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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.

IHS Blog

Animals in the Archives, Part 2

Canines have been part of the human experience for quite some time now. They are among the first animals to …

Let the Light Shine Through

Every summer I can’t help but pour over every image from the William F. Gingrich Lantern Slide collection. These 1920s …

An Outhouse with a View

Among local historians in Indianapolis, there's one building that is discussed with more consistent fascination than almost any other. It's …

Embodying Museum Values

We often talk about embodying our mission, vision, and goals in what we do as museums. For instance, we say …

The Legacy of Architect Evans Woollen

Today marks the two-year anniversary since we lost Indiana's great Modernist architect, Evans Woollen. Woollen, a Yale University grad who …

Hot Off the Press – Two-Moon Journey

In our newest title for fourth through sixth graders – and beyond – author Peggy King Anderson tells the story …

Merrily we (un)roll along!

We receive donations to our collection like certificates, panorama photographs and broadsides that have been rolled, which are difficult to …

Ethics, Color Matching and Pamphlet Repair

My favorite part of working at IHS is the challenge of conserving objects and stabilizing them so that they can …

Pre-Coated Repair Materials

Conservators mend paper using a variety of techniques depending on the type of paper, media, or artifact that comes across …

Surveying the Bretzman Glass Plate Negatives

Charles F. Bretzman was a prominent photographer in Indianapolis during the beginning of the 20th century. The Bretzman Photo Company, …

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