Indiana History Center

Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46298 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Indiana History Center

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center is an event venue located in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. The venue’s classic decor and various rental spaces make it an ideal setting for engagement parties, showers, elopements, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity

The Indiana History Center’s elegant Eli Lilly Hall features a four-story vaulted ceiling, walnut columns, imported Italian marble floors, and a grand staircase. A second-floor mezzanine is also included here to add more floor space. Eli Lilly Hall accommodates 300 guests or 250 guests with the addition of a dance floor. The Stardust Terrace Café has a twinkling ceiling that will delight you and your guests, as it offers the illusion of dining under the stars. It includes seating for up to 125 guests and opens onto the Kruse Family Stardust Terrace. This outdoor terrace has seating for 200 guests and standing room for 400. Its location along the downtown Canal Walk provides a scenic and relaxed atmosphere for all attendees. For more intimate weddings, couples may enjoy the Mary O’Brien Gibson Boardroom, located on the fourth floor of the venue. This room has scenic views of downtown and White River State Park, and it seats 56 people, with room for 100 standing.

Services Offered

The Indiana History Center provides venue rental for weddings and other special events. Couples will appreciate the venue’s helpful team dedicated to making sure their big day is as stress free as possible. When you book your wedding at the Indiana History Center, you’ll also have access to the following services and items:

  • Audio equipment
  • Free 135-space parking lot
  • Getting ready rooms
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Tables and chairs
  • Wheelchair access
  • WiFi



Other Services

As part of the Indiana Historical Society, this venue offers plenty of activities for you and your guests to explore Indiana’s history and culture. Through various exhibits, you can experience historic photographs being brought to life, take a virtual journey in time, or enjoy the music of Cole Porter.

Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
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Sparkler exit
Sparkler exit
Cole Porter Room bar
Cole Porter Room bar
Building exterior - canal
Building exterior - canal
Building exterior - Ohio Street
Building exterior - Ohio Street
Stardust Terrace Cafe
Stardust Terrace Cafe
Stardust Terrace Cafe
Stardust Terrace Cafe
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Eli Lilly Hall reception
Happy Couple!
Happy Couple!
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Cake Table
Cake Table
Just Married!
Just Married!
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
Eli Lilly Hall Reception
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Sparkler exit

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12 Reviews for Indiana History Center

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.5
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    Nicholas · Married on 03/01/2012

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    Amazing venue! Everything was very elegant and beautiful!

    Sent on 03/23/2012
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    Andrea · Married on 10/06/2007

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    My husband and I could not have picked a better location to have our ceremony and reception. This place is so beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We recieved many compliments from guests about how elegant this place is.

    Sent on 07/25/2008

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Indiana History Center Pricing

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Indiana History Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,700.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,700.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,700.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,700.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Parking, Set Up
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Tables
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, November, December

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