Chuck Taylor Family Day / Advance Admission Tickets

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Saturday June 24

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10:00 AM  –  5:00 PM

FREE Admission Day

Chuck Taylor Family Day
Saturday, June 24, 2023
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - History Center Exhibits open
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. -
Family Day Activities Available

Celebrate Chuck Taylor’s 122nd birthday at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center!

Bounce over to the Indiana Historical Society for a day filled with activities to celebrate Chuck Taylor and his basketball legacy in Indiana. Explore our newest exhibit, "Chuck Taylor: All Star", then share your own Chucks story with us through our story-sharing station. Shoot some hoops and make a piece of basketball memorabilia to take home. Activities are suitable for children aged 2 and older; bring the whole family to say “Happy Birthday” to Chuck!

Share Your Story 
Bring in a picture of yourself wearing your ‘Chucks’ to create an interactive gallery wall.  There will also be an option to write or draw your own story of why these shoes matter to you.

Craft Stations 
Make your own ‘bouncing ball’ art using a coffee filter.
Create a Chuck Taylor: All Star keychain of your very own to take home!

Free Throw Bonanza 
Challenge your friends and family to a free throw shootout arcade style! 

  • Tickets are valid on selected day only.
  • Tickets include access to all History Center exhibits.
  • Tickets are single-use only (one ticket may not be used for multiple visits).
  • If purchasing as a gift, confirmation and printable tickets can be shared with gift recipient.
  • An email address is required for completion of online ticket purchase.


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