Monroe County History Center

  • 202 E. 6th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47408
  • (812) 332-2517
Located in the historic Carnegie Library Building, the Monroe County History Center is a dementia-friendly museum, genealogy and local history library, and gift store. The museum features a variety of exhibits and artifacts from Monroe County's past. Special exhibits rotate every few months. Library volunteers are on hand to help visitors with their family or local history research. The museum store is an excellent source of locally-made gifts.

Museum admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 6-17 and free for children under 6. 

Hoosier-in-Residence: T.C. Steele's Franklin Hall Studio

Born and raised a Hoosier, T. C. Steele brought the beauty of the Indiana landscape to a developing modern world. For the last four years of his life, T. C. and Selma Steele made Bloomington their home from fall to spring, spending the other half at the House of Singing Winds in nearby Brown... Learn more

39th Annual MCHC Garage Sale Fundraiser

  • Dates vary between October 16, 2020 - October 17, 2020
  • (812) 332-2517

The largest garage sale in Monroe County has its inaugural sale at 4015 Profile Parkway. The warehouse is packed with treasures that are just waiting to be claimed. Please note, this year's access to the sale will be limited to ensure that all of our shoppers, volunteers and staff... Learn more