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Monday, Wednesday through Saturday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday10 a.m. to 8 p.m.SundayNoon to 5 p.m.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission Free IHS MembersFree Children under 5$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

Cole Porter Room

Come into the Cole Porter Room – designed to evoke the style of New York’s famed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Once inside, immerse yourself in the 1940s-inspired, cabaret-style setting featuring a digital grand player piano and photographs that span Porter’s life, social circle and travels. Listen to an elegantly dressed interpreter performing Porter standards – and sing along if you want to!

To learn more about this Indiana legend and national treasure, pull up a stool at the bar and watch a montage of film footage and still pictures that bring Cole Porter’s musical heritage to life on a large flat-screen monitor.

Cole Porter, born in Peru, Ind., is a composer and songwriter best known for songs like “Night and Day” and “I Get a Kick Out of You” and the musicals Anything Goes and Kiss Me, Kate.

Father and daughter look at Cole Porter's Tony Award in the Cole Porter Room at the History Center.

Cole Porter Room

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