Membership

Give the Gift of Membership


An Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites membership is a gift that keeps on giving all year long. With 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, your friends and family will enjoy more incredible experiences than you can wrap! 

From November 24 – December 31, 2017, give a holiday gift membership and receive 10% off your purchase:

Patron: $103.50 (reg. $115)
Family/Grandparent: $72 (reg. $80)
Individual Premier: $58.50 (reg. $65)

To purchase your gift membership, call 317-232-1637.

All members enjoy:

  • Free unlimited admission to the Indiana State Museum and all 11 state historic sites
  • Reciprocal benefits to more than 300 museum and science centers through the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program
  • Discounts on memberships to other local cultural institutions, including the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis Zoo and Conner Prairie
  • Free IMAX® vouchers and discounts on tickets
  • Parking passes for the White River State Park parking garage (Patron members get free parking!)
  • Exclusive invitations to special programs, members-only events and exhibition openings
  • 10% discount at the Indiana Store and Farmers Market Café
  • Free admission to more than 1,100 museums and science centers at the Patron level
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletter


Membership Levels

PATRON MEMBERSHIP - $115

  • Includes membership for two adults
  • Free admission for up to two additional guests
  • Free admission for all children and grandchildren under 21
  • Free parking at the White River State Park parking garage. Must be visiting the museum and must have exited the garage by 6 p.m. in order to receive the free parking benefit.*
  • Four IMAX® vouchers
  • 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


FAMILY/GRANDPARENT - $80

  • Includes membership for two adults
  • Free admission for all children and grandchildren under age 21
  • Three parking passes to the White River State Park parking garage*
  • Two IMAX® vouchers
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers through the ASTC Travel Passport Program


INDIVIDUAL PREMIER - $65

  • Includes membership for one adult + guest
  • Two IMAX® vouchers
  • Three parking passes to the White River State Park parking garage*
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers through the ASTC Travel Passport Program
     

*Museum members eligible for free validated parking must be visiting the museum and present their current membership card and valid state ID to the museum’s ticket counter during regular business hours. The Indiana State Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Member News & Events

Supper with Santa and Friends
Thurs., Dec. 14
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and all of their friends at the family friendly buffet supper, a Celebration Crossing event just for museum members! Ride the Santa Claus Express around Toy Mountain, hear from Mik the Music Man, play in Santa’s Playground and decorate the special members-only holiday tree.

Space is limited, RSVP today! The first 100 member families to register will receive a free keepsake photo with Santa.

Call 317.232.1637 by Dec. 8 to make your reservation.

> $30 per adult, $16 per child (ages 4-12); children younger than age 4 are free.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Members may utilize their membership towards the purchase of Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie tickets. To utilize this member discount, movie tickets must be purchased at the IMAX theater box office only. This offer is not available online or by phone.

At the time of ticket purchase, please present your IMAX voucher tickets. These vouchers are a $5 discount towards the purchase of the movie ticket. If you no longer have the IMAX voucher tickets, you may still show your Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites membership card at the time of purchase to receive a $2 discount towards the purchase of the movie ticket. Visit www.imaxindy.com for a list of showtimes.

Polar Express: An IMAX® 3D Experience

For a limited time, members are able to exchange valid, unused IMAX® vouchers for tickets to see Polar Express: An IMAX® 3D Experience. One IMAX® voucher equals one single movie ticket per person. This offer only applies to Polar Express: An IMAX® 3D Experience shown on the following dates: Nov 24-26; Dec 1-3; Dec 8-10, 2017. Vouchers must be exchanged at the IMAX® box office. This offer is not available online or by phone. Visit www.imaxindy.com for a list of showtimes.