The ABCs of Online, At-Home, and In-Classroom Learning

The Indiana State Museum provides resources for the classroom, for museum visits and virtual learning to enhance educators’ curriculums. Whether it’s a school program, outreach program, or professional development opportunity, we’re here to serve you. Learn about our opportunities below or in our downloadable PreK-12 Education Program Guide.

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Field Trips

From geological artifacts and historical objects to epic experiences and hands-on learning, our galleries, programs and theater performances come alive. With so many possibilities, no trip to the museum is ever the same!

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Theater Performances

Participate in interactive live theater performances at the museum or in your own classroom. Your students will find themselves in the thick of the action!

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School Programming

Schedule an in-person or virtual program tailored to your group that complements your classroom learning. Can’t make it to Indianapolis? We’ll bring the museum to your classroom with our outreach program.

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Festivals and Events

Enjoy hands-on activities, performances, games and giveaways that will appeal to a variety of your students’ interests, fulfill select Indiana academic standards, and get them excited about learning!

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Education Resources


From behind-the-scenes tours and workshops to online guides and resources, we’re committed to helping educators provide the most dynamic classroom and at-home learning experiences possible.

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The Indiana State Museum offers classes, events and group visits for homeschool families that integrate art, history and STEM through hands-on exploration, gallery tours, outdoor investigation and more.

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Out-of-School Time

Continue learning outside of the classroom. Bring your out-of-school group to the Indiana State Museum for special programs and reduced rates designed just for you.

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Download your copy of our PreK-12 Education Program Guide. This handy tool includes everything you need to know about our field trips, school and outreach programs, galleries, special exhibitions and more.

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Our Teachers Say It Best

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    “I wanted to send a thank you for a great visit to your STEAM Day. One of my kids said it was AMAZING! The DNA extraction activity was a BIG hit. We were also able to use their experience on the 3D drawing activity in class today. Between the hands-on activities, the STEAM activities, and the pendulum, I’m not sure what else we could have asked for in our day. SOOOO much great learning.”

    Maria Ging

    4th Grade Teacher at Fall Creek Elementary

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