Whether you visit the Glass Barn during the Indiana State Fair or during a school field trip, you’ll get a first-hand look at Indiana farm life and how technology continues to improve it. Enjoy hands-on exhibits and discover the journey your food takes from farm to fork, all within an inviting, fully modern building.
Visit the Glass Barn during the Indiana State Fair and video chat with farmers and experience our interactive exhibits.
Learn everything you need to know to plan your trip to the Glass Barn.
Schedule a field trip for your class. The State Fairgrounds Global Barns Initiative has programs geared towards pre-K students through seniors in high school.
1202 East 38th Street
Indianapolis IN, 46205
9am – 9pm during the state fair
If you plan to visit, get your State Fair tickets here. The rest of the year, the Glass Barn is open by appointment only to educators and their classes. Click here to sign up your class. Email The Barns at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign your class up or questions call 317-927-7568.
Glass Barn Email: email@example.com
Glass Barn Phone: 317-347-3620
From 38th Street, enter Gate 1 and loop left around the fairgrounds. The Glass Barn is on the north side of the track next to the Farm Bureau Building.
From Fall Creek, enter Gate 6 and loop right around the fairgrounds. The Glass Barn is on the north side of the track next to the Farm Bureau Building.
The Glass Barn’s interactive exhibits are engaging and challenging to make learning fun and increase retention.
This video theater experience allows visitors to connect with the farmers who grow their food. They get to meet real farmers via a live video chat, take a virtual tour of farms and watch videos portraying what it’s really like to be an Indiana farmer.
Snap a photo in front of a green screen and, using special effect technology, we’ll create a postcard with your image in front of a farm! Email the postcard to your friends and family.
A lively interactive farming game that allows four people at a time to compete to grow the most food.
Connect the food you eat with the farmers who grow it in this interactive grocery store. Play games on touchscreens and learn about how soybean farmers are growing enough food to feed you and a growing population.