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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 $15 Adults$14 Seniors (60 and over)$5 Youth (ages 5 through 17)$2 Access Pass HoldersFree Children under 5Free IHS MembersFree Educators and Military Free parking with admission in IHS lot off New York Street.
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Take a look at our video collections about Indiana history. The Indiana Bicentennial Minute is narrated by Hoosier icon Jane Pauley, and tune in to Hot Pepper History for some laughs.

Indiana Bicentennial Minute

Got a minute? Check out our Indiana Bicentennial Minute videos about Indiana history narrated by Hoosier icon Jane Pauley. Topics explore the people, places and events that shape our state.

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Indiana Bicentennial Minute

Hot Pepper History

And don’t forget to laugh! Make sure to visit our Hot Pepper History playlist on YouTube to see IHS staff members struggle through important stories in Indiana history after eating extremely hot peppers.

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Hot Pepper History

Collections videos on YouTube

We are uploading videos from their playlists on YouTube for easier viewing. Check out some iconic footage from our state’s past!

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Indiana Historical Society YouTube Channel

Virtual Tours

You Are There 1920: Celebrate Indianapolis!

Indiana Historical Society – You Are There 1927: Gennett Studio

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the W. Brooks and Wanda Y. Fortune History Lab

Madam Walker Virtual Tour

History Happy Hour

?Indiana Historical Society History Happy Hour – Costume Balls Throughout The Ages

Indiana Historical Society History Happy Hour – Indiana and the Cold War

Indiana Historical Society History Happy Hour – Manuscripts, Books and Reading

Indiana Historical Society: History Happy Hour – Freemasonry in Indiana

Indy Pride

Hoosier Motorist Collection

Hispanic Influence on Northern Indiana

Roller Derby

Father Boniface Hardin

Muslims of the Heartland


Santa Claus, IN

Murder Mystery

Women’s Professional Baseball

How Did We Can?

Juneteenth – The Evolution of a Holiday

The 500 Festival Princess Program

The WPA In Indiana

Racing for Equality

Awaiting the Polio Vaccine

A History of Hoosier Hysteria

Bob Ross

Black Literature

Martin Luther King, Jr. in Indiana

Kurt Vonnegut

The Purpose of Kwanzaa

In Service of Mercy

Grave Matters

Here Comes the Bride

The Art of History

A Vote, A Voice

Indianapolis’ Evolving Transit

Sephardic Jewish Migration to Indianapolis

Long Road to Voting

The Stuff of Suffrage

Another Brief History of Underwear

Equal Rights Amendment

Asian Activism, 1960s to Today

A Glazed History of Doughnuts

Gentleman in the Shadow (Benjamin C. Evans Jr.)

Myaamiaki Language

Ohio River Pirates

Indianapolis Soul Music

Indiana Youth Group

Hoosier Homefront During WWII

On the Record with Starr-Gennett

Racing Rivals and Track Talk

Underwear Through the Ages

Madam Walker


Distilling History in Indiana’s Black Forrest

We Must Be Fearless: Votes for Women in Indiana

How Did We Get Here? Indianapolis History Through Maps

Ernie Pyle with Ray Boomhower

Public Programs

Virtual Road Trip: Food Edition

A Noble Dream: Indiana, Lincoln and Jewish Americans

Virtual Road Trip: Destinations Edition

History as it Unfolds: Hoosiers and the Holocaust

Lost and Demolished: Preservation Through 200 Years of Indianapolis History

Living the Legacy – Creating Equity Today (Part 4)

Living the Legacy – Developing the City (Part 3)

Living the Legacy – Making it Local (Part 2)

Building Community: LGBTQ+ Spaces in Indianapolis

2020 Lacy Family Distinguished Lecturer – “Rethinking Redlining and Segregation (Living the Legacy Part 1)

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ExhibitsOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayWilliam H. Smith Memorial LibraryOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayHistory MarketOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayStardust Terrace Café HoursOpen 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
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