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Arts & Museums
Enjoying a priceless location right by the historic square in Rockville, the Covered Bridge Art Gallery was actually a department store from the year 1877. Spacious and well-designed booths accommodate the 30 artists who have camped here selling their art which more often than not would include representations of the many covered bridges that dot the town of Rockville. The mediums used are as varied as pencils, pastels, wood veneer, jewelry, pastels and other forms.
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.
Take a stroll and visit with farm animals, exotic birds, and enjoy the picnic area.
American art housed in an Italian Renaissance style building.
A hands on family museum offering education information and exciting exhibits.
If you are a fan of auto racing, be sure to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum. For a couple bucks, they will give you a bus ride around the most hallowed racetrack in the world; home of the Indy 500. The museum itself is stocked with generation after generation of retired Indy cars. Lots of other memorabilia is on display, and the gift shop is full of exciting checkered-flag-emblazoned gear for the whole family.
The Indiana Medical History Museum is an interesting place for fans of medical science to trace its development through the ages. It is a non-profit museum that has a huge collection of historical artifacts, including human skeletons, anatomical dissections, laboratory instruments and recreated laboratory environments. There is a doctor's room too, which recreates a doctor's office during World War II. Walk through the gardens amid the medicinal plants. Tours are organized on Wednesdays after prior appointment and between Thursday and Saturday starting at 10 AM.
Exhibits on Lew Wallace.
Open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment.
Built in 1882 houses the only operating rotary cellblock in the United States.