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The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library champions the legacy of Hoosier author Kurt Vonnegut and the principles of free expression, common decency, and peaceful coexistence he advocated.

Due to an unforeseen structural issue, the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library will delay its grand opening. With the ongoing construction, we will be closing our pop-up gift shop until further notice. More information on the opening date will be available soon. KVML will still present their annual Night of Vonnegut on April 8, 2017. We hope to see all of our fans as we celebrate Vonnegut, the organization, and the 2017 Year of Vonnegut. KVML continues to operate its museum and gift shop in its current location of 340 N. Senate Ave.


Hours of operations:

Mondays: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesdays: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesdays: CLOSED
Thursdays: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fridays: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 12 – 5 p.m.
Sundays: 12 – 5 p.m.

Current location:

The Emelie Building
340 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

About Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut is a renowned author, who took an unflinching look at the world, tempered with a satirical eye and sardonic sense of humor. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. He is most famous for his darkly satirical, best-selling novel Slaughterhouse-Five.

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2017 Lit Journal Cover

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2017 NoV Announcement

April 8 Night of Vonnegut

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At the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library we spend a lot of time celebrating—celebrating Vonnegut himself, writers, artists, veterans, books, continued learning and common decency.

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