Get Ready To Race In The Pinewood Derby At The Indiana State Museum

Join the Indiana State Museum and the Boy Scouts of America Crossroads of America Council on April 5 for the Pinewood Derby to race your derby cars down the two-story, 125-feet of track.
Registration is before 1 p.m. for the official race. And, admission is $3.50 for Boy Scouts and their families.

Also, don't forget to enter your Pinewood Derby car in the museum’s Best in Show competition. The Best in Show cars wil be awarded based on visual design, and must be registered by 2 p.m. for the Best in Show.

Dr. Joe Harder, Associate Professor Management Information Systems at ISU and Dr. Joyce Young, Professor of Marketing at ISU will be on hand to uncover the Science of Speed behind the Pinewood Derby.

While at the museum check out the Fearless Furniture Exhibit and the  Indiana State Museum’s exhibit Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons.

Getting There:

The Indiana State Museum is located in White River State Park in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. To explore more exhibits, events, catch an IMAX Movie, and for ticket prices call the Indiana State Museum at 317-232-1637 or visit

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