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Access Pass

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.

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AAA Hoosier Members

AAA Hoosier Members receive $1 off admission.

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Admission is free for pre-registered, accredited Indiana schools or Indiana homeschool groups of 10 or more K-12 students. Members of the Indiana Association of Homeschool Educators receive free daily admission with proof of membership. 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. Additionally, all accredited Indiana K-12 educators receive free admission every day to all Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites locations* with their valid teacher ID.

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IMAX discount

Receive $2 off the price of museum admission with the purchase of an IMAX ticket. Discount for Indiana State Museum only; not available online. Offer valid with any IMAX ticket stub – same day purchase not required.

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Indiana State Employees

All Indiana state employees receive $10 off of NEW memberships and $2 off admission.

Indiana College Students

Students currently attending any Indiana college or university receive $5 admission with valid ID.

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Indianapolis Consortium of Arts Administrators

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

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Military admission

To honor their service, the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites offers active and veteran military free admission *year-round, and their immediate family members reduced admission ($2 off per ticket).

*From Armed Forces Day (May 18, 2024) to Labor Day (September 2, 2024) we are active participants in the Blue Star Museums program and offer free admission to active military and their families.

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Show Us Your Badge

Attendees of events at the Indiana Convention Center receive $3 off museum admission. Present your convention badge to the museum to receive the discount.

These discounts apply to all 12 locations of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites unless otherwise indicated.