MAP, HOURS, & PARKING

Hours

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Saturday – Sunday: Public guided gallery tours at 1 p.m. (Occurs most weekends. Call 317.636.9378 to confirm.)

Address

Located in White River State Park
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Parking

Enter the White River State Park (WRSP) underground parking garage from Washington Street. Free parking is offered to museum visitors most days out of the year when available. For groups with reservations, bus and motor coach parking is available (while spaces last) nearby at the WRSP south (surface) lot. The garage is owned by WRSP and operated by Republic Parking. Call Republic Parking at 317.234.0231 with questions.

More Information

Pricing

Members: Free
Adults: $15
Seniors: $12
University Students (w/ID): $8
Youth 5-17: $8
Child 4 and under: Free
Members, Native Americans with tribal ID, Indiana teachers (K-12) with ID, IUPUI Students and Faculty: Free

Special Offers

Special discounts do not apply to all special events or festivals.

Access Pass Program Card holder: $2 per person named on the card

$2 Off of general admissions price:

  • Time Travelers Program
  • Military active duty members of any branch of service, plus immediate family*
  • Military veterans of any branch of service
  • AAA (any age)
  • Convention attendees with a badge
  • Downtown hotel guests with a room key

*As a Blue Star Museum, active duty military of any branch of service, plus immediate family, are granted free admission during the summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Accessibility & Services

We are committed to providing inclusive and interactive exhibits, programs and public spaces for all visitors. Visitors with disabilities can visit the museum at the rate for $6.50. Companions and aides are admitted free of charge. The following services and mobility offers are available for all people with disabilities.

  • Free accessible parking is available on the first floor in the White River State Park underground garage while spaces last.
  • Ramps and power doors located at both main and canal entrances.
  • Accessible curbs located outside of our main entrance curb drop-off.
  • Manual wheelchairs and canes are available free of charge at the admissions desk.
  • Segway use is permitted for those with mobility impairments.
  • ADA compliant elevators are accessible for all levels of the museum.
  • Service animals are welcome.

Other services include:

  • Braille on all museum elevators.
  • The family restroom is located on Entry level 1 of the museum.
  • Strollers (limited supply) are available free of charge at our main admissions desk.
  • Guest services can accommodate nursing mothers who would like a private, quiet place to care for their infant. Please contact a guest service representative for assistance.
  • Bicycle racks are available at our main entrance near the drop off curb and canal entrance inside the canal gates.
  • Wi-Fi is free throughout select areas of the museum including museum café.
  • Coat room at the main entrance to the museum.
  • Lockers are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis and are located in our coat room. Check with our main admissions desk for access.
  • Lost & Found and First Aid are located at our main entrance security station.
Policies

We ask for your help in preserving the life of our building and exhibits by reading and following our policies when visiting the museum.

  • Please do not touch the art or cultural items.
  • Food and beverages are not permitted in the museum galleries and will not be held by museum or café staff members.
  • We realize most damage is not intentional. We ask you to refrain from bringing backpacks, umbrellas, coolers and large or bulky bags into the museum galleries. You can check these items in at the admission desk and collect them upon exiting or stow them in the coat room lockers. See all policies.
  • Non-flash photography is allowed for personal use in our permanent galleries, unless otherwise noted. Look for the permission signs at the entrance to each gallery. Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted in any gallery. Images are not permitted for publication, commercial use or reproduction.
  • All youth ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the museum and on museum property.
  • For the safety and consideration of all visitors, shoes, and shirts are required while visiting the museum and the museum grounds.
  • The use of any cigarettes, tobacco products, or electronic cigarettes is prohibited inside the building and within 8 feet of any entrance to the museum.
  • Firearms and other weapons are not permitted in the museum.
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