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ONE MEMBERSHIP. TWELVE LOCATIONS.

An Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites membership provides you a full year of unlimited free admission to the Indiana State Museum and 11 historic sites across the state. Members also enjoy IMAX® vouchers, gift shop and restaurant discounts and free admission to other museums and science centers around the world. See below for details on our membership levels, and join today!

Individual Membership — $75

  • Membership for one (1) named adult and one (1) guest
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*
  • 25% discount on select programs and 10% discount on camps
  • 10% discount at all Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites gift shops
  • Monthly member e-newsletters and digital seasonal guides
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on IMAX® tickets and concessions
  • 10% discount at the Farmers Market Café in Indy
  • Three (3) free parking passes to Indy’s White River State Park garage to be used during a visit to the museum — additional discounted parking vouchers available
  • NEW! Apply the cost of admission to the price of a new membership within seven days of your visit to any of our 11 locations, excluding New Harmony
Individual Membership

Family Membership — $100

  • Membership for two (2) named adults
  • Free admission for all children in household and grandchildren, ages 21 and younger
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*
  • 25% discount on select programs and 10% discount on camps
  • 10% discount at all Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites gift shops
  • Monthly member e-newsletters and digital seasonal guides
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on IMAX® tickets and concessions
  • 10% discount at the Farmers Market Café in Indy
  • Three (3) free parking passes to Indy’s White River State Park garage to be used during a visit to the museum — additional discounted parking vouchers available
  • NEW! Apply the cost of admission to the price of a new membership within seven days of your visit to any of our 11 locations, excluding New Harmony
Family Membership

Family Plus Membership — $140

  • Membership for two (2) named adults
  • Free admission for two additional guests and all children in household and grandchildren under 21
  • Add a designated caregiver to your membership at no charge
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers worldwide through the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*
  • Free admission to 1,000+ North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association sites**
  • 25% discount on select programs and 10% discount on camps
  • 10% discount at all Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites gift shops
  • Monthly member e-newsletters and digital seasonal guides
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on IMAX® tickets and concessions
  • 10% discount at the Farmers Market Café in Indy
  • Free parking at the White River State Park garage to be used during a visit to the museum
  • NEW! Apply the cost of admission to the price of a new membership within seven days of your visit to any of our 11 locations, excluding New Harmony
Family + Membership

Donor Membership

Enjoy all the benefits of a Family Plus membership while making a tax-deductible gift supporting dynamic visitor experiences and education programs statewide. Your generosity ensures that the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites remains a place for lifelong learning and new discoveries.

Donor Membership
*Please note that reciprocal benefits do not extend to science centers and museums located within a 90-mile radius of the Indiana State Museum or within a 90-mile radius of your residence. We recommend you contact the organization before you visit to confirm what reciprocal benefits you will receive.
**Please note that reciprocal benefits do not extend to NARM-affiliated organizations within 15 miles of the Indiana State Museum. We recommend you contact the organization before you visit to confirm what reciprocal benefits you will receive.

Explore Museums and Science Centers Across the Country

Planning a trip? Don’t forget, your membership includes FREE admission to other museums and science centers across the country. Whether you’re traveling north, south, east or west, make sure your Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites membership is part of your next adventure!

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The Field Museum

The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum in Chicago, Illinois, and is one of the largest such museums in the world.

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Discovery Place

Discovery Place Science is a science and technology museum for visitors of all ages located in the Uptown area of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Orlando Science Cnte

The Orlando Science Center provides experience-based opportunities for learning about science and technology and to promote public understanding of science.

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Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco. Its mission is to create inquiry-based experiences that transform learning worldwide.

MEMBERS-ONLY TOURS ARE BACK

Free for members | Registration required 48 hours prior to tour date by calling 317.232.1637

Get a behind-the-scenes look at areas not often seen by the public and not included on  public guided tours during these custom guided tours just for members.

Angel Mounds State Historic Site | Evansville

Aug. 26, Sept. 23 and Oct. 28, 10 a.m. CST

Learn about the history of Angel Mounds while exploring the village site and Works Progress Administration (WPA) camp with our staff. Plus, discover the science and history behind the archaeological efforts that have happened – and continue today! – at the site.

