Family and Camps

Summer Camps

Is your child Indiana’s next fashion star? Or a budding architect? Is he or she interested in crime scene investigations or nature? We’re offering nine unique summer camps in 2017. Advanced registration is required and opens on January 1, 2017; online registration or call 317.232.1637.

Click here for a full listing of the 2017 Summer Camps.


SOLD OUT: Diggin' IN: Archaeology Camp
> May 30 – June 2, 2017
> Ages 8 – 13

SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp
> June 5 – 9, 2017
> Ages 10 – 14

SOLD OUT: Indiana Fashion Runway Camp
> June 5 – 9, 2017
> Ages 10 – 14

SOLD OUT: Frontier Survivor Camp
> June 12 – 16, 2017
> Ages 8 – 13

SOLD OUT: Culinary Arts Camp
> June 19 – 23, 2017
> Ages 10 – 14

Eco-Explorers Camp
> June 19 – 23, 2017
> Ages 8 – 13

Indiana Fashion Runway Camp 2.0
> June 26 – 30, 2017
> Ages 10 – 14

SOLD OUT: Build It Camp
> July 10 – 14, 2017
> Ages 9 – 14

Science of the Circus Camp
> July 17 – 21, 2017
> Ages 6 – 9

SOLD OUT: Crime Scene Indiana State Museum Camp
> July 24 – 28, 2017
> Ages 10 – 14

Family Backpacks

Set-out on an interactive museum adventure by grabbing a Family Backpack. These backpacks offer fun for all ages as they guide you through an enhanced gallery experience filled with hands-on activities, games and crafts. Strap on a backpack and explore the museum like never before!

Fossils Family Backpack

Travel back in time to explore Indiana’s Ancient Seas and Ice Age. This backpack is your chance to touch the fossil remains of sea creatures living several hundred million years ago and construct a mammoth skeleton similar to those roaming Indiana when humans first entered this land. Make the past come alive with this family backpack!

FAMILY: $3
Family Backpacks can be reserved at the ticket counter.