From art to cars to the stars and much more, there are lots of reasons to get out and visit an Indiana museum for discounted or free admission during Visit Indiana Week. Museum Monday is set for May 7, 2018, with discounted or free entry at 29 museums around the state. View all of the Museum Monday discounts below.
Find more of the 200+ Visit Indiana Week discounts!
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette
Free Admission Year Round! Everyone that purchases artwork in the Museum Shop on Museum Monday (May 7, 2018) will receive a 10% Discount! Members will receive an additional 10% with their membership discount! As we are part of NARM and ROAM reciprocal programs, members of those museums will also receive a member price. Frequently changing exhibitions feature works from the permanent collection & local, regional & national artists. The Museum Shop includes works by artists found in our permanent collection and museum instructors.
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum offers over 120 cars on exhibit on three levels, nine automotive themed galleries allow the visitor to experience everything from classic cars (as defined by the Classic Car Club of America), to Indiana built cars, to racing and engineering themed exhibits and the original Auburn Automobile Company showroom and company offices. Save $2 on admission.
Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, Indianapolis
Take a tour of the beautiful 10,000 sq.ft. Italianate Victorian family home of President Benjamin Harrison. Explore three floors, ten rooms, two special exhibits, and a nationally significant collection of over 10,000 artifacts. Grab a friend and visit the Presidential Site on Museum Monday, May 7, as we celebrate Visit Indiana week with buy one get one tours! Use code MuseumMonday2018 to access this awesome deal.
Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University, Muncie
Experience the night sky as you have never seen it before. State-of-the-art technology transforms the 52 foot dome into a simulation of the night sky as seen from Earth and from space. By combining real images from spacecraft and telescopes with advanced computer graphics, the possibilities become almost endless. Programs are FREE and open to the public and school groups. Come early as seating is limited to the first 150 guests. Free year round!
David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University, Muncie
Step into the David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University and see the world. Our rich collection from the past 5,000 years offers visitors a dynamic experience with the visual arts from ancient cultures through the 20th century. Experience four new galleries that will take you on a cultural journey to six continents as a result of our recent expansion. Free admission year round!
Dream Car Museum, Evansville
There’s something for everyone with over 60 cars and trucks at this FREE museum! With exotics, classics, muscle cars, race cars, movie & TV cars and memorabilia, there is always something new on display. Come and see the car of your dreams! Located on the corner of Diamond and Heidelbach, this museum is a must see for travelers visiting Evansville. Free Year Round!
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis
Enjoy $2 off adult admission on Museum Monday. The Reel West exhibit explores morality, diversity and American identity as depicted in the Western film genre and how Hollywood movies and TV shows shape our understanding of the world around us. Visitors will see film costumes, props, memorabilia, paintings, movie posters and images from the early silent Western films to mid-20th century classics up thru today. The Reel West will appeal to casual movie fans, serious film buffs, those who remember iconic Westerns and those new to the genre.
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
Enjoy the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science for FREE 5-8PM on May 10th or anytime that day with $2 OFF general admission. Plus, receive 20% OFF memberships! The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science is a general museum located in the Historic District in Downtown Evansville. The Museum offers exhibitions, educational happenings and family programming that feed the mind and soul. Make sure to see the exciting, panoramic films in the Koch Immersive Theater!
Fair Oaks Farms, Fair Oaks
Visit Fair Oaks Farms on May 7, 2018 for a Buy one, Get One admission special on Museum Monday! Purchase one Whole Adventure admission ticket and receive one FREE (equal or lesser value). Visit the Dairy Adventure, Pig Adventure and Crop Adventure and reconnect with nature, animals and our planet!
Fanimation Antique Museum, Zionsville
Hosted by Fanimation, Inc. houses 2,000 antique fans, some dating to the early 1880s. Fanimation is a premier ceiling fan manufacturer. Free admission year round!
The Franklin Railroad Depot
This museum, located in the Freight Room of Hoosier Cupboard Candy, Snacks and Ice Cream Shop, contains items from multiple railroads. It is free to visit every day.
French Lick West Baden Museum, French Lick
Experience the rich history of French Lick West Baden circa 1900-1930. See the room-sized miniature Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. While there shop the expansive gift shop. This offer only valid on May 6 – 12, 2018.
Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art, Lafayette
The Haan Museum features an extraordinary collection of Indiana art including paintings, ceramics, bronze and stone sculptures, and an array of American furniture and antiques all housed within a mansion that served as the Connecticut Building from the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Guests are also invited to stroll through our Sculpture Garden and explore our Nature trail. *Buy One Get One Free Admission good for Monday, May 7, 2018 and Thursday, May 10, 2018.
Harrison County Discovery Center, Corydon
Buy one admission, get one free for Museum Monday! Experience Indiana history as never before! Our high tech, interactive galleries allow you to walk in the footsteps of history. Investigate early mysteries, the natural history of the area and take a “deep dive” into our fascinating cave systems. Immerse yourself in the Civil War where John Morgan’s raiders crossed into Indiana to fight one of two battles north of the Mason Dixon line. The Discovery Center: where history comes alive.
Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes
Save $1 off Admission throughout Visit Indiana Week (May 6-12)! The Indiana Military Museum is dedicated to fostering the memory, understanding and appreciation of U.S. military history. The museum has one of the most outstanding display in the Midwest, including vintage vehicles, weaponry, uniforms and artifacts from the Civil War through WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and current engagements. The outdoor displays feature tanks, artillery and aircraft and the indoor museum showcases uniforms, flags, battlefield relics, and much more!
