NDIANAPOLIS (May 6, 2018) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) are celebrating Visit Indiana Week in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week on May 6 through May 12, 2018. Over 200 attractions and properties will be offering discounts and promotions for travelers during Visit Indiana Week.


May 7 is Museum Monday with discounted or free entry at almost 30 museums around the state.

Visit the home that inspired “the Hoosier Poet”, the museum celebrates the life and legacy of one of America’s greatest comedians, see an extensive exhibit of James Dean memorabilia or visit one of the many museums showcasing Indiana’s rich automotive history.

From art to cars to the stars and much more, there are lots of reasons to get out and visit an Indiana museum for discounted or free admission at one of these participating Museum Monday locations:

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, Indianapolis

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University, Muncie 

David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University, Muncie

Dream Car Museum, Evansville

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis

Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science

Fair Oaks Farms, Fair Oaks

Fanimation Antique Museum, Zionsville

The Franklin Railroad Depot

French Lick West Baden Museum, French Lick

Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art, Lafayette

Harrison County Discovery Center, Corydon

Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes

Indiana State Capitol Tours, Indianapolis

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis

James Dean Gallery, Fairmount 

James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, Greenfield

Johnson County Museum of History, Franklin

Joshua Tree Earth & Space Museum, Lakeville

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, Indianapolis

Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum, Rockport

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis

Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum, Milan

Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

Studebaker National Museum, South Bend

The History Museum, South Bend

Vintage Fire Museum, Jeffersonville

Join us as #VisitIndianaWeek continues with May 8 with Tastings TuesdayLt. Governor Suzanne Crouch get a tour of the award-winning Oliver Winery at 3 p.m. in Bloomington. Media are welcome.


About Indiana Office of Tourism Development:

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch oversees the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. Mark Newman serves as the agency’s executive director. IOTD is dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of Indiana through leadership and resource support to the Indiana travel industry. The tourism and hospitality industry is directly responsible for 186,400 jobs, generates over $1.6 billion in tax receipts and contributes $12.2 billion in revenue to Indiana businesses. For more information:


Media Contact:
Amy Howell
Director of Communications & Media Relations
Office: 317.232.8897
Cell: 317.741.1320

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