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The Irvington Historical Society has collected and preserved history for greater Irvington, and the east side of Indianapolis since 1964.
With the Bona Thompson Center as our home, beginning in 2000, we have been able to exhibit historical objects to form a connection between Irvington’s past and its present. Our museum is available to the public without admission.
The Irvington Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) organization, relies on donors & volunteers to fulfill its mission to collect, preserve, and connect Irvington’s past to its present.


The Irvington Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the art, history, and culture of the Classic Indianapolis Suburb of Irvington by providing exhibits, programs, and tours from the Bona Thompson Memorial Center.

The Irvington Historical Society is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit whose main mission is to promote and further the artistic traditions, heritage, legacy, and artists — past and present — of the greater Irvington and Central Indiana community.


Irvington is a community of people who appreciate its rich history and work towards its bright future.


Your memberships and donations fund our daily operations, preserve our materials and keep the museum free to the public.  

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