Watch our Capital Campaign video to learn about our efforts to Save the Old Pathology Building.


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                


LATEST NEWS

See more news updates or view our newsletters here.

9/10/2017: The Indiana Medical History Museum is a  ‘Tangible Reminder’ Of Indiana’s Mental Health History from Indiana Public Media. Click here for the article and video.

8/23/2017: Canadian radio show host Jeremy Bradley paid us a visit this summer while recording his travel radio show On the Road with Jeremy Bradley here in Indianapolis.  Check out photos from his visit and listen to an on air interview with Sarah Halter here.

8/23/2017: On Sunday, August 20th IMHM was featured in an article about all of the cool happenings on the former grounds of Central State Hospital.  The article was printed on the front page of the Living section, but you can read the online version here.

8/17/2017: Just in time for GenCon, the Indiana Medical History Museum made the list of 14 Nerdy Amazingly Places in Indy.  See who else made the cut here.

8/16/2017: IMHM Executive Director Sarah Halter is one of twelve history professionals nation-wide selected to participate in the American Association for State and Local History's immersive three-week training program Developing History Leaders @SHA.  Read more

 

 


Voices from Central State was a Fall 2016 event series that spotlighted the patient perspective on life at Indiana's flagship mental institution, Central State Hospital (1848-1994).  Click here for more information.

We're currently planning a continuation of the Voices project, an initiative to gather stories from people with connections to Central State Hospital, including former patients, workers, neighbors, and families.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Sarah Halter at shalter@imhm.org.


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.

 

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.

MAKE A DONATION

Help us to fulfill our mission to interpret and preserve 

the Old Pathology Building through tours, exhibits, and programs.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AT IMHM 

for more information, visit our events page

 

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Saturday, September 30th 12pm to 12am

Frankenfest

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Sunday, October 22nd 2 to 4:30pm

12th Annual Wizards Academy

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Wednesday, November 1st 5:30pm

Fall Installment of the Forensic Science Lecture Series

To See for One's Self: the History and Future of Autopsy 

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DATE TBD

The Pless Memorial Lecture for Central State Circle

Details to come! Check back soon.

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Sunday, December 3rd 2pm

Glenn B. Mather Memorial Lecture and Annual Members Meeting

Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Kirkbride Plan

Presented by Dt. Clay W. Stuckey

 

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