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The Eiteljorg Museum

500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
317 636 9378
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Ranked #12 of 82 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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Etowah, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

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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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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22 attraction reviews
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
4 attraction reviews
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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to see the special exhibit of Ansel Adams work. Worth it! The exhibits of Native American art? Went on and on and on. Sculpture, oil paintings, watercolors, bead work, leather work. Wish we had gone earlier so we were not distracted by hunger pangs!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Love this Museum, I saw the Ansel Adams and Georgia O'Keefe shows here as well as the Jingle Rails at Christmas. The Ansel Adams is a must see if you are into photography in any way. The guy was magical, in black and white no less! His photographs just speak to you and they are mesmerizing to see. The other... More

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Encinitas, California
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We saw the Ansel Adams' exhibit and the art of Native Americans. Very impressive and well displayed---

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