Indiana State Capitol Tours, Indianapolis
Since 1888, the Indiana Capitol has stood proudly as one of the nation’s most impressive government buildings. Free admission and tours year round!
Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis
On May 7, save $2 on admission and discover our newest gallery experiences! Explore an ice tunnel, a jaguar’s den and a frozen lake to see all kinds of Ice Age animals. See jewelry, pottery and tools from thousands of years ago and try hands-on activities to find out how the first people thrived in ancient Indiana. Explore the basics of paleontology, archaeology, and biology with the aid of scientists and interactive displays, including a digital microscope called the Micro-Eye!
James Dean Gallery, Fairmount
The James Dean Gallery houses an extensive exhibit of James Dean memorabilia and items including childhood photos, high school yearbooks, and original movie posters from around the world. See the world-wide cultural impact that this Fairmount, Indiana native and film icon has made. Free year round.
James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, Greenfield
Visit the home and city that inspired “The Hoosier Poet”. The James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum will be open on Monday; May 7, 2018 to celebrate Museum Monday as part of Visit Indiana Week. For this day only you can buy 1 admission and get a second free. All tours are guided by our knowledgeable hostesses.
Johnson County Museum of History, Franklin
Explore exhibits tracing the local history from its geological beginnings to the pioneer days to the foot tapping 1950s. Admission is free year round!
Joshua Tree Earth & Space Museum, Lakeville
The Joshua Tree Earth & Space Museum is an educational facility with study collections representing several different areas. We have the region’s best collection of meteorites as well as lots of fossils, giant crystals, Indian artifacts, lightning fulgurites and minerals. We offer a place for interested groups to learn about the Earth’s and our Solar System’s geology. Free year round.
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, Indianapolis
Renowned author Kurt Vonnegut took an unflinching look at the world, tempered with a satirical eye and sardonic sense of humor. In honor of his wit and wisdom, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library champions the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, teacher and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut. The library/museum/gift shop serves as a cultural and educational resource unique to the nation. “So it goes.” Free year round!
Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum, Rockport
Buy one admission, get one free to the Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum in Rockport, Indiana, for Museum Monday during Visit Indiana Week. Take a relaxing look back into history with 13 Lincoln-era replica cabins in memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s years spent in Spencer County. Explore such cabins as the Pioneer Schoolhouse, the Lincoln Homestead Cabin, and the Old Pigeon Baptist Church.
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
There is no better way to add a dose of adrenaline to your next Indianapolis visit than a behind-the-scenes tour of the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Stadium. Tours feature playing field, locker room, press box, and more. Use the code 20OFF for 20% off when purchasing tickets in person at Lucas Oil Stadium Ticket Office or online at ticketmaster.com. Valid on Adult tour tickets May 7-11, 2018.
Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum, Milan
FREE Admission May 7, 10-4.No discussion of basketball in Indiana would be complete without mention of the “Milan Miracle of 1954.” On a cold March night in Butler Fieldhouse, the Indians of tiny Milan High School (enrollment 162) defeated the mighty Muncie Central Bearcats (enrollment 1,662), to win the state championship and secure their place in Hoosier Folklore. The Museum is home to the “Hoosiers Collection” the largest collection of “Hoosiers” Movie props and uniforms known in existence.
Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy
The museum celebrates the life and legacy of one of America’s greatest comedians. This 3,500 square foot, fully interactive museum looks at comedy through the life of Red Skelton. The museum focuses on Red’s life and his many characters, such as Freddie the Freeloader and Clem Kadiddlehopper, whom he brought to life through his radio and television shows. Save $2 off admission on Museum Monday, May 7, 2018!
Studebaker National Museum, South Bend
As a part of Visit Indiana Week and Museum Monday, the Studebaker National Museum will offer Buy-One-Get-One admission on Monday, May 7. Explore over a century on wheels from the early days of horse-drawn wagons to the classics of the 1950s and 1960s.
The History Museum, South Bend
The History Museum is joining with museums across Indiana to present “Museum Monday,” in celebration of Visit Indiana Week. The museum will offer a Buy-One-Get-One admission. See the new exhibit Tiffany: Luminous Masterworks!
Vintage Fire Museum, Jeffersonville
Get $1 off admission. Marvel at firefighting equipment dating back to the 1700s. Crank a fire engine siren and learn about firefighting from bucket brigades to horse-drawn pumps, from signal bells to more elaborate notification systems prior to modern-day systems. Test your skill at decoding fire alert signals and learn about the challenges of firefighting.Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., especially for Museum Monday!
State Parks Sunday kicks off a week of discounts around the Hoosier State for Visit Indiana Week on May 6 with free admission to 51 Indiana DNR properties. Travelers will be able to see discounts and/or free admission at 200+ properties during Visit Indiana Week! May 7 is Museum Monday with discounted or free entry at 29 museums around the state. Tastings Tuesday will see discounts at 38 Indiana wineries, breweries, cideries and meaderies on May 8. Wild Wednesday features discounts at 13 animal and wilderness experiences on May 9. Throwback Thursday celebrates Indiana’s historical destinations with discounts at 35 locations around the Hoosier State on May 10. Bring the appetite on Foodie Friday, as 28 Indiana eateries will offer discounts on May 11. And close out the week with Sports and Outdoor Saturday, featuring 21 discounts on sporting events, history or activities on May 12.