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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.

IHS Blog

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 …

Opposites Attract: A Love Letter to Magnets

The 3-D valentines in the current Love Always exhibition in the Rosemary McKeeLanham Gallery are beautiful and whimsical – and …

Rescuing the Red Cross

When five photo albums documenting the activities of the Indianapolis Chapter of the American Red Cross arrived in the conservation …

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