The Glass Barn is a place to learn about modern agriculture. Located on the north side of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, visitors can interact with engaging, kid-friendly exhibits and displays that will keep the whole family entertained.

The Glass Barn is open to the public during the fair, and to school field trips the rest of the year. Ready to learn all about farming in Indiana? Learn more below to prepare for your trip.

Location and Hours

1202 East 38th Street
Indianapolis IN, 46205

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. It is open 9 am to 9 pm during the State Fair, and by appointment for class field trips  the rest of the year.

Building Facilities

The Glass Barn is an air-conditioned/heated building with restrooms complete with changing stations. The facility is wheelchair and stroller accessible. There are also picnic tables outside of the building.


There’s something for everyone to learn at the Glass Barn. The hands-on exhibits featuring touch screen displays and games are geared towards kids from pre-K all the way through high school. There’s also plenty for parents and teachers to discover about Indiana farming, too! Learn more about the interactive exhibits at the Glass Barn.