List of museums in Indiana

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This list of museums in Indiana is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Location County Region Area of study Summary
Alexandria Monroe Township Historical Museum Alexandria Madison Southern Local history website
Amish Acres Nappanee Elkhart Northern Open air
Anderson Center for the Arts Anderson Madison Indianapolis metro Art Indiana and contemporary art
Angel Mounds State Historic Site Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest Native American
Antique Hair Museum French Lick Orange Southern Fashion website, vintage razors, shears, combs, hairbrushes, hair tonics, permanent-wave machines and hair
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Lafayette Tippecanoe Central Art website, collection includes 19th- and 20th-century American art with a special focus on art of Indiana
Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum Columbus Bartholomew Southern Aviation website, military aviation history
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Auburn DeKalb Northern Automotive Dedicated to preserving cars built by the Auburn Automobile, Cord Automobile and Duesenberg
Barker Mansion Michigan City LaPorte Northwest Historic house website
Bartholomew County Historical Society Columbus Bartholomew Southern Local history website
Bell Aircraft Museum Mentone Kosciusko Northern Aviation website, life of aviation industrialist Lawrence Dale Bell, historic Bell Aircraft vehicles, history of aviation
Benjamin Harrison Home Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Historic house Victorian home of President Benjamin Harrison
Ben Schroeder Saddletree Factory Museum Madison Jefferson Southern Industry website, operated by Historic Madison, factory that made wooden frames for saddle makers
Benton House Indianapolis Hendricks Indianapolis metro Historic house Victorian home of Allen R. Benton, operated by the Irvington Historic Landmarks Foundation
Billie Creek Village Rockville Parke Central Open air Features 38 historical buildings and structures and hundred of antiques and artifacts
Billy Sunday Home & Visitors Center Winona Lake Kosciusko Northern Historic house information, 1911 Arts & Crafts bungalow, visitor center exhibits about preacher Billy Sunday
Brauer Museum of Art Valparaiso Porter Northwest Art Part of Valparaiso University
Brown County Art Gallery Nashville Brown Southern Art website, exhibits of local art
Brown County Pioneer Village Nashville Brown Southern Open air website, operated by the Brown County Historical Society, includes log jail, dog-trot building, doctor's office, log cabin and blacksmith shop
Buckley Homestead Lowell Lake Northwest Living Includes agriculture museum, pioneer farm, historic farm house, school
CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center Terre Haute Vigo Central History The Holocaust and the power of forgiveness
Carnegie Center for Art and History New Albany Floyd Southern Multiple Art, local history
Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County Crawfordsville Montgomery Central Local history Themes in include history, art, science and culture of Montgomery County
Carroll County Historical Museum Delphi Carroll Central Local history website, operated by the Carroll County Historical Society
Cass County Historical Society Museum Logansport Cass Northern Local history website, located in the Jerolaman-Long Home
Center for History South Bend St. Joseph Northern Local history website, heritage of the St. Joseph River Valley region, includes exhibits of local history, history of the University of Notre Dame, the Copshaholm mansion, a 1930s period Polish immigrant family worker's home, and the Kidsfirst Children’s Museum
Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville House Fort Wayne Allen Northern Historic house Operated by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society
Children's Museum of Evansville Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest Children's Exhibits include deconstructing objects, waterthe human body and its senses, freedom of expression
Children's Museum of Indianapolis Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Children's Interactive hands-on exhibits about science, natural history, archaeology, dinosaurs
Circus City Museum Peru Miami Northern Circus website, Peru's circus history
Clabber Girl Museum Terre Haute Vigo Central History website, history of Hulman & Company, manufacturer of Clabber Girl baking powder
Cline Museum Angola Steuben Northern Historic house information, operated by the Steuben County Historical Society, late Victorian Queen Anne house
Clinton County Historical Museum Frankfort Clinton Central Local history website, operated by the Clinton County Historical Society
Coal Town and Railroad Museum Clinton Vermillion Central Local history website, open daily only during the Labor Day weekend during the Little Italy Festival
College Football Hall of Fame South Bend St. Joseph Northern Sports Hall of fame and museum devoted to college football
Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Military Civil War museum located in the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, open Friday - Sunday
Colonel William Jones State Historic Site Gentryville Spencer Southwest Historic house Part of Lincoln State Park, early 19th century period house
Columbus Museum of Art & Design Columbus Bartholomew Central Art website, exhibits of art, design and performing art
Conner Prairie Fishers Hamilton Indianapolis metro Living 19th-century Indiana life
Corydon Capitol State Historic Site Corydon Harrison Southern Historic site Indiana’s first state capitol
Costigan House Madison Jefferson Southern Historic house website, operated by Historic Madison, mid-19th century period home of architect Francis Costigan
Cragun House Lebanon Boone Indianapolis metro Historic house website, Victorian period home operated by the Boone County Historical Society
Crispus Attucks Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Local history website, operated by the Indianapolis Public Schools, school and local African American history
Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site New Albany Floyd Southern Historic house 1869 Victorian mansion
Culver History Museum Culver Marshall North Central Local history website operated by the Culver Antiquarian and Historical Society
David Owsley Museum of Art Ball State University Muncie Delaware Central Art Opened in 1936 and houses some 11,000 works of art, 2,000+ of which are on display.
