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. 

Season's Greetings

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until January 7, 2017
  • (812) 332-2517

Join us this holiday season for Season's Greetings, an exhibit featuring the story of holiday greetings, including vintage cards, caroling, and more! Bring the family to play with our new and vintage games and toys, and to create holiday cards for local nursing homes! Learn more

New Exhibits: Spotlight on Local History

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 3, 2016
  • (812) 332-2517

The Strength of Hoosiers: The Ultimate Sacrifice “The Ultimate Sacrifice” exhibit honors our Hoosier veterans and their many sacrifices, including death. This exhibit focuses on the personal experiences of those who served rather than on the wars themselves. Visitors, veteran or not, are... Learn more

An Afternoon with Mrs. Claus

  • December 10, 2016
  • (812) 332-2517 ext 3

Join us for an afternoon of Christmas fun with Mrs. Claus! There will be crafts to make, cookies to decorate, and story time with Mrs. Claus and her elves! Learn more