Parking Concerns

Please contact the City of Bloomington if you have a problem with a parking meter or any other on-street or public parking garage concern.

Mike Diekhoff
Chief of Police

Contact Visitor Services

Jennifer Jenkins
Visitor Services Manager
812.337.1337 ext. 25


Sundays=Free parking meters!

WonderLab does not have a private parking lot, but on-street parking and nearby public parking facilities are available, and there are free parking options. Detailed information about city parking can be found here.

Public Parking Map











On-Street Parking
Meters ($0.25 per 15 minutes) enforced Monday through Saturday, 8 am - 10 pm. These spaces are free on Sunday!

Public Parking Facilities
 4th Street Garage 4th Street Garage is the closest public parking facility, just east of the museum. The cost of metered public parking spaces in the garage is $.50 per hour, Monday through Friday, 8 am - 6 pm. Metered public parking spaces are free on weekends, and the first three hours in garage metered spaces are free on weekdays.

Handicap Parking
There is one handicap parking space in front of WonderLab. See also the public parking garages.

Free Downtown Parking on Weekends and Holidays for Members
photo of member parking passWonderLab members may pick up a special parking pass at the WonderLab welcome desk to display in your car's windshield that will allow you to park in the back lot of the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center on weekends and holidays. This lot is an easy one-block walk to WonderLab via the B-Line Trail, suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. There is no hourly restriction on these parking spaces, so you can relax and enjoy your visit at WonderLab.

Bus Parking
Your group confirmation letter will provide instructions on bus parking.