Museums

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Farmer House Museum

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Website http://www.thefarmerhousemuseum.wix.com/homepage
Contact Emily Purcell
Phone 812-336-5597
Address 529 N. College
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Farmer House Museum, located in an historic 1869 residence, seeks to preserve and interpret family life in Monroe County, Indiana.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Mathers Museum of World Cultures

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~mathers/home.html
Phone 812-855-6873
Email mathers [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours Tu-Fr 9-4:30, Sa-Su 1-4:30
Description Indiana University's museum of anthropology, history, and folklore. At the William Hammond Mathers Museum, Indiana University's museum of world cultures, artifacts from near and far are collected, preserved,researched, and exhibited to increase our understanding of the unity and diversity of human culture.
Email conrad [at] indiana [dot] edu
Email jakirk [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/
Contact Kelly Richardson
Phone 812-855-5497
Email ksrichar [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Memorial Hall 232
1021 E. Third St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description This collection contains over 15,000 objects relating to clothing and personal adornment, dating from the late 18th century to the present. Collection is in storage but is open for research.
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Wylie House Museum

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~libwylie/
Contact Jo Burgess (Director)
Phone (812) 855-6224
Email libwylie [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours March through November: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 2pm, or by special appointment
Description Built in 1835, the Wylie House is the home of Indiana University's first president, Andrew Wylie.
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Monroe County History Center

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Website http://www.monroehistory.org/
Phone 812-332-2517
Email admin [at] monroehistory [dot] org
Address 202 East Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday 1-4 p.m. Sunday
Description

The Monroe County History Center's permanent and current exhibits remind us of our proud cultural and natural heritage and showcase items from our collection of over 50,000 artifacts -- documents, clothing, tools, furniture, toys, maps and photographs.

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Friends of Wylie House

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~libwylie/
Phone 812-855-6224
Email libwylie [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours Tues. - Sat. 10:00am - 2:00 pm
Description Organized in December 1989. Provides financial support for Wylie House historic house museum.
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Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame

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Website http://www.indbaseballhalloffame.org/
Phone 812-482-2262
Address Vincennes University - Ruxer Student Center
851 College Ave.
Jasper, IN 47546
Hours Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 am - 3 pm
Description Located in the Ruxer Student Center, Vincennes University at Jasper,IN. Sponsoring body is the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association, which has served the baseball coaches of Indiana since 1971.
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WonderLab Museum of Health, Science, and Technology

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Website http://www.wonderlab.org
Phone 337-1337
Email writeus [at] wonderlab [dot] org
Address 308 West 4th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 am-5:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm; CLOSED Mondays
Description

The mission of WonderLab is to provide opportunities where people of all ages, especially children, can experience the wonder and excitement of science through hands-on experiences that stimulate curiosity, encourage exploration, facilitate discovery and foster learning.

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