General Information

Welcome to the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science. We’re enriching lives through preservation, exploration, enlightenment and amazement! Evansville Museum offers exhibitions, educational events, family programs and more.

HOURS

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
12pm – 5pm Closed 11am – 5pm 11am – 5pm 11pm – 8pm 11am – 5pm 11am – 5pm
Parking & Directions

Evansville Museum is located at 411 SE Riverside Drive along the beautiful riverfront in the Historic Downtown District of Evansville, Indiana. Free parking space is available in our museum lot during open hours. The museum is easily accessible from the Lloyd Expressway, US Interstate 69 and US Highway 41.

DIRECTIONS AND MAP

TICKETS

Adults $12

Youth (ages 4-17) $8

Members FREE

KOCH IMMERSIVE THEATER & PLANETARIUM

Adults $7

Children $5

Members $5

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Amenities & Accessibility

Begley Museum Shop

Restrooms (All Levels)

Free WiFi

The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science is committed to providing programming and a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology and/or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our programs, facilities and website, and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines. A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Museum Reception Desk, and motorized wheelchairs are permitted. Our goal is to be as inclusive as possible. If you need an accommodation, please contact us or call (812) 425-2406.

Seating in the KOCH IMMERSIVE THEATER & PLANETARIUM for those with special needs, wheelchairs, assistive listening devices, and open captioning (when available) are available in advance on the day of your show. Please see a museum staff member.

Group Tours

Interested in bringing your group to the Evansville Museum? Contact the Curator of Education at education@emuseum.org to arrange for a visit. Want to add a guided tour on to your visit? Docent-led tours cost an additional $2 per person and arrangements must be finalized at least two weeks before your scheduled visit date. Options for guided tours include:

Museum Highlights Tour (All ages)

During the Highlights Tour, your Docent guide will lead you on overview tour of the Evansville Museum. During this fast-paced, 45 minute tour you will be able to explore the Museum’s permanent galleries. Pick THREE out of the FOUR galleries: 

  • Hands-on Science: Explore and play in the hands-on science exhibits

  • Anthropology: Discover our ancestors in the Humankind Gallery

  • History: Travel back in time and take a walk through Rivertown, USA

  • Art: Look closely and learn about the artwork on display

EMTRAC – Evansville Museum Transportation Center (All ages)

Discover the history of transportation in Evansville! Students learn about early river and rail travel and the development of street transportation and aviation in Evansville. Highlights include a model railroad vignette and the Evansville Museum train, a real beauty comprised of a 1908 steam engine, 1926 club car, and circa 1900 caboose. This 45-minute tour includes the entire Museum Transportation Center and train. Note: The train is not handicap-accessible. If this is a concern, please contact the Museum Curator to discuss options for your group.

Arts Alive (Adults)

Guests will experience the Evansville Museum’s art collections through a variety of hands-on and interactive activities. They will be encouraged to look, listen, compare, examine, evaluate, and imagine! This fun non-traditional tour can be customized to suit specific interests and ages.

To learn more and see a full list of tours, programs, and field trip options, please visit EDUCATORS.

 

MEMBERSHIPS & ACCREDITATIONS

RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIPS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

John D. & Stephanie Engelbrecht

Richard & Rita Eykamp

Phyllis R. Grimm

M. Susan Hardwick

Jim & Carol Havens

Dr. & Mrs. Joseph McConaughy

Mr. Melvin Peterson

John C. & Virginia Schroeder

The Cecil A. & Mabel Lene Hamman Foundation