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Monday, Wednesday through Saturday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday10 a.m. to 8 p.m.SundayNoon 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$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

IHS Blog

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 …

Pondering the Impact of History Museums

In the Local History Services department, we get to work with historical organizations all across Indiana on everything from collections …

The Cows in the Post Office

The citizens of Rockville were not pleased. The U.S. Treasury Department's Section of Painting and Sculpture had promised them a …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Constellations in the Collection

If you read my blog on a regular basis, you might recall a post from last year entitled “Celebrating the …

Round Collections, Square Boxes

When I am on the road with the Local History Services department, the folks who run local history organizations often …

Fun with Fosshape!

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

Archives March Madness

Is your bracket still intact? No, not the one you're thinking of – it's Archives March Madness here at IHS. …

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