One of Southwestern Indiana’s most established and significant cultural institutions, the Evansville Museum is a general museum with collections in art, history, anthropology and science.
Paintings and graphic works from the 16th Century to the present are prominent features in the Museum’s permanent art galleries. On the grounds and terraces of the Museum, visitors may view contemporary and traditional sculpture. Our Main Gallery, Contemporary Gallery and Old Gallery offer changing art exhibitons throughout the year.
Visitors can stroll down the brick-paved street of a 19th Century American rivertown to see ornately decorated homes and shops stocked with notions and sundries. There are also galleries dedicated to early Evansville history, Abraham Lincoln, and the homefront effort during WWII. The Center for History and Science offers changing science and history exhibitions throughout the year.
A participatory hands-on science area offers a wide range of exhibitions and programs to inspire and instruct students of all ages. The Center for History and Science offers changing science and history exhibitions throughout the year.
The Evansville Museum Transportation Center (EMTRAC) invites visitors to step back in time and trace the history of transportation starting with a dug-out canoe; view an elaborate model diorama reflecting Evansville in the late 1940s; and tour a 1908 steam switch engine, a Tennessee Club Car, and a red caboose.
Explore space and rediscover our amazing planet inside our Koch Immersive Theater where you can take in a traditional planetarium show or take in a changing schedule of giant screen movies. Our planetarium is also available for rental for gaming parties and private meetings.