Indianapolis Museums

Explore The Culture of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Visit the largest children’s museum in the world, with more than 400,000 square feet to explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts.
3000 North Meridian St.
(317) 334-3322

Indiana State Museum
The Indiana State Museum brings the best of the museum world home to Indiana by offering a wide variety of changing exhibits.
650 W. Washington St.
(317) 232-1637

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art
Founded by collector Harrison Eiteljorg, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art contains one of the world's finest Native American and Western Art collections and is one of only two such museums east of the Mississippi.
500 W. Washington St.
(317) 636-9378

Indianapolis Museum of Art
Spend some time enjoying fine art just 15 minutes from the center of downtown Indianapolis. Open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tues., Wed. and Sat., 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. and noon to 5:00 p.m. Sun.
4000 Michigan Rd.
(317) 923-1331

Freetown Village, Inc.
Learn about African American lives and culture in Indiana through living history performances and exhibits.  Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
625 Indiana Ave., Ste. 200
(317) 631-1870

Ransom Place Historic District
Located on the near-Westside of Indianapolis, the Ransom Place Historic District is a nationally recognized historic neighborhood.  By appointment only.
830 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St.
(317) 632-2340

Indiana Historical Society
Come explore unique exhibits and educate yourself on Indiana’s rich history.  Open 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tues. - Sat.
450 W. Ohio St.
(317) 232-1882

Indianapolis Firefighters Museum & Historical Society
Check out memorabilia from Indianapolis firefighters and firefighting history in general at this exciting museum.  Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
748 Massachusetts Ave.
(317) 262-5161

James Whitcomb Riley Home
Located in Indianapolis’ historic Lockerbie neighborhood, this museum showcases many of poet James Whitcomb Riley’s personal belongings and provides a glimpse of society life at the turn of the century as he experienced it. Open 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tues. - Sat. and noon to 3:30 p.m. Sun.
528 Lockerbie St.
(317) 631-5885

Morris-Butler House Museum
This restored museum home offers tours focused on architecture, decorative arts and family life in the Victorian era.  Tours on the half hour from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wed. - Sat.
1204 N. Park Ave.
(317) 636-5409

National Art Museum of Sport
One of the nation's largest collections of sport-related art hangs in University Place on the campus of Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.

President Benjamin Harrison Home
Come explore the former residence of the 23rd president of the United States.  A new exhibit with Harrison Home artifacts opens every six months.
1230 N. Delaware St.
(317) 631-1888

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