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 May 26, 2016
‘Festival of Flowers PaintOut’ winners announced
Winners from this past weekend’s Festival of Flowers PaintOut at T.C. Steele Historic Site have been announced.
Released May 13, 2016
‘Birth of a State: The Indiana Exhibit’
As part of the state’s bicentennial celebration, the public is invited to Birth of a State: The Indiana Exhibit.
Released May 10, 2016
Indiana’s Bicentennial Bucket List
As Hoosiers are celebrating the bicentennial year, Indiana’s Bicentennial Bucket List helps promote traditions and oddities around the state.
Released April 26, 2016
History returns to Angel Mounds
The family of Ida Black, the wife of famed Indiana Archaeologist Glenn A. Black, has returned the couple’s personal effects to Angel Mounds.
Released April 19, 2016
Get up close and personal with wildlife
The public is invited to Creatures of the Night on Friday, April 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the Loblolly Marsh Nature Preserve.
Released April 19, 2016
‘Festival of Flowers PaintOut’
The public is invited to a fun and relaxing day at the annual Festival of Flowers PaintOut at the T.C. Steele State Historic Site.
Released April 15, 2016
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site to host 5K/10
The public is invited to participate in an active weekend getaway during the sixth annual Towpath Dash 5K/10K Fun Run and Walk.
Released April 5, 2016
State Historic Site to host Gustave Baumann expert
The T.C. Steele State Historic Site will kick off its 2016 program series with a lecture and demonstration dedicated to woodblock printing.
Released March 22, 2016
‘A Garden Affair’
The Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will welcome spring in style with A Garden Affair.
Released February 2, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY - Press Conference
Indiana State Museum to announce and unveil a previously unknown artifact from Abraham Lincoln’s life in Indiana.
Released January 4, 2016
Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Join the Indiana State Museum in celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader.
Released January 3, 2016
A Cultural Legacy exhibition
Hoosiers will be introduced to a special body of artwork this year during the 200 Years of Indiana Art: A Cultural Legacy exhibition