Museum in Indianapolis

Civil War Museum

The Civil War Museum, which neatly outlines the conflict and Indiana's abolition position.
Museum in Indianapolis

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art

The adobe museum features Native American basketry, pots and masks, as well as a realistic/romantic Western painting collection with works by Frederic Remington and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Museum in Indianapolis

Indiana Medical History Museum

When you think 'horror movie insane asylum,' this century-old state psychiatric hospital is exactly what you envision. Guided tours roam the former pathology lab, from the cold-slabbed autopsy room to the eerie spec…
Museum in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 motor race, is Indy's supersight. The Hall of Fame Museum features 75 racing cars (including former winners), a 500lb Tiffany trophy and a track tour ($8 extra). OK, so you…
Museum in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Museum of Art

The museum has a terrific collection of European art (especially Turner and post-Impressionists), African tribal art, South Pacific art and Chinese works. The complex also includes Oldfields – Lilly House & Gard…
Museum in Indianapolis

NCAA Hall of Champions

The NCAA Hall of Champions reveals the country's fascination with college sports. The NCAA renovated the museum recently, making it much more interactive, so you can now shoot free throws or climb onto a swimming pl…
Museum in Indianapolis

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Author Kurt Vonnegut was born and raised in Indy, and this humble museum pays homage with displays including his Pall Mall cigarettes, droll drawings and rejection letters from publishers. The library also replicate…
Monument in Indianapolis

Monument Circle

At Monument Circle, the city center is marked by the jaw-dropping 284ft Soldiers & Sailors Monument. For a bizarre (and cramped) experience, take the elevator ($2) to the top. Beneath is the Civil War Museum, wh…
Museum in Indianapolis

Rhythm! Discovery Center

Bang drums, gongs, xylophones and exotic percussive instruments from around the globe at this hidden gem downtown. Kids love the interactive whomping. Adults appreciate the exhibits of famous drummers' gear and the …
Museum in Indianapolis

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

It's the world's largest kids' museum, sprawled over five floors holding dinosaurs aplenty and a 43-foot sculpture by Dale Chihuly that teaches tykes to blow glass (virtually!).