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site | Corydon

Aug. 3, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5, 10 a.m.

Take a guided tour of Indiana’s first state Capitol building and discover the stories of Indiana’s early statehood. During your visit, get a sneak peek of artifacts not often on display to the public.

Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site | New Albany

Aug. 3, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5, 2 p.m.

Wall-to-wall wow! Explore art, photographs and more while discovering some of the unique items within the four floors of the Culbertson Mansion.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site | Rome City

Aug. 5, Sept. 2 and Oct. 8, 10 a.m.

Discover – or rediscover – the home on Sylvan Lake that inspired works of Hoosier author, naturalist and photographer Gene Stratton-Porter. Led by the site’s staff, explore Gene’s Cabin at Wildflower Woods and tour the second floor of the home that isn’t included on public tours. Afterwards, take a stroll through the gardens that Gene designed herself.

Lanier Mansion State Historic Site | Madison

Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8, 11 a.m.

Explore the sprawling Greek Revival mansion and beautiful gardens on the banks of the Ohio River, plus learn the story of James F.D. Lanier – the businessman who helped Indiana remain in the Union during the Civil War.

 

Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site | Fountain City

Sept. 11, 1:30 p.m.

Hear from Eileen Baker-Wall, a longtime volunteer with a personal connection to the site, while experiencing the home where 1,000+ freedom-seekers found safety during their journey on the Underground Railroad. Plus, discover the story of Levi and Catharine Coffin – the Quaker couple who used their home and business to provide them shelter.

Limberlost State Historic Site | Geneva

Aug. 19, Sept. 16 and Oct. 14, 11 a.m.

Take a guided tour of the home – including the second level not featured during public tours – that Hoosier author, naturalist and photographer Gene Stratton-Porter designed herself. Plus, take a walk through the swamplands that inspired Gene to capture, protect and conserve the beauty of the wilds of Indiana.

New Harmony State Historic Site | New Harmony

Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8, 10 a.m. CST

From attics to basements, explore historic buildings of New Harmony to get a closer look at this unique town that became a haven for international scientists, scholars and educators. Be sure to bring your walking shoes! Please note: these tours involve some areas accessible only by steep stairs and ladders.

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T.C. Steele State Historic Site | Nashville

Aug. 10, 10:15 a.m.

Explore House of the Singing Winds and the Brown County property that inspired many of Hoosier painter T.C. Steele’s plein air paintings. Hear from  staff who will share their experiences cataloging the book collection inside the House of the Singing Winds. Afterward, step into Steele’s Large Studio to discover his original works, and explore the gardens that his wife Selma nurtured.

Vincennes State Historic Sites | Vincennes

Aug. 5, Sept. 2 and Oct. 7, 2 p.m.

Discover Indiana’s territorial history during a tour of the original Territorial Capitol building, and see replica buildings of the first school of higher learning and the territory’s first print shop during a trip to the Indiana’s oldest city.

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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site | Metamora

Oct. 28, 10 a.m.

Built in 1893, the Metamora Grist Mill has been producing cornmeal for more than 100 years. Explore mill mechanics, learn more about the Grist Mill’s history and take home a bag of cornmeal. Afterward, take a stroll along the canal to see the nation’s only known wooden aqueduct, the Duck Creek Aqueduct.

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GIFT A MEMBERSHIP

Love being a member so much you want to purchase a membership for someone else? That’s great news! Gift memberships can be purchased online. When purchasing the membership, be sure to enter the recipient of the gift in the recipient information box, then use your own information in the billing section. Be sure to answer the question indicating if you’d like the membership cards shipped to the recipient or to you.

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MAKE A DONATION

The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites relies on the support of passionate individuals like you to develop dynamic and hands-on immersive experiences that engage visitors across the 12-site museum system. Learn about additional donation opportunities and how you can help increase your impact.

Donation Opportunities

SHARE YOUR STORIES

Our experiences are full of shareable stories and Instagramable moments. We’d love to see the unique ways you use your membership. Submit your favorite stories and photos and we just might share them to inspire others!