Group Visits

Everything is more fun with friends!


Group Admission

Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more. To receive group rates, please book your visit in advance and purchase all tickets with one payment.

Museum Admission

ADULT (18-59) - $9.75
CHILD (ages 3-17) - $6.50


Group Tours

Special rates apply to groups booked through professional tour operators. Please call 317.232.1637 for information.

Museum INvasion Tours

Don't just visit the museum, INvade it. Wear practical shoes - they're the only thing practical about this tour. From the odd to the shocking to the just plain eye-opening, a Museum INvasion tour turns the traditional museum experience on its head. 

INvasion tours are meant to give the back story of artifacts on display in an entertaining and intimate tour setting. Intended for adults, but suitable for children ages 10 and up.

Museum INvasion Tours are $10 for 
members; $20 for non-members. Includes 
museum admission.

To reserve your spot on this INvasion tour, call 317.232.1637. Walk-ins are welcome -- while space remains.

Scheduled group tours are also available: Tours are $150 with a maximum of 10 people per group. To book a group tour, contact 317.232.1637. 


Bulk tickets

Bulk ticket vouchers allow groups to purchase tickets that do not apply to any particular day. A minimum of 15 tickets are required for purchase and regular group rates apply. Visitors holding bulk tickets must report to the Ticket Counter upon arrival to exchange the voucher for an actual ticket. Each bulk ticket voucher is printed with an expiration date of one year from the date of issue.

*Child: ages 3 through 17
*Senior: age 60 and older


Arrival & Check-in

Are you arriving by car?
Please park in the White River State Park underground garage. We will validate your parking ticket for $5 per car for all vehicles in your party. Parking is free with the purchase of IMAX® tickets.

Are you arriving by bus?
Buses should pull up to the main entrance on Washington Street. A Guest Services Agent will greet your group, provide your bus driver with a parking pass and instructions on where to park, and collect all sack lunches, if necessary.


Dining Options

Sack lunches:
For those who wish to pack their own lunch, make reservations to eat in the School Lunchroom at no additional charge.

Boxed lunches:
Adult and child boxed lunch options are available for groups with a tighter schedule.

The Farmers Market Café:
The Farmers Market Café offers seasonal menus with a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches.


L.S. Ayres Tea Room™:
For groups of 15 or more, the historic L.S. Ayres Tea Room is a wonderful option. Contact Group Sales at 317.232.1637 for pricing information.


Customize Your Visit

Make your visit to the Indiana State Museum even more memorable by tailoring it to the unique interests and needs of your group. 

Thank you for choosing to bring your group to the Indiana State Museum. For more information, or to schedule a K-12 educational visit, please call 317.232.1637.