Discounts

Access Pass
Access Pass admission is $2 (not available online) per family member per visit, for up to two adults and dependent youth living in the household.
Access Pass Application 

AAA Hoosier Members
AAA Hoosier Members receive $1 off admission.

Education
Museum admission is free for pre-registered, accredited schools or homeschool groups of ten or more K-12 students. Afterschool programs also have a  special field trip rate. Self-guided preschools and day cares pay group admission. The Preschool Journeys program costs $6 per student, $6 per chaperone and is free for teachers. Learn more >>

IMAX discount
Receive $2 off the price of museum admission with the purchase of an IMAX ticket. Discount not available online.

Indiana State Employees
All Indiana state employees receive $10 off of NEW memberships.

Indianapolis Consortium of Arts Administrators
Staff from Indianapolis Consortium of Arts Administrators member institutions receive free admission.

Military admission
To honor their service, active military receives free admission every day, and their immediate family members receive $2 off admission. Veterans receive free admission from Nov. 1 – 12. Additionally, the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites are members of the Blue Star Museum program. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, active military and their immediate families receive free admission.

Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount
Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio ticket on the same day. Not available online.

Show Us Your Badge
Attendees of events at the Indiana Convention Center receive $2 off museum admission. Present your convention badge to the museum to receive the discount.