Educational Outreach

Educational Outreach

Want to provide a museum experience for your students but can’t make it to Indianapolis? Let us bring our outreach programs directly to you. We have a variety of options to choose from, and many programs can be tailored to fit your specific needs.

View our Planning Guide for full descriptions and details of outreach opportunities.

Education Trunks

Cost: $20/trunk for a two week rental; To book call 317.232.1637

From Civil War to Indiana quilts, we have an educational trunk perfect for your class! Give your students hands-on activities to help them discover Indiana art, science and culture. Interactive trunks are packed with books, artifacts, posters and activities. Each trunk includes a teacher’s manual and fulfills select Indiana Academic Standards. Click here for a complete listing of available trunks. 

Supported by the Arthur Jordan Foundation.

Workshops & Performances

Engage in conversation with Abraham Lincoln and Sojourner Truth. Allow our staff to teach about the history of corn and the principles of crime scene investigation. By booking one of our workshops or educational theater performances, you’re allowing us to bring the best of the museum directly into your classroom. 

To book your outreach program, contact David McDaniel at 317.509.8684.

Legacy Theater Troupe

The Legacy Theater Troupe presents 1st and 3rd person interpretations of characters important throughout Indiana history. Imagine your students’ excitement when Johnny Appleseed or Abraham Lincoln walks through the door! Our Troupe offers wandering presentations appropriate for festivals of 10, 20 and 45 minute staged shows for classroom, library and community settings.

To book your outreach program, contact David McDaniel at 317.509.8684.