Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

The Indiana State Museum is a world-class institution located in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis. Here, you can explore Indiana’s past, present, and future through unique exhibits, hands-on experiences, and engaging programs. Beyond the museum, the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites system includes 11 more road-trip worthy historic sites across the state. These sites allow you to see the actual places where Hoosiers shared Indiana history. Whether you’re fascinated by abstract art, ancient seas, or natural history, there’s something for everyone to explore at the Indiana State Museum and its historic sites! 🏛️🌟

Volunteer Needs

Help make our public programs a success by engaging visitors with activities on a variety of topics. Program facilitators will run activity stations that are typically geared toward children and family audiences, but of interest to all ages. Weekday, weekend and some evening opportunities.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free parking when volunteering
  • Discounts at the Farmer’s Market Café in Indianapolis
  • Discounts at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites gift shops across the state
  • Free annual membership after completion of 40 service hours; membership privileges include:
  • Free admission to all 12 locations
  • IMAX Theater discounts
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Recognition as a valuable part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites team
  • Continuing education opportunities through our training programs and volunteer field trips
  • Letters of reference upon request
  • Documentation of hours available upon request for scholarship applications, service programs, and tax itemization

Volunteer Registration






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