DeKalb County History Museum Butler DeKalb Northern Local history information
Dr. Hutchings Office & Hospital Madison Jefferson Southern Historic house website, operated by Historic Madison, original late 19th century equipment and furnishings
Dr. James Ford Historic Home Wabash Wabash Northern Historic house website, restored 19th Century physician's home and surgery
Dr. Ted's Musical Marvels Huntingburg Dubois Southern Commodity website, restored mechanical musical instruments from around the world
Dubois County Museum Jasper Dubois Southwest History website, county history, agriculture, military, manufacturing, German heritage, sports
Dunkirk City Public Library and Glass Museum Dunkirk Jay Central Glass website, more than 6,000 pieces from 115 factories from around the world
Eleutherian College Lancaster Jefferson Southern Historic site First college in Indiana to admit students without regard to race or sex
Elkhart County Historical Museum Bristol Elkhart Northern Local history Facebook site, period and local history exhibits
Elwood Haynes Museum Kokomo Howard Northern Biographical Life of inventor Elwood Haynes
Emil A. Blackmore Museum of The American Legion Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Military website, part of the American Legion, military and Legion related items, art
Ernie Pyle World War II Museum Dana Vermillion Central Biographical website, home of reporter Ernie Pyle, formerly the Ernie Pyle State Historic Site
Evansville African American Museum Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest African American website
Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest Multiple Art, history, science
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art
Fairmount Historical Museum Fairmount Grant Central Local history website, features James Dean exhibits
Falls of the Ohio State Park Interpretive Center Clarksville Clark Southern Natural history
Farmer House Museum Bloomington Monroe Southern Historic house website, early to mid 20th-century period house
Firefighting Museum and Survive Alive Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Firefighting information
Fire Museum of Indiana Camby Marion Indianapolis metro Firefighting
Ford V-8 Museum Butler DeKalb Northern Automotive website, operated by the Early Ford V-8 Foundation, features Flathead V-8 engines, transmissions, rear axles, Ford memorabilia, service items, carburetors, tires & rims, clocks
Fort Ouiatenon West Lafayette Tippecanoe Central Living Open on weekends in summer for living history demonstrations
Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum Fort Wayne Allen Northern Firefighting website
Fort Wayne Museum of Art Fort Wayne Allen Northern Art Contemporary art
Fulton County Museum Rochester Fulton Northern Local history website, operated by the Fulton County Historical Society
Gaar Mansion Richmond Wayne Central Historic house Late 19th century Second Empire-style mansion
Garrett Museum of Art Garrett DeKalb Northern Art website, local art
Garrett Historical Railroad Museum Garrett DeKalb Northern Railroad information
Gary Historical & Cultural Society Gary Lake Northwest Railroad website
General Lew Wallace Study Crawfordsville Montgomery Central Biographical Home of author Lew Wallace
Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site Rome City Noble Northern Biographical Home of author Gene Stratton-Porter
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Vincennes Knox Southwest History Site of important campaign during the American Revolution
Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology Bloomington Monroe Southern Archaeology website, local artifacts of prehistoric Native American cultures
Great Lakes Museum of Military History Michigan City LaPorte Northwest Military website
Greentown Glass Museum Greentown Howard Central Glass website, glass items produced by the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company
Greentown History Center Greentown Howard Central Local history website, history and culture of eastern Howard County, Indiana
Griffith Historical Park & Museum Griffith Lake Northwest Railroad website, operated by the Griffith Historical Society, depot museum, railroad cars, structures
