MAKING LIFELONG LEARNING POSSIBLE

The only institution that offers year-round free field trips to all Hoosier students.

Field trips can play a vital role in supporting formal classroom learning. For some students, a field trip is their first museum experience, for others a field trip is the moment that learning becomes fun and different and the dotted lines between science, art, culture and history begin to connect. Since 2016, we’ve been committed to providing every K-12 student in our state, and their educators, free admission when on field trips.

Make an investment

Your support ensures we can continue to provide free field trip admission to students across the state and serve as a catalyst for lifelong learning for all Hoosiers.

If you would like to make changes to your recurring gift please contact our development office at 317.719.2650.

Online Payment

Choose an investment amount and frequency that works for you. Your gift is 100% tax-deductible. Credit card and digital wallet options available.

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Stock Transfer

For stock transfers, please contact Chief Financial Officer David Daum for more information.

 

Check

Checks should be made out to Indiana State Museum Foundation and sent to:

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

For wire transfers, please contact Chief Financial Officer David Daum for more information.

Become a donor member

Enjoy access to reciprocal museums nationwide when you commit to a donor membership. You’ll make hands-on, minds-on opportunities possible for thousands of visitors across the state. Your tax-deductible investment supports impactful exhibitions and dynamic visitor experiences, enables us to welcome K-12 Indiana students for free field trips, and opens our doors to the community for free admission days.

Become a Donor Member

If you would like to make changes to your recurring gift please contact our development office at 317.719.2650.

$250 - $499

Enjoy all the benefits of a Family Plus membership including reciprocal benefits at 1,300+ arts, cultural and historical institutions and 300+ museums and science centers, plus:

  • Complimentary event and program tickets
  • Invitations to donor events
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$500 - $999

Enjoy all the benefits of a Stone Society donor membership, plus:

  • Invitations to curator-led donor events
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$1,000 - $9,999

Enjoy all the benefits of a Steel Society donor membership, plus:

  • Invitation to Starry Night donor recognition event
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$10,000 - $24,999

Enjoy all the benefits of a Icon Society donor membership, plus:

  • Early access to L.S. Ayres Tea Room reservations during the holiday season
  • Invitation to a tour or event with other society members hosted by CEO
  • Permanent recognition on Indiana State Museum donor wall
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$25,000 - $49,999

Enjoy all the benefits of a Star Society donor membership, plus:

  • One (1) complimentary Family Plus membership to gift to someone you care about or a family with otherwise limited access to the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
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$50,000 - $99,999

Enjoy all the benefits of a 19th Star Society donor membership, plus:

  • 25% facility rental fee discount
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$100,000+

Enjoy all the benefits of a Ray Society donor membership, plus:

  • 30% facility rental fee discount
  • Invitation to join the President’s Roundtable and provide input on Indiana State Museum and Historic
  • Sites advancement efforts
  • Exclusive tours of experiences
  • Reception hosted at the museum or a historic site to celebrate the impact of your gift
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Legacy Giving

With a planned gift, you can make an impact on children and families for generations to come. Tomorrow’s Indiana offers planned giving opportunities for donors with interests in long-term philanthropy. By including the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites in your estate plans, you will leave a legacy ensuring the preservation of Hoosier stories for future generations.

Contact Chief Development Officer, Tanya Hand to learn more.

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