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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 $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.

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Thinking About a Donation to IHS? These Guidelines Will Help

Many have been taking greater advantage of opportunities recently presented at home to sift through cupboards, closets, attic storage spaces …

Long underwear? A Unique Story to Celebrate Preservation Week!

The Indiana Historical Society's Archive staff receives donated collections all the time, and first look to see if the papers …

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 …

When Disaster Strikes

Mayday. Mayday. You never want to hear that international distress signal. But when you do, you want to have a plan …

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, …

Happy Preservation Week!

Preservation is central to the mission of the IHS year round, but we celebrate it just a little bit more …

Fun with Fosshape!

For  Indianapolis Colts: The Exhibit, the Conservation department assisted with preparing several textile artifacts for display. The most challenging objects …

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