THE  INDIANA MEDICAL HISTORY MUSEUM

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

OPERATING HOURS

Wednesday 10:00 - 4:00

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.

8/12/2019: If you subscribe to SiriusXM, tune in tomorrow morning to Doctor Radio's Everyday Health show hosted by Dr. Carol Bernstein on SiriusXM110. Sarah Halter will be on this morning from 8 to 8:30am talking about the Indiana Medical History Museum and the new interpretation of the Museum's specimen collection.

8/9/2019: Check out Dr. Richard Feldman's Indianapolis Business Journal article on the work of Dr. Charles Bonsett, neurologist and one of the founders of the Indiana Medical History Museum. Dr. Bonsett's work on Duchenne's muscular dystrophy was done right here in the Old Pathology Building.

8/8/2019: Executive Director Sarah Halter was a guest on WFYI's All In today talking about the uniqueness of the Old Pathology Building and the importance of preserving its history. Listen to the full show here!

7/9/2019: Rehumanizing the IMHM Specimen Collection featured on Fox 59 News.

7/8/2019: More coverage of our Rehumanizing the IMHM Specimen Collection exhibit from John Russell for the Indianapolis Business Journal healthcare blog The Dose.

7/2/2019: Our project to "rehumanize" the specimens in our collection was featured in Smithsonian Magazine online. Check it out here!

6/21/2019: Many thanks to Victoria Ratliff and Haley Carney from TheStatehouseFile.com for their recent visit! Their article can be viewed here.

6/7/2019: Listen to IMHM's Sarah Halter and Norma Erickson talk to host Nelson Price on Hoosier History Live! Aired on 6/1/2019. Click here for the recording.


 


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

*Please note: The Old Pathology Building that houses the Indiana Medical History Museum is a historic building and, as such, may present certain risks and/or physical restrictions. Some floor seating is available for visitors with limited physical mobility, but these must be requested in advance by emailing Sarah at shalter@imhm.org. These are available on a first come, first served basis. We are working to make our historic amphitheater more accessible and safer, but all program attendees must read and accept the Ticket Agreement to acknowledge the risks posed by steep stairs, the lack of a railing, etc. Click here to view the Ticket Agreement.

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Register for any of these events at http://imhmuseum.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Gadgets and Gizmos III

An UNCOMMON EVENT for EXCEPTIONAL DONORS at the Indiana Medical History Museum

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 6-7pm

Launch Event: Sick, a new podcast from Side Effects Public Media

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Sunday, September 29, 2019 2pm

IMHM 50th Anniversary Celebration

and IHB Historical Marker Dedication

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Wednesday, October 16th 5pm

The Fall Installment of the Forensic Science Lecture Series

The Science of Broken Bones

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Sunday, October 7, 2019 2-4:30pm

15th Annual Wizards Academy





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