Membership

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Become a member and get free admission, special discounts, IMAX® movie vouchers, member events and lots more—including free admission to hundreds of other museums across North America and around the world! 

Renew your membership today! 

All members enjoy:

  • Free unlimited admission to the Indiana State Museum and all 11 state historic sites
  • Reciprocal benefits to more than 300 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 percent discount at the Indiana Store
  • 10 percent discount in the Farmers Market Café
  • Free subscriptions to Indiana State Museum publications


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 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 Events

YOU'RE INVITED! The Power of Poison Opening Reception  
Fri., Oct. 20
6 to 8 p.m.

Opening reception sponsored by: Uncle Bill’s

Poison witches

The Power of Poison is a highly interactive exhibition featuring a walk-through forest, poisonous dart frogs and a tarantula, and plenty of hands-on discovery! Explore the themes of poison in nature, myth, human health and legend. Step into a fairytale scene to get up close to a giant “enchanted” book, solve poisoning mysteries, and see our live presenters share dramatic stories of poisonings and forensic detection.

6:15 p.m.: Opening Remarks
6:30 to 8 p.m.
: Explore the exhibit, enjoy themed light bites & beverages

Talk with Dr. Mark Siddall, curator of this traveling exhibit, from the American Museum of Natural History. Also, meet Dr. Brent Furbee, medical director emeritus at Indiana Poison Center, who will present on famous Indiana murderers who used poison to commit their crimes.

> Member Adults: $10, Youth (ages 3-17): $5
> Non-Member Adults: $20, Youth (ages 3-17): $15

RSVP required by October 13 at powerofpoison.eventbrite.com or by phone at 317.232.1637.

The Power of Poison is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org)

Expectations Member Magazine 

Digital issues of our member magazine are available here