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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. 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$13 Adult$12 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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Would You Like a Side of Steak with That?

According to the Reid Duffy Menu Collection, fine dining in Indianapolis in the 1980s and 1990s can be summed up …

Why Do Museums Ask So Many Questions?

Have you ever been to visit a museum where they asked you to tell them about your experience? Have you …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Paging Dr. Laughlin!

I find old medical books fascinating. They rank high on my list of favorite printed materials to catalog – right …

Which Type of Museum Donor Are You?

Giving is a deeply personal action. When you or I make a gift, we are unconditionally giving up our money. …

Our Fair Expert Weighs In

It’s Indiana State Fair time, which means it’s time for the Indiana History Train! Since I manage the Train, I …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Rare Book School, Part II

I was very fortunate to spend the first week of June attending Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, …

Seven Tips for Your Best Midwestern Roots Experience

I’m looking forward to Midwestern Roots this coming weekend! I’ve attended in years past, and this year had the privilege …

Hoosier Vacations Then and Now: Washington, D.C.

We typically collect photos, documents, books and other materials that relate directly to Indiana or to the Old Northwest. But …

Painting or Photograph? It might be both.

Feature photo: Portrait of Elizabeth Riddle, from our Highland Vicinity Neighborhood Collection, suffers from many of the common problems with crayon …

It’s Always Christmas in Hammond

Everyone has seen the 1983 movie A Christmas Story. It is hard to miss – it's usually on at least …

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