THE  INDIANA MEDICAL HISTORY MUSEUM

3045 West Vermont Street      |      Indianapolis, IN 46222      |       (317) 635-7329


OPERATING HOURS

Thursday    10:00 - 4:00 

Friday    10:00 - 4:00 

Saturday    10:00 - 4:00 

 

Visits are by guided tour only.

Tours start on the hour. 

Tours last approximately one hour.

Last tour begins at 3:00.  

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Just show up on the hour -- you do not need to make a reservation unless you have a group of 6 or more.

GROUP TOURS


Courtesy of Tom Mueller Photography, LLC                


Courtesy of Tom Mueller Photography, LLC 


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CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

The Old Pathology Building is in trouble!

Roof damage and severe water intrusion threaten this historic building and its collections.

Learn more about our Capital Campaign to save the building and protect the future of medical history in Indiana.

          

Damage from water intrusion throughout the Old Pathology Building


MAKE A DONATION

Help us to fulfill our mission to interpret and preserve 

the Old Pathology Building 

through tours, exhibits, and programs.

LATEST NEWS

 1/28/2016: News release describes the work of Jane Schultz, IUPUI Professor and IMHM Board Member, a historical consultant for Mercy Street, a PBS Civil War medical drama.

 1/27/2016: Indiana at 200: Indiana Opened First Mental Hospital in 1848


Wednesday, May 18, 5:30 pm


Forensic Entomology:  From Sung Tzu’s Observations to Today’s Genomic Revolution

By Christine J. Picard, PhD, 

Department of Biology, IUPUI  

 



This series spotlights the patient perspective on life at Indiana's flagship mental institution, Central State Hospital (1848-1994).

August 26-27, 2016

From Under the Cloud

A One-Woman Theatrical Performance based on Anna Agnew’s 1886 memoir detailing her seven-year stay at Central State.


September 26-27, 2016

I Remember Jones

 A Conversation with Nanny Vonnegut about her grandmother, life at Central State in the 1940s, and the power of narrative.


November 10, 2016

Leaving Home

An Exhibit Opening on the 1994 closure of Central State, based on patient-produced newsletters.


CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITS

All exhibits are included as part of the standard museum tour

November 4, 2015- TBD

Autopsy Room


Central State Time Capsule

The Old Pathology Building is in trouble!

Roof damage and severe water intrusion threaten this historic building and its collections.

 Learn more about our Capital Campaign to save the building and protect the future of medical history in Indiana.

Learn more about our Capital Campaign to save the building and protect the future of medical history in Indiana.
Ceiling and wall damage at the 
top of the amphitheater

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