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.
Just show up on the hour -- you do not need to make a reservation unless you have a group of 6 or more.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help us to fulfill our mission to interpret and preserve
the Old Pathology Building through tours, exhibits, and programs.
for more information, visit our events page
Saturday, September 30th 12pm to 12am
Sunday, October 22nd 2 to 4:30pm
Wednesday, November 1st 5:30pm
Fall Installment of the Forensic Science Lecture Series
The Pless Memorial Lecture for Central State Circle
Details to come! Check back soon.
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