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Enjoy 16 days of thrilling performances and engaging activities, all while learning about Indiana’s history during the most anticipated event of the summer. Play along with Raggedy Ann, volunteer to help dig Indiana’s canals with Sully, peek under the hood of Elwood Haynes’ first automobile, and shake hands with Abraham Lincoln himself. Don’t forget to make a paper flower for that someone special, write them a letter with your newly-learned calligraphy skills, or take them to watch the inaugural broadcast of Indiana’s smallest radio station, WISM, as they sing, dance, and joke their way into your hearts.
Located at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in the Pioneer Village.
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:
Physics of Flight 15-minute activity
August 19 is National Aviation Day! Be prepared by learning all about the physics of flight in this activity series. This week is all about lift!
11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m.
Indiana Trivia Make 15-minute demonstration
What is a Hoosier? Which famous celebrities are from Indiana? Test your knowledge of our amazing state!
12 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Cardstock Airplanes 15-minute activity
Celebrate the spirit of aviation by creating an airplane with cardstock. Use one of our templates or design your own!
11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
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