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The Eiteljorg Museum

500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
317 636 9378
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Ranked #12 of 84 Attractions in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, History Museums, Specialty Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Description: The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western artists.
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Evansville, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Reasonably priced and walking distance from the Circle (free parking if you drive though). Went here for an Ansel Adams exhibit, and ended up enjoying the rest of the museum as much. The focus is on Native American culture, so there was much for us to learn about. Well worth the time to go

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Carmel, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

While the focus is on Native American and Western art, I saw the Ansel Adams exhibit and several other smaller exhibits and I was thrilled. The Adams exhibit was my first visit and I went for that, but stayed all day enjoying every exhibit. I even ate in the restaurant where the food was very good and enjoyed the gift... More

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Merrillville, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Only went in for the cafeteria which was very busy for lunch. Food was delivered to the table after order was placed & this was much nicer & more efficient than going through a line. Food was very good & presented nicely. The museum itself looked interesting & would warrant another visit.

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Etowah, North Carolina
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22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I actually attended a reception here and we were quite busy during a convention. I did not have enough time to see all of their exhibits and displays. If you are interested in western U.S. history, this is a place that will really appeal to you.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I grew up in the west, so, when I saw a museum of Native Americans and western art in Indianapolis, of all places, I was not impressed. Then I actually went in and checked it out. I bought a yearly membership on the way out. This museum does and amazing job of displaying the spirit of the west.

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Fishers, Indiana
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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were kind of bored at this. The museum is clean, and laid out well. If you love all things Native American then check it out. If not you might want to find something else, there are lots of great things to do in this area of Indy. I wouldn't recommend this for children.

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Chicago
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Across the street from the JW Mariott this is a quiet gem desplaying Native American art. Special exhibit was tastefully done. Spent an enjoyable afternoon. Did not think I would spend so much time there, but it wa worth it. Gift shop has some rare and unusaly works of Native American Art.

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Excellent permanent collection of art related to the American West. Material from both the Native American period and the settlement and development of the area as part of the western colonization and expansion of modern nations are well represented. Be sure to check their website for dates of the excellent visiting exhibits. If you are in the area for the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We happened upon the Eiteljorg by chance as we were in town for a Colts game and happen to be staying in a hotel across the street. The exhibits were very impressive and well laid out. The sculpture work was amazing - a great display of history and culture.

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Half Moon Bay, Ca.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Loved the museum! Native American exhibits, wonderfully done:) and the great Ansel Adam exhibit was fabulous! Nice layout to all rooms...I spent hours there:)

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