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 19, 2022
"Indiana Waterways: The Art of Conservation"
This exhibit, created by five Indiana artists, calls attention to the importance of protecting the state’s water.
Released September 12, 2022
HALLOWEEN FROM ROME CITY TO NEW HARMONY
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has spooktacular events for every interest, scare level and location.
Released August 29, 2022
Announcing New Hires
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has announced six new hires.
Released August 15, 2022
Eighty people from around the world will become U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony taking place at the Indiana State Museum
Released August 2, 2022
98th Annual Hoosier Art Salon Opens Aug. 27
Nearly 130 artists from across Indiana will have their work displayed in the Indiana State Museum Aug. 27 through Oct. 23.
Released June 16, 2022
Director of Historic Preservation
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites has named Yasser Youssef as its new director of historic preservation.
Released June 13, 2022
SEE DIFFERENT SIDES OF THE COLLECTION
Experience a new, activity-filled space called Gallery One that invites you to examine objects from different viewpoints and much, much more.
Released June 8, 2022
Painting Selma’s Garden
A dozen Indiana Heritage Artists will spend Saturday, June 18, painting at T.C. Steele
Released May 23, 2022
Build a City (Out of Cardboard)
“Cardboard Engineering: Build a City,” is a new experience at the Indiana State Museum from May 28 to Oct. 30.
Released March 21, 2022
Four-day Social Alchemy Symposium, April 10-13
More than 20 writers, artists, designers and philosophers from around the world will converge in New Harmony, Ind.
Released February 9, 2022
Major Taylor Exhibit Opens March 5
“Major Taylor: Fastest Cyclist in the World” will open March 5 and run through Oct. 23 at the Indiana State Museum.
Released January 14, 2022
BEN FRANKLIN III TO BE DRYDOCKED
The Ben Franklin III Canal Boat, part of the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, will be removed from the water and dry-docked for inspection.