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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

Entertainment for the Great Indoors

Just your friendly neighborhood archivist here, checking in with our readers to see how you are all doing? I know …

A Historical Cooking Challenge

On the last day we were in our offices at IHS before Gov. Holcomb issued a Stay At Home order …

Pandemic History Lesson: Keep Calm and Carry On — Separately, In Your Own Homes

Once the first cases of COVID-19 left China, I gradually began stocking up on basic supplies. I knew it would …

The Extremely Unlikely Election of Ida May Davis

It’s the small sketch that catches my eye first, buried in the middle of a packed 1891 newspaper. Illustration is hard to come-by in …

The Lost Barrio of Indianapolis

What is a Barrio and why is it lost? First, Barrio is the Spanish word for neighborhood. It is typically …

“Giant Steps” to Your Classroom

2020 is here and with it comes an exciting year of Women’s Suffrage Centennial celebrations. With the sheer amount of …

All In Your Family

Many families are like mine, with stacks of heirlooms and photographs dating back multiple generations scattered about different relatives’ homes, …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: A New Miniature Book in the Collection

I recently cataloged a charming miniature book, Whatever Happened to Valley Mills, Indiana? According to the Miniature Book Society, “In the …

The Circus That Lived at Camp Morton

Featured image: An artist's rendering of the Exposition Building in 1874. As part of my job with the Indianapolis Bicentennial Project, I …

Potica for the Holidays

Potica (po-TEET-sa) is a traditional Slovenian walnut bread, usually made around Christmas and Easter. Both sides of my family are …

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