Grissom Air Museum Peru Miami Northern Aviation
Grouseland Vincennes Knox Southwest Historic house Home of William Henry Harrison when he was governor of Indiana
Grover Museum Shelbyville Shelby Southeast Local history website, operated by the Shelby County Historical Society
Gruenewald House Anderson Madison Central Historic house Turn of the century Victorian period home
Hagerstown Museum & Arts Place Hagerstown Wayne Central Local history website
Hallmark Ornament Museum Warsaw Kosciusko Northern Commodity website, part of the Party Shop, complete collection of Hallmark Cards ornaments since 1973; also known as the Prudencio/Hamrick Hallmark Ornament Museum
Hamilton County Museum of History Noblesville Hamilton Indianapolis metro Local history website, housed in the former sheriff's residence and jail, operated by the Hamilton County Historical Society
Hannah Lindahl Children’s Museum Mishawaka St. Joseph Northern Children's website
Hayes Arboretum Richmond Wayne Central Natural history 466 acres, includes nature center and museum with exhibits about founder Stanley Hayes and railroad track items produced by the Hayes Track Appliance Company
Healthworks Kids Museum South Bend St. Joseph Northern Children's website
Henager Memories and Nostalgia Museum Buckskin Gibson Southwest Commodity website, nostalgia collectibles
Hendricks County Historical Museum Danville Hendricks Indianapolis metro Local history website
Heritage House Museum (Walkerton, Indiana) Walkerton St. Joseph Northern Local history website, operated by the Walkerton Area Historical Society
Henry County Historical Society Museum New Castle Henry Central Local history website, Victorian period rooms
Herron Galleries Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art website, part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Hesston Steam Museum La Porte LaPorte Northwest Railroad Collections of railroad and steam equipment
Hillforest Aurora Dearborn Southern Historic house Victorian period mansion
Historic New Harmony New Harmony Posey Southern Open air Site of two utopian communities, includes several historic houses and museums
The History Center Fort Wayne Allen Northern Local history Operated by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society
Hoosier Air Museum Auburn DeKalb Northern Aviation website, historic aircraft, radial, in-line, and jet engines, aviation memorabilia, models and photographs
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum North Judson Starke Northern Railroad
Hostetler’s Hudson Auto Museum Shipshewana LaGrange Northern Automotive website, features collections of Hudson, Essex, and Terraplane cars and other classic cars
Howard County Historical Society Museum Kokomo Howard Central Local history website, located in the Seiberling Mansion in the Old Silk Stocking Neighborhood
Howard Steamboat Museum Jeffersonville Clark Southern Maritime Steamboat and local history
Huddleston Farmhouse Mount Auburn Wayne Central Historic house 1841 inn and farmhouse
Huntingburg Museum Huntingburg Dubois Southern Local history website
Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame Jasper Dubois Southwest Sports website, located on the campus of Vincennes University
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame New Castle Henry Central Hall of fame
Indiana Football Hall of Fame Richmond Wayne Central Hall of fame
Indiana Experience Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro History Operated by the Indiana Historical Society at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Indiana Medical History Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Medical Focus is beginning of scientific psychiatry and modern medicine
Indiana Military Museum Vincennes Knox Southwest Military website, America’s military history from the American Revolution to the present day
Indiana Railway Museum French Lick Orange Southern Railroad Heritage railroad and museum
Indiana State Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Multiple Exhibits on the science, art, culture, and history of Indiana from prehistoric times up to the present day.
