Public and Family Programs

Dive deeper into the Indiana State Museum with fun and engaging programs for the whole family through family discovery days, festivals, family nights out, canal nights, and other programs for the whole family. Meet an expert, discover something unexpected and experience a whole new type of fun. 

Find out about all of our upcoming programs and events in our Guide to What's Next! View guide >>

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    GeoFest

    Rock out at the 17th annual GeoFest! Browse a wid...

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    GeoFest

    Rock out at the 17th annual GeoFest! Browse a wid...

  • Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    GeoFest

    Rock out at the 17th annual GeoFest! Browse a wid...

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Courageous Conversations: Reducing Stigma

    Join us and a panel of guest speakers as we discu...

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Game Jam: Making games

    Making games is fun, and having others play your ...

  • Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Game Jam: Gallery of finished games

    Making games is fun, and having others play your ...

  • Friday, March 6, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Family Night Out: Crazy Contraptions

    Explore the Rube Goldberg experience after hours ...

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Literacy Day

    Bring your little ones (ages 6 and younger) to en...

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    National Pi Day

    You don’t have to be a mathematician to lov...

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Family Discovery Day: The Human Body

    The human body is a complicated machine. Explore ...

Daily Engagement

The museum comes alive every day through hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, gallery theater, Make & Takes, and much more. Dive in and discover more about the world around you. These 15-minute experiences will immerse you in a scientific experiment, an art project, an animal encounter and more.

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Calendar

Browse our calendar to discover all programs, events and special activities throughout the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. Browse calendar >>