The NATIONAL INDO-AMERICAN MUSEUM preserves the history and promotes understanding of the diversity, contributions and culture of Indian Americans.


Taste of India

July 14, 2019

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Patel Brothers, 2610 W.Devon Ave., Chicago

Taste of India: “Beyond the Samosa” Food Walk is back by popular demand this Spring and Summer 2019! Catch a glimpse of the distinctive Indian American marketplace scene and sample delicious street food while you explore the history and culture of the community on a guided tour of Devon Avenue. Due to expected volumes and since we would like to accommodate everyone, three tours will be scheduled as follows:

Sat, May 18th; Sat, June 22nd; Sun, July 14th, from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Further details will be published on our website and social media pages shortly. Select preferred dates and grab your tickets at the earliest!

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About Us

Successful and highly regarded programs and exhibits as well as collaborations with leading Chicago institutions have established the museum’s reputation since its incorporation as a 501(c)3 organization in 2008. In recognition of its role as the first and only institution of its kind in the country dedicated to documenting, preserving and sharing the full spectrum of the Indian American experience in all its linguistic, religious, socio-economic and regional diversity, the museum changed its name from the Indo-American Heritage Museum to the National Indo-American Museum.
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Our Values


Input from across generations, within and beyond the community, keeps us responsive to ideas and issues and true to our grass roots origins. We engage with the elders and with younger generations to document the past and build leadership for the future.


As keeper and teller of stories of an incredibly diverse Indian American community, secularity and inclusiveness are in our very DNA and essential to our existence.


Collaboration, partnership and sharing are key elements that define us as an umbrella organization.


By relating aspects of Indian American history and heritage to contemporary issues and contemporary forms of expression, we aim to keep the stories from the community alive and especially meaningful to our younger audiences.