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The Eiteljorg Museum

Address: 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317 636 9378
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Ranked #12 of 90 Attractions in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western artists.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We have visited the Eiteljorg on a several occusions, the last in July for an exhibit of Ansel Adams Photos. Time before was an exhibit of Gibson Guitars. There is a permant collection early American western art, inclufing many Remington Bronze ' s. You will enjoy the Eiteljorg.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I really liked this museum. I am not necessarily into art, but some of the paintings were astounding, but the real reason for my visit was for the American Indian artifacts exhibits. This was brilliant and I'd recommend it to anyone with a passing interest in Native American history.

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Alton, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

If you have any interest in cowboys and indians (and who doesn't), I highly recommend a stop at the Eiteljorg Museum in downtown Indianapolis. It is adjacent to the lovely White River State Park, and the rear of the museum accesses the Canal Walk. Wonderful paintings and sculpture show the history and beauty of the American west, document the native... More

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White Bear Lake, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Interesting presentation of American Indian artifacts and culture across the country illustrating the different uses of regional natural resources. Best part were the bronze sculptures. Varied activities for kids.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A visit to the Eiteljorg Museum was time well spent. From the street entrance that features deer running through a flowing pool to the small but well-planned garden, the museum offers a beautiful environment with excellent exhibitions of art and artifacts of the American West and Native America. I particularly liked the galleries on level 1 that featured Fredric Remington... More

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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46 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I had mistakenly thought the Eiteljorg Museum was mainly western art--cowboys, Indians and a few landscapes--and was delighted to discover the exceptional collections of Native American art and artifacts, both antique and modern. We worked around the top floor counterclockwise--and clockwise would have made more sense, but no mind. The works are arranged by major geography of the tribes: Woodlands,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Again everyone here was nice and very helpful. This is not a place for kids, omg the place sits on is some nice nice land. The trees was just starting to turn color .

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Gorgeous interior. Great restaurant for lunch. Nice view of canal/walkway. Very nice displays of Western Art including paintings, sculptures and crafts. Plenty of places to sit and linger for a while.

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Livonia, Michigan
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41 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I wish I could have spent all day but the hours I did have here were well worth the visit. If you like American and Western art this museum has an outstanding collection.

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Henryville, Indiana, United States
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23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum! As soon as we entered, we were greeted at the door with smiles and welcomes. And they validated our parking. We immediately started making our way around and were surprised by the quality of the exhibits there. I would have liked to have stayed longer but we had 2:50p.m. tickets to the... More

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