Indianapolis Museums & History
World-renowned museums make Indianapolis the premier destination for tourists and sightseers in the Midwest and all around the country. Discover the passion, heritage and culture of a city rich in civic history and world class sports. Tourists and Hoosiers alike have much to learn about and enjoy when exploring Indianapolis.
Explore the life of American soldiers at the Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District
. The museum covers a seven block district and honors our soldiers through spectacular wartime monuments, memorials and a park.
Address: 431 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 - MAP
Phone: (317) 232-7615
Get out of the bleachers and next to some of the fastest race cars in the world at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
. See the largest collection of race cars and automobiles in the world and learn about race car history at this National Historic Landmark.
Address: 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222 - MAP
Phone: (317) 492-8500
Find historical education and exciting entertainment under one roof at the Indiana State Museum
. Visit and learn about the state's rich past, and experience 3D movies at the indoor IMAX Theater. The museum also offers dining at two historical style restaurants.
Address: 650 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204 - MAP
Phone: (317) 232-1637
Indianapolis is the home of the nation's 23rd President, Benjamin Harrison. Visit the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
to learn about his life, accomplishments and see the original home's decor. Groups can book a reservation for the Civil War Dinner, offering a one of a kind historic dining adventure at this National Historic Landmark.
Address: 1230 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 - MAP
Phone: (317) 631-1888
True West magazine gave Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians " Western Art
the authoritative distinction as the finest Native American and Western art collections in the world. Artworks at the museum include a rare mixture of traditional and contemporary pieces. Eiteljorg is located in White River State Park, a hub for museums and entertainment in the Circle City.
Address: 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 - MAP
Phone: (317) 636-9378