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Experience the best of Indiana, all over the state, by participating in our events and programs. Choose a category or date to find something specific or browse the calendar to encounter something new.  

  • CLOSED: All Locations

    Apr 21st, 2019
    10:00am - 5:00pm

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is closed on Sunday, April 21.

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  • Indiana Master Naturalist

    Apr 22nd, 2019
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Learn about Indiana’s natural history from experts on eight topics including trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. This one-week course is offered in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers.

    Dates: This class is daily from April 22 through April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Ages: For adults ages 17+
    Price: 
    $75/members, $80/non-members
    Register: Registration is required by April 8 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • All Locations Closed on Mondays*

    Apr 22nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    All locations
    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is closed on Mondays, with the exception of New Harmony State Historic Site.
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  • Indiana Master Naturalist

    Apr 23rd, 2019
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Learn about Indiana’s natural history from experts on eight topics including trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. This one-week course is offered in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers.

    Dates: This class is daily from April 22 through April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Ages: For adults ages 17+
    Price: 
    $75/members, $80/non-members
    Register: Registration is required by April 8 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Indiana Master Naturalist

    Apr 24th, 2019
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Learn about Indiana’s natural history from experts on eight topics including trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. This one-week course is offered in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers.

    Dates: This class is daily from April 22 through April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Ages: For adults ages 17+
    Price: 
    $75/members, $80/non-members
    Register: Registration is required by April 8 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Indiana Master Naturalist

    Apr 25th, 2019
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Learn about Indiana’s natural history from experts on eight topics including trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. This one-week course is offered in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers.

    Dates: This class is daily from April 22 through April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Ages: For adults ages 17+
    Price: 
    $75/members, $80/non-members
    Register: Registration is required by April 8 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • 34th Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 26th, 2019
    7:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    Experience the natural beauty and incredible wildlife of Brown County during this annual outdoor cooperative event April 26 through 28. Enjoy wildflower and bird walks, wetlands hikes, a boat trip on Lake Monroe and opportunities for nature photography. All hikes are free.

    Join fellow forayers for a special dinner and presentation on April 27 for $12 per person. Registration for the dinner is required by April 25 and can be made by calling 812.988.2785.

    Price: Included with purchase of site admission (Adults/$7, Seniors/$6, Youth/$4, Children Under 3/free, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Members/free)
    Questions?
     Call us at 812.988.2785 or email tcsteeleshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Indiana Master Naturalist

    Apr 26th, 2019
    9:30am - 4:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Learn about Indiana’s natural history from experts on eight topics including trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. This one-week course is offered in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers.

    Dates: This class is daily from April 22 through April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Ages: For adults ages 17+
    Price: 
    $75/members, $80/non-members
    Register: Registration is required by April 8 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Creatures of the Night

    Apr 26th, 2019
    8:30pm - 10:30pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site - Loblolly Marsh Nature Preserve

    Join in an evening of exploration at the Loblolly Marsh. Try your hand at dip netting to catch aquatic creatures, then see what you can discover under a digital microscope. Take a night hike by flashlight, experience night vision and end the evening roasting marshmallows around the campfire.

    Price: $3/members, $4/non-members
    Tickets: 
    Purchase tickets at the door.
    Questions? Call us at 260.368.7428 or email limberlostshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • 34th Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 27th, 2019
    7:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    Experience the natural beauty and incredible wildlife of Brown County during this annual outdoor cooperative event April 26 through 28. Enjoy wildflower and bird walks, wetlands hikes, a boat trip on Lake Monroe and opportunities for nature photography. All hikes are free.

    Join fellow forayers for a special dinner and presentation on April 27 for $12 per person. Registration for the dinner is required by April 25 and can be made by calling 812.988.2785.

    Price: Included with purchase of site admission (Adults/$7, Seniors/$6, Youth/$4, Children Under 3/free, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Members/free)
    Questions?
     Call us at 812.988.2785 or email tcsteeleshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Farm Fest

    Apr 27th, 2019
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Experience Indiana’s farming history at this annual event, where you'll celebrate Indiana’s rich history of agriculture and honor the farming history of Angel Mounds. See blacksmithing and engine demonstrations, sample homemade butter, make popcorn over a fire, and learn about quilts, honey and life during the 1700s-1900s.

    Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 27, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 28.

    Price: Included with purchase of site admission (Adult/$8, Seniors/$7, Youth/$5, Children under 3/free, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites members/free)
    Questions? Call us at 812.853.3956 or email angelmoundsshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Boy Scouts of America: Ecology & You

    Apr 27th, 2019
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    How do you contribute to air, water and land pollution, and how does this affect ecosystems? Scouts will evaluate their own use of natural resources and explore how we can reduce our carbon footprint. Scouts will visit our galleries to see how humans have changed the Indiana landscape.

    Session A:  Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Environmental Science Merit Badge, Grades 5–12

    Price: $12/scout, $1/adult
    Tickets: Member tickets | Non-member tickets | Call 317.232.1637
    Questions? Chat with us at 317.232.1637 or museumcommunication@indianamuseum.org.
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  • Wildflower Walk & Brunch

    Apr 27th, 2019
    10:30am - 12:30pm
    Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

    Enjoy a hearty brunch at the Carriage House, then take a walking tour through Gene’s woods and her “tame” gardens. Find out why she called her property “Wildflower Woods,” and learn the old-fashioned, common names for wildflowers used during her time. Event is rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.

    Price: $20/members, $25/non-members
    Tickets: Purchase tickets by April 19 by calling 260.854.3790.
    Questions? Call us at 260.854.3790 or email genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

    This event takes place regardless of weather, and attendees are asked to dress accordingly.

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  • 34th Annual Wildflower Foray

    Apr 28th, 2019
    7:00am - 5:00pm
    T.C. Steele State Historic Site

    Experience the natural beauty and incredible wildlife of Brown County during this annual outdoor cooperative event April 26 through 28. Enjoy wildflower and bird walks, wetlands hikes, a boat trip on Lake Monroe and opportunities for nature photography. All hikes are free.

    Join fellow forayers for a special dinner and presentation on April 27 for $12 per person. Registration for the dinner is required by April 25 and can be made by calling 812.988.2785.

    Price: Included with purchase of site admission (Adults/$7, Seniors/$6, Youth/$4, Children Under 3/free, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Members/free)
    Questions?
     Call us at 812.988.2785 or email tcsteeleshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Farm Fest

    Apr 28th, 2019
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Angel Mounds State Historic Site

    Experience Indiana’s farming history at this annual event, where you'll celebrate Indiana’s rich history of agriculture and honor the farming history of Angel Mounds. See blacksmithing and engine demonstrations, sample homemade butter, make popcorn over a fire, and learn about quilts, honey and life during the 1700s-1900s.

    Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 27, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 28.

    Price: Included with purchase of site admission (Adult/$8, Seniors/$7, Youth/$5, Children under 3/free, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites members/free)
    Questions? Call us at 812.853.3956 or email angelmoundsshs@indianamuseum.org.

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  • All Locations Closed on Mondays*

    Apr 29th, 2019
    All-day Event
    All locations
    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is closed on Mondays, with the exception of New Harmony State Historic Site.
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  • Books, Booze & Brains (21+)

    Apr 30th, 2019
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Ash & Elm Cider Co. 2104 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46201

    In this adults-only science book club, join an expert for a facilitated discussion about a popular science-themed book while sipping a drink or enjoying a snack.

    BookThe Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, by Deborah Blum

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    Who would enjoy this program? Adults 21+
    Price:
    Free
    Questions? Chat with us at 317.232.1637 or museumcommunication@indianamuseum.org.
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