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Geek Out with Scientists Twice a Month with the State Museum

This article was written by Melanie Fox, Science and Innovation Program Developer at Indiana State Museum. Love science, but you’re not a scientist? Jealous of all the fun kids get to have with science experiments and adventures? Bring back that Read more >

Step Back in Time in Indiana’s Most Unique Historic Village

It’s really quite hard to fully and accurately describe the uniqueness of Metamora, if you’ve never paid the community a visit. The historic village is a genuine, one-of-a-kind Hoosier destination with so many distinctive amenities, I’m not even sure exactly where Read more >

Learn About Indiana’s Limestone Heritage in New Exhibit

By Mark Ruschman, Chief Curator of Fine Arts at Indiana State Museum Growing up in Indiana surrounded by limestone buildings, you take for granted this amazing natural Hoosier resource and its impact on the rest of the world. Stone Country: Read more >

Witness the Power of Natural Disasters at “Nature Unleashed”

Come witness the raw power of nature in Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters at the Indiana State Museum, March 11 – May 29, 2017. Explore the science behind earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and volcanoes. See what causes the ground to shake, Read more >

Future Meets Past at New Coffin House Interpretive Center

“I had already risked every thing in the work – life, property, and reputation – and did not feel bound to respect human laws that came in direct contact with the law of God.” – Levi Coffin A new interpretative Read more >

Taste Indiana Spirits at the State Museum

This is a guest blog from Christine Tottenof the Indiana State Museum. 200 years is certainly something to celebrate, and this October, you can celebrate Indianas 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 didnt freak out in my house was the biggest George Lucas Fanboy in our house – me. My 13 year-old son/padawan was Read more >