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Indiana War Memorial

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Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Address: 51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317-232-7615
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

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Extremely educational from Revolutionary War to Afghanistan. However the elevator only works from the lower levels. You can't take a wheelchair to the Vietnam levels and above.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Extremely educational from Revolutionary War to Afghanistan. However the elevator only works from the lower levels. You can't take a wheelchair to the Vietnam levels and above.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

There are memorials every where, and none of them leave you wanting. Very nice. You don't have to know a lot of the history to see the great contribution of the state of Indiana to the freedoms that we enjoy.

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Plainfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A hidden gem of military history in the U.S. with helpful background information from military officers. It is up-to -date as well as thorough in it's representation of battles and events. Leave with renewed respect for those who have defended our country from the beginning of the settlements to current developments. Take your family.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I was walking around the area admiring the war memorials and the park and I decided to visit the memorial because it was free and to pass some time. I was not expecting much, since I have been to plenty of memorials and museums. I was however, surprise by the size of the place and how nice it was, some... More 

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Saint Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This beautiful Memorial is currently surrounded by scaffolding but you can see through it. Beautiful setting in the middle of Indianapolis. Great park like atmosphere. You can walk all the way around it and enjoy the waterfalls and the amazing sculptures that are part of the Memorial. For $2 you can ride the teeny tiny elevator to the top. It's... More 

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Jabbeke, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We visited the memorial on June 12. There is no entrance fee. The building has different rooms where the military history is shown. The first part (1776 -1918) has a lot of dioramas. Unfortunately WW2 does not have any. When you have seen the museum take the stairs and go up to the shrine. Take a moment and think what... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great history experience for the kids and adults. Nicely laid out displays, with a great balance between educational and fun. The submarine exhibit and the attack helicopter (yes, an actual helicopter!) were the highlights of the visit.

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Washington Court House, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I walked to the Indiana War Memorial from my downtown hotel. Just a few visitors, you can move at your own speed and read for as long as you like. Well done displays, very informative. The staff was very helpful and one even took me to the top floor in the elevator because my knees could not handle the steps.... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Having lived in Indiana most of my life, I am ashamed to have to admit that I had never been to the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. Having had many members of my family who are and were veterans, I and a friend made the trip to Indianapolis for the specific purpose of finding out what the War Memorial is.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I was blown away with how beautiful this place was as well as how much was inside of this museum. You will not be disappointed in visiting!

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Additional Information about Indiana War Memorial

Address: 51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317-232-7615
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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