Hook's Drug Store Museum

Hook's Drug Store Museum Open 9 AM-9 PM, August 3-19, 2018

Open for tours by appointment. Tour of museum and ice cream soda are included in your visit. The tour of Hook's Drug Store Museum includes many of the memorabilia from the old Hook's Drug Stores, a convenience store, and soda bar. Hours during the Indiana State Fair are: MTWTHSun. 9am-9pm Fri-Sat 9am-10pm

03/07/2019

Indiana State Fair.
August 2-18, 2019.
Store hours 9 AM-9 PM

Visit the Hooks Drug Store Museum August 3-19th during the 2018 Indiana State Fair. We're open 9am-9pm! The largest publ...
08/06/2018

Visit the Hooks Drug Store Museum August 3-19th during the 2018 Indiana State Fair. We're open 9am-9pm!

The largest public collection of Antique Pharmaceuticals in the United States, Ice Cream, Hand-mixed soda pop, Ice Cream Floats and Sodas, and a gift/candy store full of hard-to-find goodies!

On opening day August 3rd-Butler University student pharmacists will be doing blood pressure screenings from 9 AM-5 PM a...
08/02/2018

On opening day August 3rd-Butler University student pharmacists will be doing blood pressure screenings from 9 AM-5 PM at the museum.
Plan to stop by!

Hooks will be open 11-4pm July 12-16, 2017, for the RV Expo. on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Admission to the museum is free.

The Indiana State Fair starts tomorrow!  Be sure to stop by for a soda or ice cream treat!
08/02/2018

The Indiana State Fair starts tomorrow! Be sure to stop by for a soda or ice cream treat!

05/31/2018

Hook's will be open this Saturday, 6/2/18 from 11am-4pm. The Indiana State Fairgrounds is hosting the 1500 Gun and Knife Show in the Exposition Hall next door and the Indianapolis Charity Horse Show in the South, Champions, and Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilions. Parking will cost $5 to park inside the fairgrounds. Hook's Admittance is free and open to the public.

02/09/2018

2018 Indiana State Fair runs Friday August 3rd through Sunday August 19th. The Museum will be open 9AM-9PM daily during the fair.

Hook's Drug Store Museum's cover photo
02/07/2018

Hook's Drug Store Museum's cover photo

The Indiana State Fair starts Friday!
08/01/2017
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The Indiana State Fair starts Friday!

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Hooks will be open 11-4pm July 12-16, 2017, for the RV  Expo. on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Admission to the museum ...
07/13/2017

Hooks will be open 11-4pm July 12-16, 2017, for the RV Expo. on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Admission to the museum is free.

06/28/2017
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Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center

Our biggest ticket discounts end before the Fair! Don't wait 'til the Gate! Save BIG on Advance Indiana State Fair Admission before August 4!

05/25/2017

The Museum will be open during the Indiana State Fair: August 4-20, 2017!!

Artifacts from the collection. Most of the collection was donated over the years and represents a wide variety of medici...
08/20/2016

Artifacts from the collection. Most of the collection was donated over the years and represents a wide variety of medicinals and "cure-alls." Circa 1890-1920 for most of our antiques.

Still busy at 8:50 pm Saturday night even though it's rained all day! Thanks to everyone who braved the wet and made it ...
08/14/2016

Still busy at 8:50 pm Saturday night even though it's rained all day! Thanks to everyone who braved the wet and made it to the Indiana State Fair and Hooks today.

Abby Lueken, is a P2 College of Pharmacy student at Butler University and is volunteering at Hooks for IPPE credit. Here...
08/12/2016

Abby Lueken, is a P2 College of Pharmacy student at Butler University and is volunteering at Hooks for IPPE credit. Here she is seen demonstrating how pills were rolled before mass manufacturing.

Order of the day, a Cherry Ice-Cream Soda with Sprinkles!
08/11/2016

Order of the day, a Cherry Ice-Cream Soda with Sprinkles!

Hooks Historic Drug Store Museum also has a store that sells an eclectic mix of all your favorite old time candy. Come c...
08/11/2016

Hooks Historic Drug Store Museum also has a store that sells an eclectic mix of all your favorite old time candy. Come check us out at your Indiana State Fair, Aug. 5-21, 9am-9pm.

Howard Beasley and Gary Millikan are two Hooks Alumni graciously volunteering their time for a few hours every year at H...
08/09/2016

Howard Beasley and Gary Millikan are two Hooks Alumni graciously volunteering their time for a few hours every year at Hooks during the Indiana State Fair. A special thanks to all our volunteers who help us at Hooks every year!

Picture perfect Old-Fashioned Root Beer Floats at Hooks Soda Fountain. Open 9am-9pm, Aug. 5-21, 2016, for the Indiana St...
08/08/2016

Picture perfect Old-Fashioned Root Beer Floats at Hooks Soda Fountain. Open 9am-9pm, Aug. 5-21, 2016, for the Indiana State Fair!

