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Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum - Soldiers & Sailors Monument

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Address: Indianapolis, IN
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Description: A monument built in 1902 as a tribute to the Indiana soldiers who served...
A monument built in 1902 as a tribute to the Indiana soldiers who served in the Civil War.
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A must see for everyone in Indy

A must see for everyone in Indy. Small quarters but very worthwhile going up. Only two dollars to go up I believe, so well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A must see for everyone in Indy. Small quarters but very worthwhile going up. Only two dollars to go up I believe, so well worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This city of Indy is incredible. From the canal where you feel like you are in Venice to this stunning monument where you feel like you are in Paris... It really seems to have it all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is not a museum to go out and see, it is a small civil war museum, but if you are in the area and have time or want something to do(why not). it is free and will not take long to see and will give you something to do and learn a little more about the American history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We visited this museum on June 12. It opens at 1030hr and is free. It is not big or interactive but it is interesting. You will see the Civil War on the hand of letters written by the soldiers or their families.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Free. This compact museum tucked in the basement of Monument Circle is very good and well run. The entrance isn't easy to find, but once you get in, you'll be surprised. Well done displays and you can go through quickly or take your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is one of the coolest things in all of Indianapolis. Take time to walk all the way around the circle and check out the different faces. The marvelous and the artistry wonderful.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This museum is under the monument in the circle at the center of Indianapolis. It is very interesting and has great displays.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Soldiers & Sailors Monument is really a beautiful limestone monument right in the middle of downtown Indianapolis. It is lovely at night and also fun to climb or ride the elevator to the top for views of the city. Make sure to note that you can only go up in the monument on the weekends. On weekends you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The location of this monument, at the center of Monument Circle, was originally envisioned as the site of the Governor's residence when Indianapolis was platted in 1821. The residence was built on the circle in 1827 but was never occupied due to poor construction and reportedly because the Governor's wife refused to live where her laundry was visible for all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

You can't miss this place if you are in downtown Indianapolis. Always bustling place wedding pictures ,protesters, and anything you can imagine goes by on the circle. Nice museum and take a trip to the top.

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Address: Address: Indianapolis, IN
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

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