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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.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Member Morning Weekends

Enjoy all your favorite exhibits on the first Sat. and Sun. of every month, when the museum opens an hour early, exclusively for you! Details

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Meet the Paleontologists

Our Extraordinary Scientists-in-Residence, Paleontologists Dr. Phil Manning and Dr. Victoria Egerton, are coming to the museum! Details

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Free with Admission icon Included with Admission

First Thursday Nights

Come one, come all and enjoy the museum during our monthly $5 First Thursday Nights, the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 8 p.m. Details

date Thursday, May 3, 2018

date 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Ticket Required icon Ticket Required

Beyond the Exhibit: Beyond the Paleo Window

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

date Friday, Apr 27, 2018

date 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Registration Required icon Registration Required

Small Donation, Big Experiences

A donation to the museum enables us to:

  • Develop world-class exhibits
  • Offer vibrant educational programming for underserved youth
  • Serve as a catalyst for overall quality-of-life improvements in the surrounding neighborhoods

Become a donor today and upgrade your experience.

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