Indiana Transportation Museum Noblesville Hamilton Indianapolis metro Railroad Heritage railroad and museum
Indiana University Art Museum Bloomington Monroe Southern Art Features collection of ancient jewelry and paintings by Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock
Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery Kokomo Howard Central Art website, part of Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana War Memorial Military Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Military Shrine Room and Military Museum, open Wednesday - Sunday 0900-1700, free admission
Indianapolis Firefighters Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Firefighting website, antique fire wagons
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Automotive
Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art Collections include Neo-Impressionist paintings; Japanese paintings of the Edo period; Chinese ceramics and bronzes; paintings, sculptures, and prints by Paul Gauguin and the Pont-Aven School; a large number of works by J. M. W. Turner; contemporary art; textiles and fashion arts; modern design
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art Also known as iMOCA, contemporary art
International Circus Hall of Fame Peru Miami Northern Circus Hall of fame and museum about circuses and important circus figures
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Historic house Home of poet James Whitcomb Riley
Jasper Arts Center Jasper Dubois Southwest Art website, Krempp Gallery features changing exhibits of regional artists and groups
Jeeninga Museum of Bible & Near Eastern Studies Anderson Madison Central Archaeology website, part of Anderson University, context and history of the Ancient Near East as it relates to the Bible
Jefferson County Heritage Center Madison Jefferson Southern Local history website, operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society, includes exhibits on pioneers, transportation, Victorian life, Civil War
John Hay Center Salem Washington Southern Historic house Includes Stevens Memorial Museum, Depot Railroad Museum, birthplace of John Milton Hay, and a pioneer village
Johnson County Museum of History Franklin Johnson Indianapolis metro Local history Operated by the Johnson County Historical Society
Joseph Moore Museum Richmond Wayne Central Natural history website, part of Earlham College, natural and cultural history of Richmond, Indiana and the world including birds, mammals, rocks, insects, fossils, live reptiles
Kidscommons Columbus Bartholomew Southern Children's website
Kokomo Automotive Museum Kokomo Howard Central Automotive website, cars, gas station, diner, automotive history, located at the Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Event & Conference Center
Kosciusko County Jail Museum Warsaw Kosciusko Northern Prison website, operated by the Kosciusko County Historical Society, former prison and sheriff's house, local history displays
Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum Auburn DeKalb Northern Transportation information, classic, racing and Carl Casper custom cars, carriages including several British Royal carriages, monster trucks, the Northeastern Racing Gallery and more
Lake County Historical Museum Crown Point Lake Northwest Local history website
Lake of the Red Cedars Museum Cedar Lake Lake Northwest Local history website, operated by the Cedar Lake Historical Association
Lane Place Crawfordsville Montgomery Central Historic house Operated by the Montgomery County Historical Society
Lanier Mansion State Historic Site Madison Jefferson Southern Historic house 1840s mansion
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum LaPorte LaPorte Northwest Local history website, includes pioneer items, period display rooms
Levi Coffin House Fountain City Wayne Central Historic house Station on the Underground Railroad
Lieber Log Cabin Marshall Parke Central Historic house Located in Turkey Run State Park, commemorates Richard Lieber, first director of the Indiana State Parks system
Ligonier Historical Museum Ligonier Noble Northern Local history
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Lincoln City Spencer Southern Biographical Includes visitor center with museum about Lincoln and the Lincoln Living Historical Farm, an 1820 pioneer homestead
Lincoln Pioneer Village Rockport Spencer Southwest Open air website, features log cabins, public buildings, schools, and churches as they stood in Lincoln’s days in Spencer County
Linden Depot Museum Linden Montgomery Central Railroad website, operated by the Linden-Madison Township Historical Society
Lincoln State Park Lincoln City Spencer Southern Historic house Includes visitor center with museum about Lincoln and the Lincoln Living Historical Farm, an 1820 pioneer homestead
Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City LaPorte Northwest Art website
Luckey Hospital Museum Wolf Lake Noble Northern Medical website, rural hospital displays from the 1930s to 1950s
Lusk Home and Mill Site Marshall Parke Central Historic house Located in Turkey Run State Park, early pioneer home and grist mill
Madison Railroad Station Museum Madison Jefferson Southern Railroad website, operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society
Marion City Museum Marion Grant Central Local history website, part of the Marion Public Library
Marshall County Museum Historic Crossroads Center Plymouth Marshall Northern Local history website, operated Marshall County Historical Society
