General Admission

To purchase general admission tickets online before your visit, select a day from the calendar below. Tickets can also be purchased onsite at the Guest Services Desk upon your arrival to the Museum.

Certain areas of the IMA campus are free, including The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres, the IMA Café, Museum Store, and LOVE and Five Brushstrokes sculptures.

IMA Members: FREE
Adults: $18
Ages 5 & under: FREE
Youth ages 6-17: $10

Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


Planning to visit the IMA regularly? Visit our Membership page for information on purchasing an IMA Membership.

Students attending Butler University, CTS, IUPUI, Marian University, Martin University, and University of Indianapolis may receive a free IMA annual membership. Students may apply at our Guest Services desk and must have a valid e-mail address and show proof of enrollment.

Free Admission Dates & Times

Free general admission is offered the first Thursday of each month from 4-9 p.m.

Additional free days include:
Spring Equinox - Saturday, March 21, 2015
National Museum Day - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Summer Solstice - Saturday, June 20, 2015
Autumn Equinox - Saturday, September 19, 2015
National Garden Day - Saturday, October 3, 2015
Silent Night - Saturday, November 28, 2015
Winter Solstice - Thursday, December 17, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Sunday, January 17, 2016

Access Pass

We are an Access Pass Affiliate. Visit our Access Pass page to learn more about this program that makes cultural attractions more available to Indiana families.

Blue Star Museum

The IMA is a Blue Star Museum and offers free admission to U.S. Active military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 25 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015.