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Strawtown Enclosure: Native American Village Tour

We are blessed with amazingly interesting neighbors. During a recent spring cleaning of their backyard, my neighbor’s father collected the debris, and with twine and wire, he constructed a teepee. It propelled us into some purposeful play and sparked...

GeoFest returns to Indiana State Museum

Browse a wide variety of fossils, cut and uncut gemstones and minerals from all over the world at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites’ 18th annual GeoFest, happening February 19-21, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Visitors will...

Places in Indy with Free Admission on Presidents Day

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...

Indiana State Museum’s Camp in a Box

Families looking for a creative outlet for their children over fall break can find the answer in a box — the Indiana State Museum’s Camp in a Box, where kids can learn about changing leaves, make snot slime, practice...

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Experience

Through January 3, families can explore a colorful land of make-believe at the Indiana State Museum’s newest exhibit, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit,” which opened Sept. 19. In “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit,” children enter the world of...

$5 Family Movies at the IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum

The IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum will kick off a children’s summer movie series with two showings of family favorites per week. The cost for both adults and children will be $5 per ticket and for these screenings,...

Free Museum Days in 2020 around Indianapolis

Did you know many museums around Indianapolis offer free admission on different dates throughout the year? That means you and your family can enjoy all the benefits that a day at the museum provides, without breaking the bank. We've created this handy-dandy...

Free Summer Fun the at Indiana State Museum and Eiteljorg Museum

Free, family-friendly fun returns to the Indiana State Museum and Eiteljorg Museum beginning June 5 during Canal Nights and the Summer Under the Sails concert series. Both events are free and open to the public, and they take place...

Celebration Crossing at the Indiana State Museum

Celebration Crossing at the Indiana State Museum Celebration Crossing, the Indiana State Museum’s holiday experience, kicked off with a bang (or, we should say, a whir) as Santa made his arrival into Indianapolis via helicopter on the front lawn of...

Top 10 Holiday Events for the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

The holidays can get busy, between the dinners, parties and other obligations. But the season is also about connecting with friends and loved ones. At the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, they've got your family outings covered. From...

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Brooks School Park

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Volunteering with Kids in Indianapolis

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The Waterpark in Carmel Will Open Memorial Day Weekend

The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center (MCC) in Carmel will open for the season on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Located in Central Park,...
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