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Indiana War Memorial

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Address: 51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317-232-7615
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Description: A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

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Very very cool.

Hasn't been updated in a long time but I think I like that as much as the lifetime architecture. I have been all over the world so this memorial makes me very proud its this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hasn't been updated in a long time but I think I like that as much as the lifetime architecture. I have been all over the world so this memorial makes me very proud its this exceptional, attractive and located in a very nice part of the city.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District contains two museums, three parks, and 24 acres of monuments, statues, sculptures, and fountains in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, The main museum is excellent with exhibits spanning from the Revolutionary War to current day. Displays are comprehensive and impressive. Accessible and also free! We are museum buffs who brought friends only "Slightly"... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I'm hoping I'm reviewing the right place... this little memorial was located under the big middle sculpture in the middle of town, the exhibit was really awesome, they did a great job showing off the things they had and it was FREE the day we went. Loved it!

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Algonquin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

From the Revolutionary to Desert Storm and Iraqi freedom. This museum housed an impressive collection of military artifacts, from uniforms to weapons, flags vehicles and armor. From all of the branches of services that served from Indiana. The museum is on many different levels of the building. There is only a donation fee to visit bring your walking shoes as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was in awe and appreciation of our soldiers and all they have done and are doing. It's a must see. It was educational. Even the younger kids were fascinated.

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had a great time. My children loved seeing artifacts from every time period. Really got them thinking. The attraction was free. Spend a good couple of hours there and it definitely didn't feel like it. I highly recommend.

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Elkton, Maryland
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39 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great views from the top, spend the $2 dollars on the elevator, no need for a heart attack. The exhibit itself is very nicely done. I was thoroughly impressed. Very well throughout and a nice tribute to local Indiana civil war participants. Must see and do and easily found and viewable.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The idea of using the War Memorial as the housing for a war museum is a great idea (I've not come across it before). The museum is packed full of artefacts and is very interesting. The "shrine room" is an incredible space. Really enjoyed my visit here and would thoroughly recommend anyone visiting Indy to come here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this War Memorial is really nice. It has all kinds of items from the different wars from way back up to the current war. Very nice display and if you want to hold an event, they have the area for that too.

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Gas City, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Indiana War Memorial is an awe inspiring facility. It took my breath away when I walked into the Memorial Room.

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