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What is the Haan?

it's an art museum. a historic mansion. a sculpture garden. nature trails. it's all that and more, and it's right here in the heart of Lafayette.

The Haan is home to the world's largest collection of work by Indiana artists, displayed in a historic Classic Revival mansion that was originally constructed for the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. Outside you can explore the beautifully maintained sculpture garden, go for a ride on the mountain bike trail, or stroll along the wooded nature trail and forget you're in the middle of a city. Learn more about us >

 


Masks are required at the Haan. Please review our latest COVID-19 Updates to learn more about what we are doing to keep our visitors, staff, and volunteers safe.

 


CURRENT EXHIBIT

The Art of Teapots exhibition showcases over 70 teapots by Indiana’s most prominent clay artists. The teapots vary from elegant to whimsical, and from functional to fanciful. The exhibition is part of the regular Museum tour.

 


Self-guided Tours

A limited number of Self-Guided Tour tickets are available on Saturday afternoons. As you explore the Haan during your scheduled visit time, you'll be able to follow along with our virtual tour map on your smartphone, with access to exclusive videos and more details about the items in each room.

 


 


adopt a haan museum masterpiece!

When you adopt a piece of art at the Haan Museum, you're helping to ensure that the best of Indiana art, culture, and history is preserved and maintained. Future generations will be able to enjoy amazing work from the Haan Museum for generations to come!

View a special video in this online animated brochure!