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INDIANA STATE MUSEUM & HISTORIC SITES

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Environment

Location

650 W WASHINGTON STINDIANAPOLIS, IN 46204 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To serve as a catalyst for informal lifelong learning that connects the stories of real people, places and things.

Description

Uncover Indiana’s Secrets at this world-class institution, featuring unique exhibits and hands-on experiences that showcase the stories, events and characters that have helped shape Indiana’s history. Located in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana State Museum brings the best of the museum world to Indiana. Spanning three floors, the museum tells the story of the Hoosier state, and features a year-round calendar of exhibits that explore Indiana art, science and culture. Constructed completely from Indiana materials - including limestone, sandstone, steel, brick and glass - the building itself is a work of art, with icons representing each of Indiana’s 92 counties integrated into its exterior walls. Step inside, and you’ll be invited to experience Indiana’s past, present and future through scientific, cultural, history and art exhibits that help define our place in the world.

Reviews

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by REBECCA S. (October 14, 2010)
The people are great, the environment is friendly, and it has been a great boost to my resume!

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