Current Experiences

Share the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light of a microscope. The world’s best photomicrographers have captured dynamic images that showcase a wide variety of advanced scientific disciplines. November 2019 – March 2020 Learn more>>



Kids and adults alike: Prepare to be challenged with a puzzling exhibit that gets you moving! Jump from dot-to-dot in Hop Dots and maneuver your way through the twists and turns of a giant walk-through cardboard maze. Discover the history of mazes and labyrinths and see original maze art. You may need to sharpen your logic and problem-solving skills to become a true maze-master! Aug. 31, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Learn more >>

In our permanent experiences, you’ll find a place to explore big questions and learn the story of Indiana – from the ancient forces that shaped the land to Hoosier icons of the modern day. Here, there’s truly something for every interest. Learn more >>


Browse special art shows on our Whipple Truss Bridge and discover fascinating artifacts displays throughout the galleries. Learn more >>

Featuring academy award-winning IMAX® technology and a six-story screen, The IMAX Theater offers audiences both 2D and 3D IMAX films, as well as contemporary Hollywood movies. Conveniently located in White River State Park's Indiana State Museum, the IMAX is the ultimate larger-than-life experience. Learn more >> 

Visit our calendar for a list of daily programming, events and experiences at the Indiana State Museum and our 11 state historic sites. Visit calendar >>