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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

What happens when you donate to a museum’s annual fund?

It’s that time of year again; cooler days, longer nights, an electric stirring to the air as plans are made …

Donating Objects to Museums, and Why They Might Say “No Thank You”

Many museums pride themselves on their collections. These collections are held in the public trust, meaning that although the museum …

Whodunit this time? Indiana’s Own Female Bluebeard

On Friday, Oct. 18, the History Center was rocked by another historic murder, during this year’s Whodunit? event. No fear, …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Raise a Glass!

For me, this time of year is all about celebrations. Not only are we celebrating birthdays and anniversaries in my …

Would You Like a Side of Steak with That?

According to the Reid Duffy Menu Collection, fine dining in Indianapolis in the 1980s and 1990s can be summed up …

Why Do Museums Ask So Many Questions?

Have you ever been to visit a museum where they asked you to tell them about your experience? Have you …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Paging Dr. Laughlin!

I find old medical books fascinating. They rank high on my list of favorite printed materials to catalog – right …

Which Type of Museum Donor Are You?

Giving is a deeply personal action. When you or I make a gift, we are unconditionally giving up our money. …

Our Fair Expert Weighs In

It’s Indiana State Fair time, which means it’s time for the Indiana History Train! Since I manage the Train, I …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Rare Book School, Part II

I was very fortunate to spend the first week of June attending Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, …

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