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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

Traces and Me

In the spring of 1938 a reporter for the Indianapolis Times newspaper, John Bartlow Martin, seeking to break away from …

Digital Diaries: Lake Life

Lake life is a term that has taken off recently in Instagram tags, clothing lines and even lifestyle TV shows. …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: Pictorial History of the American Revolution

I cataloged this book at the end of 2017, and I find it interesting for multiple reasons. Firstly, I enjoy …

What Could Have Been: White River State Park

I like architecture – a lot. But do you know what really makes me happy in the archives? Finding building plans that …

Women Behaving Badly

Well-behaved women seldom make history. – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Our collections are full of stories of strong, gutsy ladies bucking tradition …

Animals in the Archives

As a collections assistant, it is my job to go through collections that have been donated to the Indiana Historical …

James A. Stuart and Indianapolis Society

One part of my job as collections assistant in reference services is to find previously processed collections that, for whatever …

From the Cataloger’s Desk: John Longfellow’s Yearbooks

I hope you enjoy the look of our new website! During the transition from old to new, I was unable …

Integrating Collections into Your Strategic Plan

As pressures on cultural institutions grow, it is becoming more important for those institutions to show their stakeholders that they …

Digital Diaries: New Resource for African-American History in Indianapolis

When recently researching Bethel A.M.E. Church, I came across a 32-page pamphlet that had long been in the Indiana Historical …

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