Being a Member Pays!
Membership at the museum is an extraordinary value—not only do you receive unlimited admission for a year, you also get tons of benefits! Be sure to take advantage of all your membership has to offer.
- Unlimited, free Carousel rides
- 10% discount on general guest admission tickets
- Exclusive members-only events and hours
- Advance tickets for Lilly Theater shows online or by phone at 317-334-4000.
- 20% discount on family program registration
- 10% discount in The Museum Store
- 10% off birthday party packages
- Free subscription to Extra!, the museum’s magazine and program guide
- Special discounts for local sports and entertainment
Current Member-Only Offers and Events
Indians Knot Hole Kids Club
Museum members save $4 on a Knot Hole Kids Club membership. For $13, receive a ticket to all home games in 2018, a t-shirt and the chance to run the bases postgame every Sunday. Check member enews for details and promo code!
Discount for Annie at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
May 31-July 15
Members get $7.50 off regular adult ticket prices and $10 off regular child ticket prices. Visit beefandboards.com for show information. Check member enews for details and promo code!
OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
Join 30,000 fellow runners, joggers and walkers on May 5th. Members save $10 on Mini-Marathon registration through April 30, 2018. Check member enews for details and promo code!
IPL 500 Festival Parade
Witness the pageantry and larger-than-life floats at the IPL 500 Festival Parade. Held on May 26, on the eve of the Indianapolis 500, balloons, celebrities, costumed characters, marching bands and more. Members save $1 on Parade tickets through May 25. Check member enews for details and promo code!
40% off Regular Price Menu Items at Papa John's
Members get this ongoing discount for online orders through participating Indianapolis area Papa John's locations. Check member enews for details and promo code!
Important Road Closure Information
28th Street from Meridian to Pennsylvania Streets is closed from Jan. 2–Oct. 31, 2018 as part of a Citizens Energy Group construction project. Illinois Street is fully open allowing access to our free parking garage, however, we do anticipate heavier traffic near the museum. For detour routes, please see the map. Thank you for your patience as Citizens Energy Group works hard to improve Indianapolis’ waterways through the DigIndy Tunnel System.
Explore the Cretaceous world and learn about the tools used in the lab, create a cast using a mold from a dinosaur fossil, examine the Triceratops skull, and tour our Natural Science Collections area! Details
Friday, Apr 27, 2018
5:30 PM-6:30 PM