At the Indiana Historical Society you’ll discover the fascinating stories of our state s past through interactive, changing exhibitions, a state-of-the-art research library, a music room featuring Indiana musicians, educational programs, and special events. Also visit the History Market gift store and canal-side cafe.

Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s StorytellerTM, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state’s history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; and provides youth, adult and family programs.