Soldiers & Sailors Monument - in center of the city (aka the Circle.)
The Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum is located in the lower level.
There is an observation deck at the top of the monument. Has a gift
U.S.S. Indianapolis Memorial - Walnut St. & Senate Ave., Central
Canal. Last American ship to be sunk in WWII.
Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial - The nation's highest
military honor from 15 major wars
American Legion Mall extending from St. Clair Street to North Street
between Meridian and Pennsylvania
The World War II Memorial - Located on the east side, is the first
memorial to be shaped like a half-circle.
The Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial is located on the
southern end of the mall. The two appear to be separate entities,
but in actuality, they combine to become one memorial.
Indiana War Memorial and Museum - 210 feet tall. It occupies an
entire city block between Meridian and Pennsylvania Streets to the
east and west and Michigan and Vermont streets to the north and
Veterans Memorial Plaza - Just north of the Indiana War Memorial.
Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial - located on the south side
of Military Park
There is also a Firefighters Memorial garden located at 10 W.
Washington St. and a Indiana Law Enforcement & Firefighters
Memorial located east of the Indiana Government Center.
IMAX Theater - 650 West Washington Street 317-232-1637
Real IMAX, Located by Eiteljorg and State Museum
The movie screen is 6 stories high! Some movies shown in 3-D.
The Eiteljorg Museum Dedicated to Indian and Western Art.
Has a nice cafe with balcony overlooking canal.
Newfields aka The Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Located on the near north west side.
Founded in 1883, the museum in among the 10
biggest and oldest general art museums in the
nation. With an encyclopedic collection of over
54,000 works spanning 5,000 years, they offer
significant collections of African, American,
Asian, European, and contemporary art, textiles
and fashion arts.
The grounds and parking should be free.
Museum access is $18.
Conner Prairie A Living Museum - recreated 18th century settlement.
North of Indy.
The Indianapolis Zoo 1200 West Washington St. 317-630-2001
$8 parking and entry fee over $20. Kid tickets are a little cheaper.
Lions and Tigers and Bears - oh my! Dolphins, Orangutans, Jaguars,
Hippos and Polar Bears too!
|World's largest water clock
at the Children's Museum
|Soldiers and Sailors Monument
|Indiana War Memorial
and University Park
|Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial
|USS Indianapolis Memorial
|Korean and Vietnam Memorials
|Newfields - Indianapolis Museum of Art Grounds
Holcomb Gardens - Located at Butler University.
4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis · (317) 940-8000
Completed in 1950 amid 20 acres, Holcomb Gardens includes thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and other horticultural
specimens, as well as a pond waterfalls, a 500-foot-long grass mall with flower gardens leads to a statue of Persephone,
the greek goddess of gardens. Admission is free.
Holcomb Observatory & Planetarium - Located at Butler University.
4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis · (317) 940-8333
The observatory is one of the largest public observatories in the world.
The observatory can be visited during regular public tours,
or groups can schedule group tours at other times.
White River Gardens - 1200 West Washington St. 317-630-2001
Besides beautiful foilage outside, they have a butterfly room during the warm months.
To access by car, you must pay the $8 Zoo parking. You may also have to pay the zoo admission, which is over $20.
Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden -
2505 Conservatory Dr. (317) 327-7183
Built in 1916, The conservatory is home to hundreds of
different plants from the world's tropics.
The conservatory is 10,000 square feet.
Admission is $2
|Miscellaneous Things to see in Indianapolis
Newfields - see art museum above
Located on 152 acres, there are gardens, trails, water features, sculptures, 1930s mansion and more.
2850 Bethel Ave.
2. Broad Ripple
1450 Broad Ripple Ave.
327-7333 or 327-7161
3510 Brookside Prkwy S. Dr.
327-7331 or 327-7179
4. Frederick Douglass
2759 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave.
327-7325 or 327-7174
5. Eagle Creek
7602 Eagle Beach Dr.
327-7132 or 327-7120
5301 E. St. Clair St.
2345 Pagoda Dr.
327-7327 or 327-7220
3110 Moller Rd.
327-7334 or 327-7464
605 S High School Rd
10. MLK. Memorial
1701 Broadway St.
5253 W. 62nd St.
327-7341 or 327-1470
451 E. Stop 11 Rd.
889-0825 or 865-1833
8575 E. Raymond St.
1720 W. Wilkins St.
327-7328 or 327-7191
2420 N. Riverside Dr.
327-7272 or 327-7171
4649 W Vermont St
17. Sahm Park
6801 E. 91st St.
849-2227 or 849-8655
1901 E. Washington St
Amenities include gymnasium, game room, computer room, community room, fitness center,
horseshoe pits, baseball diamond, playground, football field and seasonal swimming pool.
61-acres, facilities include a Family Center, an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, baseball
diamond, multi-use athletic fields, playground, picnic shelters and areas, a viewing platform
over the White River, a bark park, a wooded preserve, a walking/jogging/running/bicycling and
fitness path, and a boat ramp to the White River.
108 acres of rolling wooded greenspace with a Family Center, gymnasium, aquatic center,
auditorium and shelter
Family Center, gymnasium
1,400 acres of water and 3,900 acres of forest. Hike, Fish, Boat or swim. Has shelters and
Play Grounds, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Baseball Diamonds, Football Field, Indoor Ice
Skating/ Ice Hockey
Play Grounds, Swimming Pool, Conservatory and Sunken Gardens, Amphitheater
Swimming pool, baseball diamond, football field
Family Center, football field, indoor and outdoor pools, fishing pond
Playground, Swimming pool, family center
Discgolf course, pool, shelter, play ground, soccer field,
Kids pool, ice skating rink, play ground, tennis court and soccer field
At a middle school, amenities include an Indoor pool and water slide, baseball, football,
basketball, tennis, running track.
Outdoor pool, gym, family center, baseball, play ground, tennis
67-acres with Community Center, gym, swimming pool, playground, football field
Swimming pool, gym
Swimming pool, playground, gym
Indiana State Police Museum With history spanning 1933 to the present, the museum has John Dillinger's death mask
along with exhibits about the department in the 1920s and 30s, and police cars and uniforms over the years.
Au Ho-nien Museum Art museum at the University of Indianapolis that features a million dollars worth of paintings by the Chinese artist.