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Today's Programming at the Indiana State Museum

Every day, find new and exciting ways to explore the world around you through hands-on activities at the Indiana State Museum. Here's what you'll uncover today:

Pocket Solar System 15-minute activity
Make a scale model of our solar system to explore the vast distances between planets and discover that our solar neighborhood contains many interesting features and objects. Imagine where you might like to send a NASA mission spacecraft in the future!
11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Zentangles 15-minute project
11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Escape the I.S.M. 15-minute game
Fred the Mastodon has closed the galleries early with guests still inside! The only way he will open them back up is if someone can solve the mysteries of the museum itself. Test your luck and your knowledge of the Indiana State Museum with this board game.
Noon & 2 p.m.

Foucault Pendulum chat
Stop by for a hands on explanation of this larger than life ISM icon!
1 - 1:30 p.m.

Mastodon Tooth Paste 15-minute activity
Cap off your museum visit with an exciting and explosive experiment.
4:30 p.m.

Date & Time

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Indiana State Museum | 650 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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