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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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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

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 …

Exploring Civil War Sites

When I was younger, I was lucky to go on vacations with my family which many times included stops at …

Who’s Your (read: Hoosier) Favorite Author?

I am an avid reader, and always have been. The summer between high school and college I read War and …

Not All Librarians are Like Madam Pince from Harry Potter

During this time of social distancing, isolation and solitude, I find myself fantasizing about magical creatures and far off places. …

Exploring Hoosier Heritage at Home

Due to the Covid-19 precautions, our previously scheduled Ethnic Eats: Myanmar on April 16 was postponed. Inspired by our multicultural …

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