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Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum - Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Indianapolis, IN
+1 317-233-0528
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Beautiful history monument

A very impressive monument is center piece to downtown Indy. The area nearby has many good bars... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
It's called circle city for a reason

The hub of this city begins here on the circle surrounded by restaurants hotels and businesses. On... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James M
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A monument built in 1902 as a tribute to the Indiana soldiers who served in the Civil War.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Indianapolis, IN
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-233-0528

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very impressive monument is center piece to downtown Indy. The area nearby has many good bars restaurants and hotels. Some days can go to the top observation deck and look out. Sit around the fountains or admire the intricate sculpturing.

Thank Billy_Whimwa
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hub of this city begins here on the circle surrounded by restaurants hotels and businesses. On a hot summer day there is no place I would rather be. Concerts on the circle are frequent as well as bike night. But one must always remember...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to this memorial last summer while a walk was going on. Lots of info on our past service people and a cool trip up the stairs to the top. I've lived here for 22 years and just then got around to visiting. Glad I...More

Thank Pattimoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the .monument. No matter what side you were on you could get a nice picture. It wasn't too packed so you could get a nice picture in front of it.

Thank K G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history around this memorial is so interesting and beautiful at the same time. I was on a tour and this was one of the stops. To fully enjoy it plan to spend time just sitting and taking it all in.

Thank jcks2mr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't even know this was here until we walked down from the soldiers and sailors monument and saw signs. Cool little museum. Lots of information on local events during the cival war. If you have time you should take a tour. I don't know that...More

Thank Maren R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is for earlier wars in which soldiers from Indiana had participated. The work looks excellent and is well maintained.

Thank KCAjith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This civil war museum is worth a visit. From the stunning architecture to the rich history of the city it is worth a visit.

Thank deedean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This free museum offers a unique perspective of the Civil War from the Indiana viewpoint. Nice lay out, great for children and adults.

Thank 423LindaG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the stairs to the top on an overcast day. The stair get narrower each step and there is no airflow, so we were quite damp when we reached the top. The climb isn't too bad and it is helpful the stair count down...More

Thank Jwatk01
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Is there nearby parking?
9 March 2015|
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Response from Sudhir_Raikar | Reviewed this property |
we were escorted - thanks to our kind host. But I distinctly remember he parked at the Mall in close vicinity - there was not an inch on the Monument circle.
Is there street parking available?
9 March 2015|
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Response from gmaneis | Reviewed this property |
Sully06, the museum is under the big monument on monument circle in downtown Indy, and has, as you can imagine, a circular street all around it, like a big roundabout, but with stop lights. The only parking is in garages... More