Mathers Museum of World Cultures Bloomington Monroe Southern Cultural website, part of Indiana University, ethnology, ethnography, cultural history
Menno-Hof Shipshewana LaGrange Northern Religious website, faith and life of Amish and Mennonites
Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society Museum Merrillville Lake Northwest Local history website
Miami County Museum Peru Miami Northern Local history website, operated by the Miami County Historical Society, includes Cole Porter exhibit
Mid-America Windmill Museum Kendallville Noble Northern Science website, story of wind power from its origination through the American windmill to the present day
Middlebury Community Museum Middlebury Elkhart Northern Local history website
Midtown Museum of Native Cultures Waynetown Montgomery Central Native American Private collection of Native American artifacts
Midwest Museum of American Art Elkhart Elkhart Northern Art Focuses on 19th- and 20th-century American Art, with original paintings by Grandma Moses and Norman Rockwell
Military Honor Park and Museum South Bend St. Joseph Northern Military information
Minnetrista Muncie Delaware Central Multiple Includes a museum with exhibits of nature, local history and art, a historic home, and many themed gardens and outdoor sculptures
Model T Museum Centerville Wayne Central Automotive website, operated by the Model T Ford Club of America
Monon Connection Museum Monon White Central Railroad website
Monon Depot Museum Carmel Hamilton Indianapolis metro Railroad website, operated by the Carmel Clay Historical Society, includes local history and railroad exhibits
Monroe County History Center Bloomington Monroe Southern Local history website, operated by the Monroe County Historical Society
Moore-Youse Home Museum Muncie Delaware Central Historic house website, operated by the Delaware County Historical Society
Morris-Butler House Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Historic house Operated by the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, Victorian era home
Moses Fowler House Lafayette Tippecanoe Central Historic house Also known as the Tippecanoe County Historical Museum
Muncie Children's Museum Muncie Delaware Central Children's website
Munster History Museum Munster Lake Northwest Historic house website, operated by the Munster Historical Society in the Kaske House
Murphy Art Center Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art Includes five galleries
Museum of Miniature Houses Carmel Hamilton Indianapolis metro Toy website, dollhouses and miniatures
Museum of Overbeck Art Pottery Cambridge City Wayne Central Art website, pottery created by the Overbeck Sisters, located in the town library
Museum of 20th Century Warfare Lawrence Marion Indianapolis metro Military Located at Fort Harrison State Park, exhibits about the fort and technology, artifacts, uniforms and soldiers of the 20th Century
Museum of the Soldier Portland Jay Central Military website
National Art Museum of Sport Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Art Sport art, part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
National Auto and Truck Museum Auburn DeKalb Northern Automotive website, emphasis on post World War II cars and trucks
National Military History Center Auburn DeKalb Northern Military website, includes Revolutionary War through Vietnam, with a main focus on WWII.
National Model Aviation Museum Muncie Delaware Central Aviation website, model aircraft and aeromodeling, operated by the Academy of Model Aeronautics
National New York Central Railroad Museum Elkhart Elkhart Northern Railroad History and equipment of the New York Central Railroad
NCAA Hall of Champions Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Sports Trials and triumphs of the student-athlete
Old Jail Museum Albion Noble Northern Jail Operated by the Noble County Historical Society
Ohio County Historical Society Museum Rising Sun Ohio Southern Local history website, housed in a 19th-century plow factory, focus is 19th and early 20th-century life and events
Old Cathedral Library & Museum Vincennes Knox Southwest History website, oldest library in the state of Indiana, display of historic and church artifacts
Old Lighthouse Museum Michigan City LaPorte Northwest Maritime website, operated by the Michigan City Historical Society, only lighthouse in Indiana
Orange County Museum Paoli Orange Southern Local history website, operated by the Orange County Historical Society
Padgett Museum New Albany Floyd Southern Local history information, operated by the Floyd County Historical Society
Paul Dresser Birthplace Terre Haute Vigo Southern Biographical Home of composer Paul Dresser, operated seasonally by the Vigo County Historical Society
Pendleton Historical Museum Pendleton Madison Indianapolis metro Local history information, located in Falls Park
Perry County Museum Cannelton Perry Southern Local history website
Porter County Museum of History Valparaiso Porter Northwest Local history website, formerly the Old Jail Museum
Pound Store Museum Warsaw Kosciusko Northern Local history website, operated by the Kosciusko County Historical Society
Prophetstown State Park Battle Ground Tippecanoe Central Living 1920s living farmstead and Native American village buildings
Putnam County Museum Greencastle Putnam Central Local history website
Reitz Home Museum Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest Historic house Victorian house museum
Reneker Museum of Winona History Winona Lake Kosciusko Northern Local History information, located in the Historic Westminster Hotel, now on the campus of Grace College.
