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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
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Volunteer Opportunities

The Indiana State Museum is the crossroads of everything interesting, educational and unique about the state. It’s a gathering place, a learning center, and family-friendly entertainment, all within a unique architectural treasure. With original works of art, hands-on exhibits and an atmosphere that invites exploration and discovery, the museum is an ever-evolving experience that offers something different and surprising at every visit. It is top-notch entertainment and education that enables us to see the world through Indiana eyes. We invite you to become a part of this exciting museum as a volunteer.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering at the Indiana State Museum offers many benefits:

  • Free annual membership after completion of 40 service hours; membership privileges include:
    • Free museum admission
    • Admission to all 11 State Historic Sites
    • IMAX Theater discounts
    • Invitations to members-only events
  • Free parking when volunteering
  • Discount at the Farmer’s Market Café and the Indiana Store
  • Recognition as a valuable part of the Indiana State Museum team
  • Continuing education opportunities through our training programs and volunteer field trips
  • Letters of reference upon request
  • Documentation of hours available upon request for scholarship applications, service programs, and tax itemization

For more information, visit www.indianamuseum.org/volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

Event staffing

Volunteer Needs


Small Group