A museum chronicling and showcasing Indiana University’s history was proposed for the Bloomington campus.
The Museum of Indiana University would be a place for our present community to explore our past and imagine our future. Lined with engaging exhibitions of IU's past and present, interactive technologies that bring objects and stories to life, and curated gallery shows, the proposed Museum would tell IU's story through the people, places, events, and objects that have built Indiana University into a renowned institution of higher education.
This museum would draw from the existing archival holdings of papers, objects, and collections from nearly 200 years of history. It would collaborate with other museums and galleries on all IU campuses and would serve as an informational hub for IU and a prime center for visitors, students, parents, and new members of our community.
After extensive review and consultation, the project is currently on hold until after the bicentennial.