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Please note: Due to renovation construction, the Kinsey Institute will be closed to gallery and tour visitors from August 1-September 10, 2015.

Tour participants should be aware that some of the materials on display at The Kinsey Institute are sexually explicit and may be deemed offensive by some persons.

Reservations for guided public tours are necessary, and tours are dependent on staff availability.

Self-Guided Tours

The Kinsey Institute offers self-guided tours for individuals and groups. A self-guided tour consists of a visit to the gallery and includes a small display of library artifacts and a several research posters.

Self-guided tours are available Monday–Friday from 1:30-5:00 pm. The Institute is closed for all IU and major federal holidays.

Guided Public Tours

Guided tours are available to the public at scheduled times throughout the year. A list of currently scheduled tours is available at right.Tours are also available to individuals whose research and/or professional interests are related to the Institute's mission.

To sign-up for a public tour or to inquire about an individual tour, please call us at 812-855-7686 or e-mail

Group Tours

Tours are also available (by appointment only) to student groups, as well as to groups whose research and/or professional interests are related to the Institute's mission.
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In scheduling tours, The Institute gives priority to those engaged in study and research of human sexuality, reproduction, and gender; to researchers, donors, and friends of the Institute in Bloomington for a limited period of time; and to groups sponsored by Indiana University faculty members and departments.

Just want to see the Gallery?

If you just want to visit The Kinsey Institute Gallery, you can drop by anytime during gallery hours (listed at right). The gallery does close for all major and federal holidays.

Contact Information
To sign up for a public tour, please contact:

The Kinsey Institute
Morrison Hall, Room 302
1165 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Ph: 812/855-7686; Fax: 812/855-8277

Groups: please use the group tour request form.
2015 Guided Public Tour Schedule

Reservations are necessary:
Call 812-855-7686 or e-mail

Wed Jun 17 @ 2 p.m.
Wed July 1   @ 2 p.m.
Wed July 15 @ 2 p.m.
Fri July 17    @ 3 p.m.
Wed July 29 @ 2 p.m.

Fri Sep 18 @ 3 p.m.
Fri Oct 16  @ 3 p.m.
Fri Nov 20 @ 3 p.m.
Fri Dec 18 @ 3 p.m.

Request a Group Tour »

Where to show up?

Tour participant(s) should meet on the 3rd floor of Morrison Hall, which is just behind Memorial Hall, on 3rd Street between Hawthorne and Ballantine Streets.

Maps and Directions to The Institute.

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday, 1:30-5 pm
For more, see here.


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