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Taste Indiana Spirits at the State Museum

This is a guest blog from Christine Totten of the Indiana State Museum. 200 years is certainly something to celebrate, and this October, you can celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial in style at the third annual Indiana Spirits. Join us on October 1, Read more >

Death Comes to the Indiana State Museum

I bet that title caught your attention! Actually I’m not exaggerating. Today is a big day in American History. It is the 150th anniversary of the date that President Abraham Lincoln died at the hands of an assassin. The year Read more >

Star-Studded NASA ‘Destination Station” Awaits You at Indiana State Museum

  “It’s good to be an Astronaut.” Who among us hasn’t thought that at least once in their life? Others took that thought to the next level and wanted to actually become one. But few has the physical and/or mental Read more >

Watch “It’s A Wonderful Life” on IMAX at Indiana State Museum

For some people, their favorite Christmas movie is “A Christmas Carol.” For others, it’s “Miracle on 34th Street.” For me, it’s “A Christmas Story” and “Charlie Brown Christmas.” But for many people, the quintessential Christmas movie is the 1946 black Read more >

The Best ‘Star Wars’ Experience This Side of Tatooine is at The Indiana State Museum RIGHT NOW!

When I heard a Star Wars exhibit was coming to the Indiana State Museum the only one who didn’t freak out in my house was the biggest George Lucas Fanboy in our house – me. My 13 year-old son/padawan was Read more >

Downtown Indianapolis, Day 2

After a long, long day in Downtown Indianapolis the day before, my daughter and I decide we’re going to sleep in and finish off day 2 of our trip in a more relaxed manner. On the schedule for today is Read more >

5 More Indiana Places Where I’d Like to Be Snowed In

It was almost two years ago that I sat stuck in my house courtesy of a big winter storm, thinking of five Indiana places where I wouldn’t mind being snowed in. Now, another big storm has begun (the weather folks Read more >

Amazing Maize at the Indiana State Museum

Remember that jingle, “There’s more than corn in Indiana?” That may be true, but right now at the Indiana State Museum, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about one of Indiana’s marquee products. The Amazing Maize exhibit Read more >

Ringing in the New Year Around Indiana with Kids

You might think that when you embark on a life with young kids that celebrating New Year’s Eve is a thing of the past. Afterall, the typical New Year’s Eve late night soiree, with fancy clothing, loud music and lots Read more >

Sweet Syrup from Burton’s Maplewood Farm

Nothing tastes sweeter than nature’s candy! Most mothers probably wouldn’t prefer to have their children eating maple syrup by the spoonful, but Tim Burton’s homemade treat will be breaking all the rules. It’s that good. Burton’s Maplewood Farm, the Indiana Read more >