Rhythm! Discovery Center Indianapolis Marion Indianapolis metro Music Drums and percussive instruments from around the world, operated by the Percussive Arts Society
Richmond Art Museum Richmond Wayne Central Art Collections include American Impressionists, Taos School, the Hoosier Group, the Richmond School and other regional artists and ceramics
Rickenbaugh House St. Croix Perry Southern Historic house website, located in Hoosier National Forest
Riley Birthplace and Museum Greenfield Orange Indianapolis metro Historic house Boyhood home of poet James Whitcomb Riley
Ropkey Armor Museum Crawfordsville Montgomery Central Indiana Military Military vehicles, weapons, memorabilia
Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center Crawfordsville Montgomery Central Jail website, rotary-design jail, also local history exhibits
Round Barn Museum Rochester Fulton Northern Agriculture website, operated by the Fulton County Historical Society
Ruthmere Elkhart Elkhart Northern Art Beaux Arts mansion with collection of fine and decorative arts, classic automobiles
RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum Elkhart Elkhart Northern Transportation website, history, technology and pioneers in the development of recreational vehicles and motor homes
Santa Claus Museum & Village Santa Claus Spencer Southern Local history website, town history, tourism, history of Santa Claus Land, letters to Santa, President Abraham Lincoln and his childhood in southern Indiana, antique toys and dolls, Coca-Cola memorabilia
Schimpff's Confectionery Jeffersonville Clark Southern Food Historic candy store and museum
Science Central Fort Wayne Allen Northern Science website
Scott County Heritage Center and Museum Scottsburg Scott Southern Local history Victorian house museum
Scribner House New Albany Floyd Southern Historic house Open twice a year
Sheldon Swope Art Museum Terre Haute Vigo Southern Art Features American art with special emphasis on painting and sculpture of the twentieth century and on Wabash Valley artists
Sheridan Historical Society Museum Sheridan Hamilton Indianapolis metro Local history website, operated by the Sheridan Historical Society
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Vigo Central Religious Exhibits about Saint Théodore Guérin and the ministries of the Sisters of Providence
Skinner Farm Village Perrysville Vermillion Central Open air website, log cabins, buildings, round barn and artifacts which represent over 150 years of local Indiana history
Snite Museum of Art Notre Dame St. Joseph Northern Art Part of University of Notre Dame, world cultures and periods with a focus on Western art history, known for its Italian Renaissance paintings and Mesoamerican galleries
South Bend Museum of Art South Bend St. Joseph Northern Art Collection includes historical Indiana artists and significant contemporary regional artists
Spring Mill State Park Mitchell Lawrence Southern Open air Includes pioneer village with a historic grist mill, blacksmith shop, tavern, and distillery, and a memorial to astronaut Gus Grissom
Stevens Memorial Museum Salem Washington Southern Local history Part of John Hay Center, period displays
Stockdale Mill Roann Wabash Northern Mill website, water-powered flour mill and dam
Studebaker National Museum South Bend St. Joseph Northern Automotive
Sullivan County History Museum Sullivan Sullivan Central Local history information, operated by the Sullivan County Historical Society
Sullivan House Madison Jefferson Southern Historic house website, operated by Historic Madison, 1818 home of Judge Jeremiah Sullivan
Sullivan Munce Cultural Center Zionsville Boone Central Multiple website, local history and art
Swiss Heritage Village & Museum Berne Adams Southern Open air website
Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum Syracuse Kosciusko Northern Local history website
Task Force Tips Fire Museum Valparaiso Porter Northwest Firefighting Includes historic firefighting vehicles, equipment and uniforms
T.C. Steele State Historic Site Nashville Brown Southern Biographical Home of artist T. C. Steele
Terre Haute Children's Museum Terre Haute Vigo Southern Children's website
Terre Haute Fire-Police Museum Terre Haute Vigo Southern Firefighting Historic fire-fighting and police equipment, housed in a historic fire station
Thorntown Heritage Museum Thorntown Boone Indianapolis metro Local history website, operated by the Sugar Creek Historical Society
