Membership

Become a Member

1 membership. 12 locations.


An Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites membership provides you a full year of unlimited free admission at 12 amazing sites, behind-the-scenes peeks, invitations to family friendly events, exhibition first-looks, IMAX® vouchers and free admission to more than 300 museum and science centers worldwide. See below for details on our membership levels and enroll today! 

Membership Levels

All members enjoy:

  • Free unlimited admission to Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites statewide
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers worldwide through the Association of  Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program
  • Indy IMAX® vouchers and discounts on tickets and concessions
  • 10% discount at ISMHS gift shops
  • Monthly member e-newsletters
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on camps, holiday programs and Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio in Indy
  • 10% discount at the Indianapolis Farmers Market Café


FAMILY PLUS - $140

In addition to benefits for all members, you get:

  • Includes membership for two adults
  • Free admission for up to two additional guests
  • Free admission for all children in household and grandchildren under 21
  • NEW! Option to add a designated caregiver to your membership at no charge
  • Four IMAX® vouchers
  • Free parking at the White River State Park parking garage*
  • Free admission to more than 800 North America Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association sites + more than 300 ASTC Travel Passport Program participants = more than 1,100 museums and science center admissions
  • Benefits listed above in the 'all members enjoy' section
Purchase Family Plus Membership


FAMILY - $100

In addition to benefits for all members, you get:

  • Membership for two (2) named adults
  • Free admission for all children in household and grandchildren, ages 21 and younger
  • Two (2) Indy IMAX® vouchers 
  • Three (3) free parking passes to Indy’s White River State Park parking garage to be used during a visit to the museum.

Discounted parking vouchers available after free passes have been redeemed.
Purchase Family Membership

INDIVIDUAL - $75

In addition to benefits for all members, you get:

  • Membership for one (1) named adult + one (1) guest
  • Two (2) Indy IMAX® vouchers 
  • Three (3) free parking passes to Indy’s White River State Park parking garage to be used during a visit to the museum.

Discounted parking vouchers available after free passes have been redeemed.
Purchase Individual Membership

DONOR MEMBERSHIP
Be part of something extraordinary by becoming a donor member. Your donor membership includes a gift to further our mission to celebrate, explore and steward all that is authentically wondrous about Indiana. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of a Family Plus membership in addition to exclusive perks and behind-the-scenes opportunities available only to donor members. And, your gift is tax-deductible (minus the cost of your membership). 
Interested in learning more? Please contact our office of development at 317.232.3512 for additional details.

Canal NightsJoin us for Game Night on Wednesday, July 18th during Canal Nights at the Indiana State Museum! Enjoy hands-on game themed activities from today while learning about toys, games and recreation of our past with artifacts from the vault.  ISMHS members will be able to enjoy a sweet treat—while supplies last.  Donor level members are invited to join our curatorial staff in a behind-the-scenes tour of our Pop Culture collection. Tours are limited and sign-up is first-come, first-served that evening. Not a member? Use the links above to join.

Let us know you’ll be attending by registering* for free: Register here.

*Registration is for Canal Nights only.