INDIANA STATE MUSEUM

Treat your guests to a visually stimulating experience by hosting your event at the Indiana State Museum.  Located in White River State Park, the museum is a special event venue with incredible architecture and beautiful downtown views.  In addition to the nostalgia of Indiana heritage, the museum offers a variety of unique event spaces including: the historic L.S. Ayres Tea Room, the majestic Governor Frank O’Bannon Great Hall with its soaring 100-foot ceiling, the Rapp Reception Hall with amazing views of the downtown skyline, and the notable Canal Overlook Bridge that will surely impress your guests. Event planning with Kahn’s Catering makes the difference. Now… host your next event at the Indiana State Museum and you are sure to make a STATEment! View Indiana State Museum rental guide.

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RENTAL INFORMATION

Rapp Reception Hall

Located on level 3, this gallery foyer provides dramatic views of the Capital Dome and the downtown skyline while adjacent NiSource and featured exhibit galleries are available for guests to enjoy.

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Capacity: 80-250 (80 Seated Dinner)

Price: $$$

Canal Overlook Bridge

With its contemporary design and views of White River State Park this space is ideal for smaller more intimate ceremonies and receptions.

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Capacity: 60-250 (60 Seated Dinner)

Price: $$

Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall & Ball Family Terrace

Celebrate in an open and stunning space featuring a 100-ft ceiling and the locally inspired Indiana obelisk. Guests can peruse the canal and enjoy the spectacular views of Military Park.

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Capacity: 250-500 (250 Seated Dinner)

Price: $$$$

Museum Package

Includes Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall & Ball Family Terrace, Farmers Market Café & Terrace, Rapp Reception Hall, Canal Overlook Bridge and all permanent galleries. Excludes IMAX.

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Capacity: 2500

Price: $$$$