Meet our 2022 class of Indiana Living Legends, and join us for our Annual Gala!Learn More
Eva was a Holocaust survivor, and her story is worth telling! Learn about this incredible woman and follow her global journey.Meet Eva
Take a virtual step back in time! Explore several of our virtual exhibits from your computer or mobile device.View Online Exhibits
You can now access rare, printed materials from The Remnant Trust. These are some of the most important manuscripts in Western and American history.
America’s founding was influenced by many different writers, philosophers and leaders. Learn about this exciting exhibit, “Documents That Shaped America.”Learn More
Students and educators enjoy history at their fingertips with innovative curriculum and tons of online resources for the classroom.View Virtual Resources
From students to researchers to history enthusiasts, thousands of people connect with the millions of items in our premier archive for the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest – and you can, too.START EXPLORING
Immersive time-travel experiences. Innovative programs. Extensive archives. Statewide services. Compelling stories. From award-winning exhibits to millions of items from Indiana’s past, the Indiana Historical Society brings history to life for all ages. We do your history.STATEWIDE SERVICES
The Indiana Historical Society offers valuable — and free — virtual resources and e-learning opportunities to fellow Hoosiers and visitors from around the globe.Available Now
Kenneth L. Turchi traces the 150-year history of the Jewish merchants of downtown Indianapolis, while offering a glimpse of a more genteel time when shopping downtown was a special experience. From the bargain-priced selections at the Star Store to the gleaming marble arcade at Block’s and the courteous salespeople at Wasson’s, downtown offered something for everyone— and everyone shopped there.Learn More
The Indiana Historical Society collects and preserves Indiana’s unique stories; brings Hoosiers together in remembering and sharing the past; and inspires a future grounded in our state’s uniting values and principles. IHS is a Smithsonian Affiliate and a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience.