn right at Pine St., getting in the center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
From the South:
Take 80 East (Toll Road) or I94 East to US 421 North into Michigan City. Cross over US 20. Hwy 421 will become Franklin St. Travel through lights and business district and turn right on 9th St and go one block. Turn left on Pine St. (one way). Cross over Michigan Blvd. (US 12) and stay in center lane. Veer left at the “Y”, where City Hall and the Police station will be on your left, and the LCA will be on your right. Go straight toward next intersection instead of following lanes back south. Turn right onto the side street (Washington). Turn right into LCA parking lot. Tan brick building.
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Blue Chip Casino - Options Buffet
Options Buffet offers and extensive array of delicious fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options Buffet treats guests to an all-you-can-enjoy selection of tempting treats.
Address: 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, IN
Phone: 219-879-7711 • Toll Free: 888-879-7711
Fr & Sat 7am -11pm, Sun-Thurs 7am – 10pm
Bridges Waterfront Cafe
A fun, casual, family-oriented restaurant near the LCA, casino and outlet mall. Enjoy seafood, salads, and sandwiches while watching boats and the rotating Amtrak bridge.
Address: 508 E 2nd Street, Michigan City
Hours: Open Seasonally Mon.- Sun.11am-9pm; Closed Tue.
Cafe Elite & Catering
Located just blocks from LCA and outlet shopping! Sophisticated, yet casual atmosphere serving an array of enticing dishes prepared for every taste and pallet. Seasonal outdoor dining available.
Address: 231 W 7th Street, Michigan City
Hours: Sun & Tue 11-3, Wed & Thurs 11-8, Fri & Sat 11-9, Closed Monday
Duneland Beach Inn
Excellent steaks, chops, pasta, and seafood. Delicious homemade soups and pastries created daily.
Address: 3311 Pottawattomie Trail, Duneland Beach
Hours: Dinner Tue - Sat 5pm-9pm
Fiddlehead is located in the Uptown Art District. Serving comfort food that you would enjoy around the family table. They also seek to hire veterans to help them move onto a career in restaurant ownership or management.
Address: 422 Franklin St. Michigan City
Hours: Mon - Thur: 11am-9pm; Fri – Sat: 11am-10pm; Sun: 11am-8pm
Less than a block from the LCA! Enjoy a rustic family dining experience. Specializing in steaks, chops, chicken, ribs, and more!
Address: 10 Commerce Square, Michigan City
Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri. 11:30am-3pm; Dinner Mon.-Thu. 4pm-10pm, Fri.-Sat. 4pm-11pm, and Sun. 4pm-9:30pm
Hammer's Food & Drink
Family owned and operated. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Homemade pasta and pizza, hand cut steaks, lake perch, and the best BBQ ribs in town.
Address: 2134 E US Hwy 20, Michigan City
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11am-10pm; Sun. 10am-9pm; Sun. brunch 10am-2pm
Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant
Enjoy Japanese food and a sushi bar grill in the heart of the Uptown Arts District.
Address: 725 Franklin St. Michigan City
Lunch Hours: Mon-Fri: 11am-3pm
Dinner Hours: Mon-Thur: 4:30pm-9:30pm; Fri: 4:30-10:30pm; Sat: 11:30am-10:30pm; Sun. Noon-9:00pm
Lakshore Coffee & Specialties
Located just blocks from LCA and outlet shopping! Coffees, sandwiches and salads.
Address: 444 Wabash, Michigan City
Hours: Open Daily 6am – 6pm
Michigan City's premier destination near the marina, beach, outlet mall and casino boat. Big menu with good variety and great prices -- you'll never leave hungry.
Address: 110 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360
Maxine's Restaurant & Bar
A local favorite! Serving steaks, seafood, pasta, and more in a beautiful convivial atmosphere. Traditional fine dining with extensive wine selection and attentive service. Jazz on weekends.
Address: 521 Franklin Square, Michigan City
Hours: Daily 5pm
Shoreline Brewery & Restaurant
Just a block from the LCA! Twelve fresh, hand crafted beers on tap with a unique menu. Lots of vegetarian options.
Address: 208 Wabash, Michigan City
Hours: Sun.-Thu. 11am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-1am
Nautical atmosphere, known for the half-pound Swingbelly's Burger.
Address: 3101 East U.S. 12, Michigan City
Hours: Labor Day-Memorial Day Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm; Memorial Day-Labor Day Mon.-Sat. 11am-10pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm
Top Dog-Great Lakes Catering
Delicious “Chicago-Style” hotdogs and sausages, Maxwell Street Polish Sausages, fresh hand patted burgers, roasted Purdue chickens, and tasty side dishes. Eat in or carry out and drive thru! One block east of Lighthouse Place.
Address: 701 Washington Street, Michigan City
Hours: Mon – Fri 10:30am - 3pm
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