Jan 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE DAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind a significant legacy. On this third Monday in January, join us as we come together to celebrate and remember his life and impact. See some of Dr. King’s most iconic speeches, experience activities that explore civil and human rights, and reflect on what you can do to ensure Dr. King’s dream lives on for future generations.

Please note that canned goods and non-perishable donations will not be accepted this year. Donations are welcome on-site via credit/debit cards with all proceeds benefiting Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.

Visiting the Indiana State Museum

Visitors will be able to watch some of Dr. King’s famous speeches, participate in a letter writing campaign helping ease the loneliness of people in isolation, listen in to story time highlighting diverse voices and more. During your visit, be sure to stop by the Indiana Store to receive 10% off your purchase. To ensure capacities are kept at safe levels, visitors are invited to attend from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., or 3 to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is not required; admission is first-come, first-served.

Visiting a state historic site*

From Greek Revival architecture on the banks of the Ohio River to the home of one of Indiana’s most beloved impressionist painters, the perfect day trip is just a hop, skip and jump away. Visitors are strongly encouraged to call the site to reserve their visit in advance.

*New Harmony, Whitewater Canal and Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Sites will not be open.