Join us on Martin Luther King Jr Day for a free day at the Park! Bring a canned food or non-perishable food donation for free admittance to each of the Park’s attractions!
What’s going on??
INDIANA STATE MUSEUM
Celebrate Dr. King’s dream and explore the struggle for civil rights. See highlights from Dr. King’s most iconic speeches, explore activities pertaining to civil and human rights, help create a “Dream” mural, and reflect on what you can do to ensure the dream lives on.
Admission to the Eiteljorg Museum and other White River State Park (WRSP) venues is FREE on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the donation of a non-perishable food item to Gleaners Food Bank. Guests will enjoy a last chance to see our amazing model train exhibit, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure, explore Hollywood Westerns impact on American identity in The Reel West, see our newly renovated Western art galleries, be mesmerized by our world-class collection of Native American art including an exhibit that celebrates the life and art of contemporary Native artist Harry Fonseca; R.B. Annis Western Family Experience; Frank and Katrina Basile Museum Store and Museum Café
NCAA HALL OF CHAMPIONS
- Live Remote from Radio One (Hot 96.3/WTLC) at NCAA Hall of Champs
- New exhibit dedicated HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and their history as well as their success
NATIONAL INSTITUTE for FITNESS and SPORT (NIFS)
NIFS is a 65,000 square-foot fitness facility that features:
* 70+ weekly group fitness classes<https://www.nifs.org/fitness-center/group-fitness>
* A 200-Meter Rubberized indoor running and walking Track
* An NBA Regulation-sized Basketball Court
* State of the art exercise equipment
* Olympic lifting platforms & separate weight room.
Come take advantage of a free group fitness classes going on all day – Les Mills BODYPUMP, Cycle, Circuit Training, Barre, Bootcamp and Yoga.
- Showings Panda’s 3D
- Special showing of Selma at 7pm, tickets for Selma can be obtained through the MLK Center
Although the Zoo is usually closed on Mondays in January, weather permitting, it will be our privilege to open our gates on this day to those with a generous heart. You’ll not only enjoy a special visit to the Zoo but also a special feeling of helping our community. Our hardier animals will be out to enjoy the day, including sea lions, tigers, walrus, brown bears and more. The Zoo’s indoor exhibits — Oceans, Dolphin Dome, Deserts Dome, Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center and Hilbert Conservatory — will be open as well. Plus guests can enjoy a free Dolphin Presentation.
INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS/VICTORY FIELD
The Indianapolis Indians will once again participate in all of White River State Park’s MLK Jr. Day festivities. Members from the Indianapolis Indians staff will be at the NCAA Hall of Champions giving away vouchers to attend the team’s season opener in April.