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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
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!
The Children's Museum   The Largest children's museum in the world, It has
five floors.
President Benjamin Harrison Home  The 23rd POTUS and the only Hoosier president
NCAA Hall of Champions   The national headquarters for the NCAA.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum   Located on the grounds of the
speedway.  Enter off 16th Street. Open all year long.
Track tours available.
Indianapolis Memorials
Indiana State Museum  Contains two restaurants and a gift store as well.
University Park  Downtown park located south of the Indiana War Memorial
World's largest water clock
at the Children's Museum
Eiteljorg Musuem
NCAA Hall of Champions
NCAA Hall of Champions
Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Indiana War Memorial
and University Park
Indianapolis Contemporary  Art museum located in Fountain Square
Alkis Keramidas Museum of Art  Dedicated to the Greek artist
Museum of Miniature Houses  Scale miniatures and antique dollhouses.
Located in Carmel, north of Indy.
Congressional Medal of Honor  Memorial
Indiana War Memorials Foundation - more information about Indy's memorials
Walk Indianapolis - This Web Site offers you a map to the monuments and a audio description of monuments for download!
World War 1
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
Indianapolis Parks
Newfields - see art museum above

Located on 152 acres, there are gardens, trails, water features, sculptures, 1930s mansion and more.
1. Bethel
2850 Bethel Ave.

Broad Ripple
1450 Broad Ripple Ave.
327-7333 or 327-7161

3510 Brookside Prkwy S. Dr.
327-7331 or 327-7179

Frederick Douglass
2759 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave.
327-7325 or 327-7174

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

MLK. Memorial
1701 Broadway St.

11. Northwestway
5253 W. 62nd St.
327-7341 or 327-1470

451 E. Stop 11 Rd.
889-0825 or 865-1833

13. Raymond
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
(317) 327-7390

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
nature centers.

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

Swimming pool, playground, gym
Indiana State Museum    Trace Hoosier history.
Indiana Historical Society    Photos, music, paintings
Rhythm! Discovery Center   A drum and percussion museum
Masonic Library and Museum of Indiana  They have more than 2,000 historical artifacts of Hoosier Freemasons.
Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library    He was a Hoosier author.
Center for Ray Bradbury Studies   A museum about the sci-fi author on the IUPUI campus.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home    The Hoosier writer and poet.
Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Exhibition     Aircraft engines
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.