Indiana State Museum

This is a very nice history museum located not far from the State Capitol.

Some photos:

The museum

A chalcedony geode in the geology exhibit

Eridophyllum, a species of fossil coral

Fred the Mastodon

Taxidermy display of native Indiana wildlife

Copper jewelry made by Native Americans from copper ore

A wooden rail-splitting maul once owned by Abraham Lincoln

Pieces of one of the locks from the local canal

Pulpit used by abolitionist preacher Henry Ward Beecher

Studebaker horse wagon, made in the 1880’s before they switched to making automobiles

Socialist Party pin from the 1910s

Coke machine from the 1940s

Motorola TV from 1949

 

 

 

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