Advance Admission Tickets

Selected date

Saturday April 30

Selected time

10:00 AM  –  5:00 PM

Independent Bookstore Day
FREE Admission Day

Saturday, April 30, 2022
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets will be accepted for entry any time during that day's operating hours.

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with the Basile History Market! We hope you and your book-loving friends will join us on this free admission day for amazing prices on a huge selection of books - as well as door prizes, treat bags for the kids and more.

Shop our store's brand new product lines, all while supporting IHS's mission - every purchase you make helps us share Indiana's stories!

*Tickets include access to all History Center exhibits.
*Tickets are single-use only (one ticket may not be used for multiple visits).
*An email address is required for completion of ticket purchase.
*Per CDC guidelines, it is recommended for all staff and guests (except those under age 2) to provide and wear a face covering/shield or mask.


  • First time using our online ticketing system? Click REGISTER at the top of the page to register your email with our online system. IHS MEMBERS - the information you enter must match the name, address and email address associated with your membership.
  • IHS MEMBERS: If you have registered for this system, you must first sign in by clicking SIGN IN at the top of the page before adding items to your cart.
  • IHS MEMBERS: Once you are signed in and select the IHS Member ticket option, your member discount will be automatically applied on the next page.
  • Forgot your password? Click SIGN IN at the top of the page and then FORGOT PASSWORD.
  • Technical difficulties? Call (317) 232-1882 for assistance.