Time Was Museum Elkhart Elkhart Northern Local history information, Elkhart's community life, open by appointment
Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum Battle Ground Tippecanoe Central Military website, operated by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, history and events of the Battle of Tippecanoe, a nature center and artifacts of European and Native American cultures
Tipton County Heritage Center Tipton Tipton Central Local history website, operated by the Tipton County Historical Society
University Art Gallery Terre Haute Vigo Southern Art website, part of Indiana State University
United States Vice Presidential Museum Huntington Huntington Northern History History of all the Vice Presidents
USS LST Ship Memorial Evansville Vanderburgh Southwest Maritime Museum landing ship
Vera's Little Red Dollhouse Museum Middletown Henry Central Doll information, open by appointment
Vigo County Historical Museum Terre Haute Vigo Southern Local history website, period rooms, local history displays, Coca-Cola artifacts
Vintage Fire Museum New Albany Floyd Southern Firefighting website, moving to Jeffersonville, Indiana
Wabash County Historical Museum Wabash Wabash Northern Local history website, restored 19th Century physician's home and surgery
Wabash Valley Railroader's Museum Terre Haute Vigo Southern Railroad website, operated by the Haley Tower Historical & Technical Society
Wakarusa Historical Society Wakarusa Elkhart Northern Open air website, local history displays in seven buildings, includes the Birds Eye View Museum of Miniatures
Wayne County Historical Museum Richmond Wayne Central Open air website, complex includes period clothing, furniture, portraits, dolls, two log cabins, a Conestoga wagon, blacksmith shop, print shop, bakery, loom house, automobiles, steam powered tractors, locally-made artifacts, Native American and Civil War artifacts, and a mummy
West End Fire Station Museum Washington Daviess Southern Firefighting information
Westchester Township History Museum Chesterton Porter Northwest Local history website
Westfield-Washington Historical Society Museum Westfield Hamilton Indianapolis metro Local history Facebook site
White County Historical Museum Monticello White Central Local history website, operated by the White County Historical Society
Whitley County Historical Museum Columbia City Whitley Northern Local history website
Wilbur Wright Birthplace and Museum Millville Henry Central Biographical website, birthplace of aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright
WonderLab Bloomington Monroe Southern Science Topics include nature
Wylie House Bloomington Monroe Southern Historic house Operated by Indiana University, recreated as the Wylie home prior to 1860
Yellow Trail Museum Hope Bartholomew Southern Local history website, period displays include soda fountain, grocery store, doctor's office, barber shop
Zaharakos Columbus Bartholomew Southern Commodity website, mechanical music instrument and soda fountain museum

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  1. ^ http://www.carterstoymuseum.com/ Carter's Toy Museum, "After just 6 short years Carter's Toy Museum is now closed due to the passing of its founder", accessed 10/14/2012
  2. ^ "Corvette Classic Museum - reported closed". Yelp. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Corvette Classics Museum photos". Rob's Webpage. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  4. ^ http://newsandtribune.com/business/x519390036/Koetter-Woodworking-in-Starlight-makes-cuts "Koetter Woodworking in Starlight makes cuts", News and Tribune, February 6, 2009
  5. ^ http://www.generalaviationnews.com/2010/10/10/indiana-aviation-museum-to-close/ Indiana Aviation Museum to close, General Aviation News, October 10, 2010
  6. ^ http://our.tentativetimes.net/oldradios/ The former Indiana Historic Radio Museum in Ligonier Indiana, photos and description, accessed 10/14/2012
  7. ^ http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?ID=28147 "Lincoln Museum to Close in Fort Wayne"
  8. ^ http://thenewsdispatch.com/articles/2011/07/27/news/local/doc4e2f767cdab7b183667563.txt "Rag Tops chairman says museum is gone for good", thenewsdispatch.com, July 27, 2011
  9. ^ "Trumps Texaco Museum Knightstown Indiana". Flicker. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Indiana Gas Stations". Photos. Roadside Architecture.com. Retrieved 29 November 2013.