Explore the Stories of Indiana
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites provides visitors with thousands of ways to experience the story of Indiana. At all 12 locations, you can discover the stories of real Hoosiers who changed the course of our state and step inside some of the real buildings where history was made.
Released September 1, 2020
ISMHS names new board member
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has named Fred Cate to its board of directors.
Released August 21, 2020
"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit"
Explore a colorful land of make-believe and get ready to discover with new friends
Released August 10, 2020
Hoosier Salon 96th Annual Exhibition to Open
Nearly 150 pieces of award-winning art by Indiana artists will be showcased during the Hoosier Salon 96th Annual Exhibition.
Released August 5, 2020
Gene Stratton-Porter's Birthday Open House Event
Join in a celebration of the life and legacy of Indiana author, naturalist and photographer Gene Stratton-Porter
Released July 24, 2020
Site Manager Hired for T.C. Steele Site
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has named a site manager at T.C. Steele State Historic Site.
Released July 17, 2020
Very Eric Carle Exhibit Opens at ISM
Colorful adventures await in the traveling exhibit, “Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit.”
Released June 12, 2020
ISM and Historic Sites to Reopen June 19
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites plans to reopen across the state on June 19, following a closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Released March 16, 2020
ISM Temporarily Closes in response to COVID-19
All 12 locations of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will be temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19
Released March 10, 2020
Activist art show opening at Indiana State Museum
On March 28, a new experience will open at the Indiana State Museum, featuring art from female artists with Indiana ties.
Released March 5, 2020
ISM and Historic Sites Adds Director to Team
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has added a director of foundation and government relations to its development team.
Released February 11, 2020
GeoFest Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show Returns
Rock, mineral and fossil lovers are invited to GeoFest at the Indiana State Museum on Feb. 21-23.
Released February 7, 2020
Free Admission on Presidents' Day
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will offer free admission on Presidents’ Day.