Museum in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 motor race, is Indy's super-sight. The Speedway Museum features some 75 racing cars (including former winners), a 500lb Tiffany trophy and a track tour ($8 extra). OK, so y…
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Indianapolis Museum of Art

This 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 & Gar…
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Kurt Vonnegut Museum & 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 museum also replicates…
State Park in Indianapolis

White River State Park

The expansive park, located at downtown's edge, contains several worthwhile sights. The adobe Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art features an impressive collection of Native American works. Other …
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Indiana Medical History Museum

When you think 'horror movie 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 specimen ro…
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Dallara IndyCar Factory

This shiny factory is a short walk from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the Indy 500 motor race, and provides a peek at how the fast cars are made. The wind-tunnel models raise hairs, as do driving simulato…
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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 …
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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!). The admission prices vary depending o…
Museum in Indianapolis

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art

This 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.