Farmers Market Café

Enjoy the best view in the city at the museum's main restaurant, the Farmers Market Café. With indoor and outdoor dining, the menu is reflective of Indiana’s heritage as a source of fresh, local produce with seasonal menus and fresh soups, salads and sandwiches. A fabulous place to eat in downtown Indianapolis, the Farmers Market Café, located inside the museum just off the canal, offers the perfect lunch location.

The full menu is available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Visit our grab-and-go cooler for a selection of sandwiches, salads and snacks throughout the day, available until 5 p.m. 

L.S. Ayres Tea Room™

The L.S. Ayres Tea Room™ is available for private dining to groups of 15 or more throughout the year. A special group menu applies, and at least two weeks’ notice is required. The Tea Room is an ideal setting for luncheons, board meetings, showers and more. 

The Tea Room opens for public dining during the holiday season, starting Nov. 24, 2017. 

Call 317.232.1637 for more information. 

Food service at the Indiana State Museum is provided by Kahn’s Catering.