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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Save $2 per ticket (adults & seniors) when you purchase online.
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Indiana Experience Admission $15 Adults$14 Seniors (60 and over)$5 Youth (ages 5 through 17)$2 Access Pass HoldersFree Children under 5Free IHS MembersFree Educators and Military Free parking with admission in IHS lot off New York Street.
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Indiana History Train

Shows the walk way and train cars at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Fun at the Fair

This year, we’ll be near the Family Fun Park from July 29 through Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy the free exhibit and learn something about our great state!


In a variety of ways, Indiana remains the heart of basketball in the United States. Its history here has no shortage of iconic moments or people. There are many Hoosier natives who are famous for changing or contributing to the game, such as Oscar Robertson, John Wooden, and Larry Bird. There is one Hoosier who gave his life to the game, whose name virtually everyone in the United States knows. His fame extends far beyond the bounds of basketball. Few, however, know much about him. The man is Charles Hollis Taylor, better known as “Chuck” Taylor — the man behind the name on that famous shoe — the Converse All-Star. This exhibit explores:

The Game that Chuck Taylor helped to spread.
The Man who Chuck Taylor really was.
and The Shoe Chuck Taylor made famous.

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ExhibitsOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayWilliam H. Smith Memorial LibraryOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayHistory MarketOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayStardust Terrace Café HoursOpen 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202(317) 232-1882
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