Nestled in the Old Northside historic district, the Propylaeum, is a vital part of the city’s future as well as a cornerstone of its history. Founded in 1888, our mission is “to advance educational and cultural opportunities for women and the community and to maintain and preserve the historic Propylaeum.”
The Indianapolis Propylaeum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for free self-guided tours of the mansion and grounds.
o maintain and preserve the Propylaeum, to present the Propylaeum to the public, and to increase awareness of the Propylaeum's historical significance in advancing educational and cultural opportunities for women. To provide a historically significant place where the public, particularly Indianapolis area residents, may enjoy literature, music, science and the fine arts. To cultivate a sense of civic responsibility.
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To foster culture and promote educational opportunities and to provide nursing scholarships from time to time.
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