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Monday through Saturday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.SundayNoon to 5 p.m.Dec. 16 through 23Open until 8 p.m.Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's DayClosed
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission $13 Adult$12 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17$2 Access Pass HoldersFree Children under 5Free IHS MembersFree Educators and Military Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

Indiana’s Storyteller Connecting people to the past

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.

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Gentleman in the Shadows Douglas A. Wissing

Benjamin C. Evans Jr. was a CIA executive who operated at the top levels of the U.S. intelligence community during the darkest days of the Cold War. His story starts in Crawfordsville, and author Douglas A. Wissing follows him through West Point, World War II and his marriage to Jan King, part of the old Washington, D.C., aristocracy.

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Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state’s history.

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ExhibitsOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
William H. Smith Memorial LibraryOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayHistory MarketOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Stardust Terrace Café HoursOpen 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Open 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday