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Indiana War Memorial

51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1 317-232-7615
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A place of reverence and fun

Locating in the middle of downtown, this is a great stop on anyone's Indy trip, local or visitor... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LaMar G
Solana Beach, California
Prepare to spend 5-6 hours here

I am an admitted military history buff. My wife, son, and I spent several hours here last Sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oscoda, Michigan
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A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-232-7615
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Locating in the middle of downtown, this is a great stop on anyone's Indy trip, local or visitor. Personally I feel grateful when here, for the brave men and women who served in protection of our freedoms. Bow your head, or just smile, there is...More

Thank LaMar G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am an admitted military history buff. My wife, son, and I spent several hours here last Sunday and did not see everything as comprehensively as I would have liked. The uppermost floor, dedicated to World War I American soldiers and sailors, is the third...More

Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed 4 days ago

When you run into a nice surprise like this one, you must let the world know about it. I mean, I was just walking back from downtown Indianapolis when I pass by this Museum. Yes, it looks like just a monument but inside there is...More

Thank MiliFlor
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located about four blocks north of Monument Circle, The Indiana World War Memorial boast a collection of historical artifacts and memorabilia housed in a magnificent limestone building as interesting as the collections inside. Free to visitors but contribution boxes can be found at the entrance....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was built in 1861 and is mostly interesting for it's architecture, lots of marble and cool art deco lighting. It's rather dim in some parts. There's a very nice marble and limestone theater. I'm not sure what it's used for. There's an interesting shrine...More

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of Indianapolis I was ashamed at how long it took me to discover this place. It is something you really must see if you visit Indianapolis. While the museum is very much worth the time to see and could easily take most...More

Thank HarryO47
Reviewed 1 week ago

The memorial is really cool and it is in the center of downtown. There is a lot of history in the monument. You can go to the top but it was really crowded so we didnt go up.

Thank luby12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is very obvious that Indiana is a very proud state and they are very proud to be part of the United States of America . Their love For country-and for the people whose service our country is admirable and contagious. beautiful museum Great artifacts...More

Thank kristie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum operates on donations. It is a must see while visiting Indianapolis. The artifacts are awesome and the experience is truly worthwhile for the entire family.

Thank Tazmanian30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somber and majestic shrine room upstairs--climb the stairs, it's worth it. Then go back downstairs for the war museum, which is really good. Many many displays and lots of information. Stay an hour or all day. My teen boys loved it all, plus it was...More

Thank Alisonvo
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Mary D
1 July 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of close inexpensive street parking that is free on Sundays/holidays.
Mary D
1 July 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of metered parking nearby. VERY close by!
6 October 2016|
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Response from BARFESSER | Reviewed this property |
It was free when we were there. Donations are accepted.