The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our History Center offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse people at different times and to connect these stories with our lives today. We also offer a local history/genealogical Research Library and a museum store.
Join us on an adventure through time as we travel to a known Indiana stop on the Underground Railroad! Named one of Smithsonian Magazine's top 10 museums to visit in 2017, the Levi & Catharine Coffin State Historic Site and the Quaker Welcome Center w...Read More
Someone has stolen the lights at the courthouse! The county needs YOU to chase down the thieves and return the lights in time for the annual lighting of the Canopy of Lights. This exhibit will be a fun scavenger hunt for all ages and will also have a rare col...Read More