Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Closing Nov. 10 Through Thanksgiving Day Due to Increasing COVID-19 Infection Numbers

Due to the increase in new COVID-19 infections and out of an abundance of caution for the health of its staff, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is closing effective immediately.

IMS Museum management will evaluate the trends of the global pandemic the week of Thanksgiving and determine the best course of action.

The Museum’s November 18 Zoom cast featuring 1985 Indianapolis 500 winner Danny Sullivan, with IMS President Doug Boles serving as host, will take place as scheduled. To sign up for the free Zoom cast, learn more here:

Fans can also subscribe to the IMS Museum YouTube channel for new and regular content updates, plus historic and entertaining stories from IMS Historian Donald Davidson, legendary drivers and other personalities. Visit the YouTube page here:

IMS Museum management will provide updates on the Museum’s closure and a potential reopening date as soon as possible. In the meantime, the Museum staff thanks all our fans, members and corporate partners for their understanding and ongoing support.


About the IMS Museum: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is home to one of the world’s premier motorsports and automobile collections, with interpretive emphasis on the Indianapolis 500 and its role as an American icon of sporting tradition and innovation.

Located inside the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, the IMS Museum is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization which relies on the support of visitors, members, donors and corporate partners, who make possible our daily operations, exhibits, educational programming, and restoration and preservation initiatives.

For more information on the IMS Museum, please visit, contact the Museum at 317-492-6784, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.