1700 North Kinser Pike
Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone: (812) 650-0010
Fax: (812) 650-0009
Arts & Museums
Have fun with science at this fantastic museum housing as many as 50 hands-on exhibits combining knowledge and fun. The award-winning museum started off in 1998, at a little facility, but moved to its current sprawling premises thanks to its rising popularity. Intriguing sections at the museum include the Bubble-Airium, the Fitzgerald Hall of Natural Science, George & Evelyn Brabson Discovery Garden and the very popular How Things Work exhibits. Kids can learn about solar power and conservation at the lush Lester P Bushnell garden right outside the museum. There's numerous educational programs as well for kids. The museum remains open till 8.30p on the first Friday of every month. Check website for more.
If you are an art aficionado, then check out the beautiful collection contemporary art at the Indiana University Art Museum. Here you would find several objects of art include African masks, paintings and ancient jewelery. Encouraging art from all over the world, this place will surely acquaint you with the cultures of the world. For further details, please check the website.
Wylie House Museum is a historic house museum administered by the IU Libraries. The house was built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie, first president of Indiana University. The house is furnished as it might have looked in the 1840s when Dr. Wylie and his family lived there. Guided tours are given five days a week.