Monroe County History Center

  • 202 E. 6th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47408
  • (812) 332-2517

Explore three galleries, a genealogy library and a museum store featuring many items related to Monroe County and Indiana heritage. Learn about Bloomington's limestone heritage and other early industries or explore a one-room schoolhouse and pioneer cabin. Changing exhibits and special programs run throughout the year.

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

Communities Come Together: Quilting with a Purpose

For hundreds of years, Monroe County quilters have produced quilts for functional and decorative purposes. Schools, churches and other community groups have used them to raise funds or to commemorate important events. This exhibition uncovers quilts made with love and put together for a cause,... Learn more

Monroe County History Center Garage Sale

  • June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018
  • (812) 332-2517

Join us for the 37th Annual Monroe County History Center Garage Sale. This is the community's largest garage sale and the History Center's largest fundraiser. The garage sale is held in a 22,000 square foot warehouse at the former RCA factory, now part of Catalent Pharma Solutions. The community... Learn more