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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:


Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall
Story Time in Santa’s Front Yard– 10:30am

15 minute story


Mastodon Toothpaste– 4:30PM
15 minute experiment
Cap off your museum visit by participating in an explosive and colorful science experiment!


R.B. Annis Naturalist’s Lab
Bird Beak Buffet- 11am & 3:00pm

15 minute activity
What do birds eat and why? How have their beaks evolved to help them eat their favorite foods?



Global Indiana Gallery
Covered Wagon– Noon and 2pm

15 minute game
Could you survive a covered wagon journey? What would you take with you? More importantly – what would you choose to leave behind?



Creativity Studio
Salty Snowflake Paintings– 11:30am & 2:30pm

15 minute project
Welcome winter weather with a fun and salty process art project!

Date & Time

December 4, 2019


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