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Indiana State Museum celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Contact: Paige Southerland, 317.234.5078,

INDIANAPOLIS — Join the Indiana State Museum in celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with activities, films and performances.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration

Monday, January 16, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Indiana State Museum
650 W. Washington St. in downtown Indianapolis

Indiana State Museum

Admission is free and open to the public with the exchange of a nonperishable food item

-Tour the new 1st and 2nd floor galleries
-Tour the museum’s exhibition Indiana in 200 Objects: A Bicentennial Celebration
-IMAX will show free screenings of Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (Digital IMAX)
-Meet historic Indiana characters portrayed by junior girl scouts from Zionsville Council Troop 1671
-See the Southport High School robotics team in action
-Eskenazi Health will provide free health screenings
-Stop by and take a swing at the Indianapolis Indians batting cage

For more information, please call 317.232.1637 or visit

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The Indiana State Museum is located in White River State Park in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. It is Indiana’s museum for science, art and culture, offering a place where you can celebrate, investigate, remember, learn and take pride in Indiana’s story in the context of the broader world. Even the building is a showcase of the best Indiana has to offer in architecture, materials and sculpture. Easy and convenient parking is available in the attached underground garage.  

Posted by Paige Southerland at 6:00 AM