Free Museum Admission on President’s Day in Indianapolis

No school or work on Presidents Day? Then this is the perfect day to visit one of the places around Indianapolis offering free admission for Presidents Day.

Pro tip: Many of these places require advance registration in order to control crowd numbers. Make sure to check the website for the most updated information. 

Free things to do on President’s Day in Indianapolis


The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Date: Feb 19, 2025
Time: 10 am-5 pm
Tickets: Free advance tickets are required and will be made available beginning Feb. 9.

Uncover historical and contemporary political trailblazers and explore monumental presidential initiatives with special activities to commemorate the lives of our nation’s presidents.

Related Page | Indianapolis Museums: A Family-Friendly Guide to Indy’s Top Museums and Exhibits

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

NCAA Hall of Champions

Date: Feb 19, 2024
Time: 10 am-5 pm

Admission is free on Monday, February 19, 2024.


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NCAA Hall of Champions

Indiana State Museum

Date: Feb 19, 2024
Time: 10 am-5 pm

Explore Indiana’s presidential and vice presidential past. Deliver a speech much like they do from the White House Press Room. Channel your inner George Washington and establish an advisory cabinet. Embrace the spirit of JFK’s moon mission by exploring terraforming on distant planets. Learn about Jimmy Carter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights while you craft a Bill of Rights for the future.

Credit: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum Historic Sites

Details: Most of the Indiana State Museum Historic Sites around the state will be offering free admission. From Greek Revival architecture on the banks of the Ohio River to the home of one of Indiana’s most beloved impressionist painters, the perfect day trip is just a hop, skip and jump away. Site access and tour space is limited. Please contact the site in advance of your visit to learn more and reserve your space.

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Credit: Indiana State Museum Historic Sites; Culbertson Mansion

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