The first weekend for the 2016 Indiana State Fair was a great success. The Island Noodles make a great entree to our Roo...
08/08/2016

The first weekend for the 2016 Indiana State Fair was a great success. The Island Noodles make a great entree to our Root Beer Floats! Open 9am-9pm, Aug. 5-21.

Celebrating 50 years! 1966-2016. Hooks is open 9am-9pm, August 5-21, 2016 for the Indiana State Fair
08/05/2016

Celebrating 50 years! 1966-2016. Hooks is open 9am-9pm, August 5-21, 2016 for the Indiana State Fair

The 2016 Indiana State Fair begins tomorrow, Aug. 5 and runs Til Aug. 21, 2016. Hooks Historic Drug Store Museum is open...
08/04/2016

The 2016 Indiana State Fair begins tomorrow, Aug. 5 and runs Til Aug. 21, 2016. Hooks Historic Drug Store Museum is open 9am-9pm every day of the fair! Come by and see us.

Our new awnings look amazing, courtesy of Montgomery Tent and Awning Co., Indianapolis, IN. Countdown to the Indiana Sta...
07/12/2016

Our new awnings look amazing, courtesy of Montgomery Tent and Awning Co., Indianapolis, IN.

Countdown to the Indiana State Fair, t-minus 24 days!

Only a small percentage of the Hook's Museum Collection that is in the process of being photographed and catalogued for ...
05/19/2016

Only a small percentage of the Hook's Museum Collection that is in the process of being photographed and catalogued for a digital collection.

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11/19/2015

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10/16/2015

Hook's will be open Oct 16, from 10-5pm and Oct. 17, from 11-3pm for the Flyball Dog and Racing Event taking place across the street in the West Pavilion. Entry to Hook's if Free! You may have to pay to park.

Indiana State Fair!!!!
08/07/2015

Indiana State Fair!!!!

It's Opening Day! Who is as pumped as we are?

08/07/2015

First day of the fair...be sure to stop by the museum when you come out for the day!

06/17/2015

Be sure to stop by the Hook's Drug Store Museum during the 2015 Indiana State Fair! August 7-23, 2015.

09/19/2014

Hook's will be open today, Saturday, (Sept. 20), from 10:30am-6pm, and Sunday, (Sept. 21), from 10:30am-4pm. The O'Reilly Monster Truck Show is being held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds that weekend, so come on out for some monsterous entertainment and an old-fashioned ice-cream soda! Parking cost is $5, admission to the museum is free. Ticket costs for the Monster Truck show can be found on the indianastatefair.com website.

09/14/2014

Hook's will be open Saturday, (Sept. 20), from 10:30am-6pm, and Sunday, (Sept. 21), from 10:30am-4pm. The O'Reilly Monster Truck Show is being held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds that weekend, so come on out for some monsterous entertainment and an old-fashioned ice-cream soda! Parking cost is $5, admission to the museum is free. Ticket costs for the Monster Truck show can be found on the indianastatefair.com website.

09/20/2013

Hook's will be open this weekend (Sept. 20-22), Friday-Sunday 10:30-5pm. for the Riley Four-Wheeler Jamboree Event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. So if you're in the area, come out to Hook's and see our one-of-a-kind historic drugstore and get an ice-cream soda made the old-fashioned way!

09/07/2013

Notice, the All American Horse Classic Event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds ends tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 7, not Sunday as previously stated. So, Hook's will only be open Saturday, not Sunday. Hope to see you there!

09/05/2013

Hook's Drug Store will be open this week: Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 5-8 for the All American Horse Classic Event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Hours we'll be open are 1230-630 as long as there's a crowd to serve. So come on out for the best old-fashioned ice-cream floats, soda's and phosphates you'll ever have.

08/13/2013

Only six days left of your great Indiana State Fair; so come on out and enjoy all the great food, lively entertainment, and sights it has to offer, and make Hook's Drugstore Museum and Soda Fountain first on your list of things to do.

NEW this year at Hook's Drug Store for the Indiana State Fair, Banana Splits!
08/01/2013

NEW this year at Hook's Drug Store for the Indiana State Fair, Banana Splits!

A delicious looking Old-Fashioned Strawberry Soda you can only get at Hook's Drug Store Museum. Come out Aug. 2-18 for t...
08/01/2013

A delicious looking Old-Fashioned Strawberry Soda you can only get at Hook's Drug Store Museum. Come out Aug. 2-18 for the Indiana State Fair and visit us to get one of your own.

08/01/2013

Hello Hook's Fans! FYI the opening day of the great Indiana State Fair is tomorrow Aug. 2 and Hook's will be Open! 9am-9pm Sun-Thursday, and 9am-10pm Fri-Sat.! So come on out for a stupendous time, to eat, drink and be merry with friends. Can't wait to see everyone!

06/08/2013

Museum to launch a NEW website next month. Watch for more info soon...

05/09/2013

Visit the Hook's Drug Store Museum during the Mecum Car Auction. Museum store hours will be: May 14-17 (Tue-Fri) 10am-8pm and May 18-19 (Sat-Sun) 10am-3pm.

Address

1202 East 38th Street, Indiana State Fairgrounds
Indianapolis, IN
46205

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