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Our healthcare team understands that having family and friends around is important to the healing process. Your family is welcome any time, but we do ask guests to follow the guidelines below.

For more information or to check on the status of your loved one, call 317.962.2000.

When can guests visit?

Regular visiting hours are 8 am to 9 pm daily. When visiting hours end, an overhead announcement will signal that all visitors should leave for the day and return the next day, if desired.  Patients may designate up to two people to serve as their “Primary Support” – these visitors may arrange with the care team for after-hours visitation as necessary and appropriate. Primary Support visitors must obtain a sticker badge from unit staff and wear it for after-hours identification in the hospital.

Can children visit?

Children under 18 may visit during regular visiting hours when accompanied by an adult, unless seasonal or special restrictions are in place. Children under 18 must be supervised by an adult and cannot be left unattended.

If someone is sick, can they visit?

For your protection, people should not visit if they are sick, especially if they have a sore throat, cold or fever.

Is smoking allowed?

All Indiana University Health facilities are smoke-free. For the safety of everyone, smoking is not allowed in any IU Health building or on the grounds.

What is the IU Health alcohol and drug policy?

All IU Health facilities are alcohol and drug-free.

What is the IU Health firearm policy?

It is the policy of Indiana University Health that no one, other than IU Health Security Officers or on-duty Law Enforcement Officers, carry or have in their possession a firearm or weapon while in a IU Health facility. Law enforcement officers should check in with IU Health Security if they plan to carry on premises.


At Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, guests are welcome to order a meal and dine with you in your room. To order a guest meal, guests should visit the Patio View Café and purchase a guest meal. Guest meals may be ordered to arrive with your meal. Cash and major credit cards are accepted.

Beacon Cafeteria
Full selection of meals, featuring healthy options
First floor, near the main lobby
Daily, 6 am - 3 pm; 10 pm - 2:30 am


The IU Health Methodist Hospital gift shops offer unique gifts for all ages. The gift shops provide a full selection of magazines, gifts, cards, flowers, snacks and drinks.

Family members or friends who cannot visit the hospital but would like to purchase a gift can call 317.962.8828 or 800.962.8230 (toll free). Gift shop staff can help select the right gift, include a personal note and have it delivered for free anywhere in the hospital. MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Please visit our two convenient locations:

Main Gift Shop
First floor, on Main St. across from the Beacon Cafeteria
Monday-Friday, 7 am - 9 pm
Saturday-Sunday, 8 am - 8 pm

Noyes Gift Shop
Near the Noyes Pavilion at the 18th St. and Capitol Avenue entrance
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5:30 pm

For your convenience you can also visit our online gift shop.