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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.

IHS Blog

Honoring Those Who “Make” History

Each year the Indiana Historical Society accepts nominations for several awards to be given to individuals and organizations throughout the …

Indiana’s Amazing Local History Organizations

Did you know there are more than 400 historical societies and history museums in Indiana? There’s at least one in …

“The Last Enemy is Destroyed”-May Wright Sewall and Spiritualism

A century ago an Indianapolis publishing firm, Bobbs-Merrill Company, released a volume that it publicized as the “most talked of …

A Civil War Letter from Libby Prison

After 40 years of processing manuscript collections, I can still find some that excite me. Such is the case with …

The Famous Bamboo Inn Restaurant: 1918-1961

Our online digital photo collections always serve as inspiration for research pursuits of all sorts, including blog posts. While researching …

History on Wheels – Diversity and a Common Thread

With all the staying-at-home recently, I’ve had time to reflect on my travels the past three years with our History …

Six Questions With Douglas Wissing, Author of “Gentleman in the Shadows”

From America’s post-World War II crusade to democratize Japan, the Korean War, nuclear standoffs with the Soviet Union, the Bay …

Elsie Sweeney and the Fleeting Phenomenon of the Little Giant Quartet

One of the best parts of my job at IHS is that I get to do a lot of reference …

Missed Vacations? Travel Vicariously with IHS Collections

Have you missed a vacation due to the pandemic? My family cancelled our trip, and recently I have been reflecting …

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 …

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