Jan 18 2016
Indiana State Museum Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ce...

Indiana State Museum Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ce...

Presented by Indiana State Museum at Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

Join the Indiana State Museum in celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with theater performances, art making activities and film viewings.

Admission is free for each canned good donated to Gleaners Food Bank

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.

Come celebrate “the dream” as riveting video excerpts of the famous speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. play continuously in Legacy Theater.  The theater also features interactive gallery space exhibiting Indiana’s African American experience.



Children will be inspired by hands-on activities relating to the Civil Rights Movement all day in the museum galleries and take-home crafts.


The Discovery Playground

Enjoy our STEM-based Imagination Playground, Lincoln Logs, Duplos, Legos and other activities for kids of all ages.


Gallery Encounters

Explore, discover and touch as staff and volunteers provide hands-on experiences throughout the galleries and public spaces of the building.  These brief interactions support the mission of the museum and enhance the visitor experience.  


Hat Tree Theater

Enjoy a wide array of gallery performances featuring various characters from Indiana history including Abraham Lincoln, and more.  


For more information, please call 317.232.1637 or visitwww.indianamuseum.org.

Dates & Times

2016/01/18 - 2016/01/18

Location Info

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites

650 W. Washington, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Parking Info

Parking is available in the attached White River State Park underground parking garage on Washington Street and in nearby garages, or in the White River State Park South Lot.

Parking is $5 when visiting the museum and free when attending an IMAX® film.

Accessibility Info

ASL interpretation is available upon request for docent-led tours with a 48-hour notice

Service animals are welcome.

Accessible parking is available in the White River State Park underground parking garage. This location offers ADA compliant designated parking spaces with signage on both levels. For raised roof vans, the upper level of the garage can accommodate a height of 8 feet, and 7 feet on the lower level.