Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center with the Indiana Historical Society offers visitors many different exhibits and programs to get involved with to learn about the history of the area. They have a large selection of visual collections, artifacts, and digital Image collections for you to scour through. Providing quality statewide educational programs, resources and field trips are an important part of what we do. All field trips, outreach programs, curricula and other educator resources are aligned with Indiana state academic standards for the social studies. From the Holiday Inn Indianapolis- Carmel start out going east on Pennsylvania Pky , take the 1st right, turn left onto Pennsylvania Pky toward N college Ave, turn right onto N college Ave, take the 1st right onto E 96th st, turn left onto N Meridian St, turn right onto W 30th St, merge onto I-65 S via the ramp on the left, merge onto N Dr Martin Luther King Jr St via exit 114 toward West Street, N Dr Martin Luther King Jr St becomes N West St, turn left onto W Ohio St, Indiana Historical Society is on the left.
Indiana Experience at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center is a new way to live history! Step into three-dimensional re-creations of historic photographs complete with characters come to life in You Are There. Let the latest technology take you back in time on virtual journeys throughout the state in Destination Indiana. Pull up a stool at a cabaret and immerse yourself in the music of Hoosier legend Cole Porter in the Cole Porter Room. In the W. Brooks Fortune History Lab, get a behind-the-scenes, hands-on look at conservation and the detective work involved history research. Check out Lilly Hall, home of the Mezzanine Gallery, INvestigation Stations and Hoosier Legends. Participate in meaningful discussions about current events at the Indiana Town Hall Series. History should not be viewed, it should be experienced. IHS programs at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center are designed to help people make a personal connection with the past and with the community. We are proud to offer interesting and relevant workshops, speakers, and programs and events that enrich the lives of Hoosiers and offer you a unique perspective – and a great time! And in our efforts to collect, preserve, interpret and share the past, we never want to forget the importance of celebration. Our cultural heritage is built on the legacy of notable musicians and artists, and the Frank and Katrina Basile Theater at the History Center celebrates that legacy by being a venue for talented Hoosiers from across the state.
Address: 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN
Phone Number: (317) 232-1882
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.