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.
Each year on the second full weekend of June, the History Center holds its Benefit Garage Sale Extravaganza. It is the largest sale in the county. It is held in a 22.000 sq. ft. warehouse at Cook Pharmica, 1300 S. Patterson Dr. There is some...Read More
History Detectives Spring Break Camp March 13 - 17, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Strengthen your investigative skills by becoming a history detective! Start your investigation with a photo and a name of a historic Bloomingtonian, then use ...Read More