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Indianapolis Museum of Art

4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4196
+1 317-923-1331
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BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS.. but a bit $$$

We decided to opt out of visiting the actual museum and just viewing the statues and the gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dagny G
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good selection of art

Good museum if you like Pre-Columbian art all the way through to modern times, here you can find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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With a collection of more than 54,000 works of art, an early-20th-century estate, 152 acres of gardens and grounds, including an outdoor art and nature park, the IMA campus offers experiences that feed both the heart and mind.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4196
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to opt out of visiting the actual museum and just viewing the statues and the gardens available to the public for free. It was BEAUTIFUL... until we found out that the LOVE sculpture we came to see was moved indoors. This move was...More

1  Thank Dagny G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good museum if you like Pre-Columbian art all the way through to modern times, here you can find some art from Baruque to Neo-Impressionism to also African and South Pacific art.

1  Thank Derekjfrare
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the history of racing, people were very friendly and courteous and willing to assist. this is a great place for business functuon and families

2  Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice variety of art work. Interesting African art section. Really cool design section. Only had 1 hour so missed gardens.

1  Thank Karen123WV
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about the IMA and the Lilly Gardens. What a wonderful and relaxing event to do on Mother's Day. The blooms display had faded, but the grounds were still beautiful! Join the IMA & become a member!

1  Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

For Mother's Day, the kids took me to the Indianapolis Museum of Art for a walk in the gardens. What a pleasant setting and plenty to see. Vegetable garden, fountains, green houses, fields, flowers, and plenty of paths to follow. We had a map but...More

1  Thank travelingthreeintow
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Came specifically to see the temporary Audubon exhibit which was very good and then went through the museum's extensive permanent galleries of American, European, African, and Asian art. Each gallery is thoughtfully laid out and has many exquisite works of art in just about every...More

1  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The museum, the gardens and Lily house exceeded our expectations. Great first day in Indianapolis. You might need more than one day.

1  Thank valuewise1
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I revisited the Indianapolis Museum of Art today to see the 250,000 flowering plants at the Spring Blooms event. Walking among the thousands of beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees on the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art is so peaceful and...More

1  Thank Dave46033
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum with important collections of Chinese art and 19th century French plus much more. Exquisite and extensive grounds.

1  Thank MarthaF
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Tourist173
Are there places to stop for short term parking around The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park? I'll have 2 small kids with me and don't think they'll be up to walking to each stop with the amount of distance between them.
15 May 2017|
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Response from 656kate | Reviewed this property |
Hey there~The art park you are talking about is behind the IMA. I accessed it from an exit off of 38th Street. It's right at the exit and so is a parking lot. At that lot you are right there, a few feet and you are down in... More
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LynetteS5
We had planned on taking family pictures at the 100 acre woods on Sunday, but weather says thunderstorms likely. Would we be able to take pictures inside the museum if it is raining?
14 October 2016|
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Response from Chandler E | Reviewed this property |
No problem
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familymsn
I draw my art I want to know how I sell it
5 October 2015|
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Response from Rikki360 | Reviewed this property |
The Penrod festival would be ideal....my other favorite for local artist is the Broad Ripple Art festival and Talbot Street Fair. Both are very well attended try it again this year.
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