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Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller™, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the state's history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the...more
Our family only recently moved to Indiana and we didn't know very much about the place or the people. We attended the IPS Back to School Festival this month and were able to enjoy complimentary admission to the museum.
The exhibits are interesting and kept...More
We visited the museum during one of the free evenings they have in June and July during the summer concert series. I was delighted with all of the entertaining, interactive exhibits. We visited one about Italian prisoners of war held at Camp Atterbury during World...More
This museum is right on the canal not far from other museums, and they have ample surface parking there. The cafe is down on the canal level, and it is run by a good local restaurant and catering service so the food is good and...More
Go digging for historical documents and search for ancestors thru the library. Good for doing research projects. Also have dining and bookstore that offers informational publications for purchase. Have unique items for sale that are made right here in Indiana. They offer classes to help...More
We visited the “Indy's Premier Bourbon Affair” at this facility.
Big open spaces made a perfect venue for this type of event, lighting was comfortable and vendors were well laid out.
The gift shop and the staff was too notch. I was especially pleased with...More
We visited the Indiana Historical Society for a group tour on Tuesday, Feb. 13th and were greeted by their very capable staff in the lobby. Our volunteer tour guide: Bill, lead us through the various exhibits and answered our questions. There is an interactive display...More
I was looking for some left over holiday events and found the Christmas tree exhibit. It was amazing. They have 80 Christmas trees, spread out over 4 floors. The trees are sponsored by different businesses so they are all very different. The rest of the...More