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Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis

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The Indiana State Museum is a museum located within White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The museum houses exhibits on the science, art, culture, and history of Indiana from prehistoric times up to the present day. The museum is also the site of the state's largest IMAX screen.

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  • I was more than pleased with my visit to this site. The staff was super friendly. The $16 senior rate was well worth the price. The museum experience was nicely organized and the presentation was...  more »
  • 1) Many fantastic exhibits including ones that are thought provoking especially the Opioid one. 2) We visited on a Thursday and it seemed to be rather empty -- this is not an indication of the...  more »
  • Awesome "hidden" gem. Very educational, but even my 3year old loved it. Be prepared for stairs as there is only one area with the elevators that I noticed(and it either wasn't working or took didn't hinder our trip much though).
  • Fun and interesting exhibits, friendly staff, and never overcrowded. It’s been a great place to let our two year old roam and explore. Also great food at the cafe. If you can, I’d recommend a membership here, which gives you access to parking at the canal, and many historical sites across Indiana. We certainly make many visits throughout the year.

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