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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Updated October 16, 2014

Mathers Museum of World Cultures

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Website www.mathers.indiana.edi
Phone 812-855-6873
Email mathers [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

The Mathers Museum of World Cultures offers research and training opportunities for IU students, educational support and services for IU faculty and elementary/ secondary school teachers, and family-friendly exhibits and programs. Admission to the museum and its programs is free. During normal hours of operation the Mathers Museum exhibition hall and Museum store are open Tuesday through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Free visitor parking is avaliable by the Indiana Avenue lobby entrance. Metered parking is available at the McCalla School Parking lot on the corner of Ninth Street and Indiana Avenue. The parking lot also has spaces designated for Indiana University C and E permits. During the weekends, free parking is avaliable on the surrounding streets.

Year Established 1963
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated February 25, 2015

Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/
Contact Kelly Richardson
Phone 812-855-4627
Email ksrichar [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 2805 E. 10th Street
Suite 140
Bloomington, IN 47408
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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Updated October 16, 2014

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
Description Built in 1835, the Wylie House is the home of Indiana University's first president, Andrew Wylie.
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Updated October 16, 2014

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
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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Updated October 16, 2014

Friends of Wylie House

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~libwylie/
Phone 812-855-6224
Email libwylie [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

Organized in December 1989. Provides financial support for Wylie House historic house museum.

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Updated October 16, 2014

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
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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Updated October 16, 2014

WonderLab Museum of Health, Science, and Technology

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Website http://www.wonderlab.org
Phone 812-337-1337
Email writeus [at] wonderlab [dot] org
Address 308 West 4th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
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.

Website contains a link for sending direct emails.

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Updated February 26, 2015
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