Angel Mounds Glenn A. Black Laboratory

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A truly unique space for your next event

This reconstructed space is perfect for small meetings and other events. We have hosted everything from board meetings to art classes in this space and look forward to welcoming your group to this natural light-filled space.

Angel Mounds Glenn A. Black Laboratory Details

  • Pricing

    3 hr minimum

    • Before 5pm – $50/hr
    • After 5pm – $60/hr
  • Capacity

    15-20 people seated at tables

  • Details

    • Heat and/or air conditioning provided in the space.
    • Running water is accessible.
    • Portable restrooms can be rented.
    • Discounted museum tickets available during regular hours with room rental – must purchase in person.
    • To book your event, a deposit of 50% of rental space is required along with a signed agreement. A check, American Express, MasterCard or Visa are accepted forms of payment. Please note: Indiana sales tax of 7% applies to all rental fees.
    • Alcohol and catering services may be hired by the client. The client must provide a copy of the catering contract to the Angel Mounds State Historic Site manager at the time that the contract is signed. Caterers must show proof of all appropriate state licensing, including a valid liquor license.
    • A certificate of insurance is required for all rental events at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site.
    • There is a three hour minimum for each event. This includes one hour for set-up, one hour for your event and one hour for tear-down and clean-up. Extra hours for set-up, tear-down or the event, may be added for an additional fee and must conclude by midnight.
    • Angel Mounds State Historic Site at times could be considered under structural or cosmetic construction. Structural and/or cosmetic changes to the facility and its grounds includes but is not limited to gallery closures, improvements to the landscape, installation of art, etc. In the best efforts of the facility, plans will be communicated as early as possible to the client.
    • For groups of 15 or more, adult tickets are $6, and youth tickets are $3. Group tickets must be purchased in person.

What sets us apart

  • Beautiful location with open spaces and woods
  • Indoor and outdoor rental options available
  • Different locations on one property
  • Large parking lot
  • On-site tables and chairs
  • Plenty of unique photo opportunities at the site


With beautiful views of the mounds and trees surrounding the property, the outdoor grounds are set up as a beautiful backdrop for your event. You and your guests can hike the trails, explore the interactive visitor center and orientate yourself with the history of the site, while creating your own! From the natural setting to Glenn A. Black’s laboratory, you and your guests are sure to create new memories.

Explore an ancient Indiana metropolis at Angel Mounds State Historic Site. A thousand years ago, southwest Indiana was home to a thriving community of Native Americans known as the Mississippians on the banks of the Ohio River. Archaeologists are uncovering the mysteries of these past inhabitants by combing over artifacts they left behind.

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PLEASE NOTE: The Angel Mounds Glenn A. Black Laboratory will not be available for events taking place in 2023.