President’s Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. In 2020, Presidents’ Day falls on Monday, February 15th and the Indianapolis Presidents’ Day deals are out there! Some Indianapolis museums offer free admission on Presidents’ Day and others offer special programming. If you have the day off from work or school, take advantage of this special occasion to learn about our presidents or to simply create memories!
Free Museum Admission on Presidents’ Day
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Free Admission
Enjoy free admission to the world’s greatest museum for kids, right in our backyard! The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis will be open this Presidents’ Day from 10-5, with special presidential activities 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about your voting rights and women’s suffrage while meeting First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and Indiana Suffragist, Martha Carpenter (actors).
Free Conner Prairie Admission on Presidents’ Day
Conner Prairie has free Presidents’ Day admission for all. At Conner Prairie, you’ll meet some of your favorite U.S. presidents and their first ladies, plus a few presidential hopefuls. There are games and fun activities, including a surprise birthday for Abe Lincoln. Enjoy the indoor play areas like Discovery Station and Makesmith Workshop, the maker space for older kids.
Free Indiana State Museum Admission on Presidents’ Day
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will offer free admission at all currently-open locations on Feb. 15 in honor of Presidents Day. Special activities will be offered at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis to commemorate the holiday, and visitors will also have access to all of the museum’s experiences, including Firefly Landing, the early childhood gallery for preschoolers.
Free Admission Everyday
These local Indianapolis museums have free admission everyday!
Visiting the Indiana home of the 23rd president is a great way to celebrate President’s Day in Indy. While admission is only free for members and children age four and under, this would be a great time to visit The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.
Did you know that local museums offer free admission opportunities throughout the year? Here are all of the free admission days for 2020 at Indianapolis museums.
What’s Closed on President’s Day
Post Offices, Schools (unless it’s a make-up snow day), most banks
What’s Open on President’s Day
Libraries, State Parks, National Parks, most museums, restaurants, retail stores.