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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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Description: A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

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This just may be the biggest secret in downtown Indy

We've been to Indianapolis too many times to count. And we've been impressed by the architecture of the Indiana War Memorial as we've driven past it on Meridian Street. Today... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We've been to Indianapolis too many times to count. And we've been impressed by the architecture of the Indiana War Memorial as we've driven past it on Meridian Street. Today we had occasion to visit the Memorial for a special presentation. Not sure if I can call it a "hidden gem" when it's right out there in front of you... More 

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Jamnagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

It is really good one in Indianapolis, in united states. Here 1 hours time can be spent. It is a popular place in indianapolis

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South Bend, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stumbled onto this when walking around downtown during a sports tournament weekend.... I'm SO glad we did! First of all, it is gorgeous architecture inside and out. The educational factor is through the roof, and the displays cool enough to keep kids attention! Met some veterans that volunteer there and they were very informative and kind!

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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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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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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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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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