Indiana State Museum located in White River State Park

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204



Open Tues.-Sat., 10 am-5 pm; Sun., 11 am-5 pm. Closed Mondays, except during spring and fall breaks, and the month of December.

$17, adult
$16, senior (age 60 and older)
$15, college student (with valid ID from Indiana college or university
$12, youth (age 3-17)

The Indiana State Museum, located in White River State Park, brings the best of the museum world to Indiana. Spanning three floors of permanent and changing galleries, the museum tells the story of the Hoosier state, and features a year-round calendar of exhibits, events and educational programs for all ages. Here you can engage with the past and connect it to the present, carrying your newfound knowledge and experiences with you long after you leave. In addition to exhibits, the museum houses an IMAX movie theater, the Indiana Store, The Farmers Market Café, and the L.S. Ayres Tea Room, open to the public during the holiday season and available for private dining throughout the year.

Permanent galleries include:

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Small Wonders - Matter Mysteries

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Young Explorers - Building Blocks

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Celebration Crossing Opening Day

November 23, 2018

Celebration Crossing

November 23, 2018-January 6, 2019

L.S. Ayres Tea Room

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Santa's Holiday Breakfast

November 25-December 22, 2018

Books, Booze & Brains

November 27, 2018

Preschool Fridays

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Holiday Sounds

December 2-16, 2018

Small Wonders - Winter Wonderland

December 12-15, 2018

Supper with Santa - Members Only

December 13, 2018

Bear's First Snow

December 14-30, 2018

Young Explorers - Winter Exploration

December 15, 2018

The 12 Days of Winter

December 26, 2018-January 6, 2019

Tea and Theater with Your Lovey

January 6, 2019

Indiana Art Fair

February 9-10, 2019


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