Membership

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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! 

Have questions about membership? Review Membership FAQs here.

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 summer 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
  • 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 800+ North America Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association sites AND 300+ ASTC Travel Passport Program participants = more than 1,100 museums and science center admissions
  • Benefits listed above in the 'all members enjoy' section
          *To be used during a visit to the museum.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Members & Donors Pizza Party

September 28, 6 - 8 p.m.

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Be the first to see two new experiences – THE ART OF THE BRICK® and Cardboard Engineering on Friday, September 28. Enjoy Domino’s pizza and let the fun begin!  

See more than 80 original pieces of LEGO art made by artist Nathan Sawaya in THE ART OF THE BRICK, then try building your own brick masterpiece. In Cardboard Engineering, engage your creative side as you design and construct your own cardboard creation.

Then, pick up some tricks while watching a pizza box-folding demonstration and encourage your young ones to engage in a friendly box-folding competition themselves. The winners will receive goodies!

Admission for adults is $10, youth (ages 3-17) is $5; and children younger than age 3 are free. 

Registration is required by Sept. 25.

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