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#1 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Art Museums; Museums

The Indianapolis Museum of Art  www.imamuseum.org  welcomes you with free admission and a gorgeous campus (non-members pay $5 to park near the museum)! Once inside, ask about... more »

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#2 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Performances
Owner description: National Touring performers Christian & Katalina are at the Hilton with a funny, surprising, interactive, and intimate,... more » Owner description: National Touring performers Christian & Katalina are at the Hilton with a funny, surprising, interactive, and intimate, interactive theatrical show called Mind Tripping: A Comedy with a Psychological Twist. Christian & Katalina, the #1 Husband & Wife Comedy Mind Reading Act, take audiences on a series of mind-bending adventures that is pure fun. The show is a psychological thriller that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Think Candid Camera meets the Twilight Zone. Perfect for teenagers and older. Shows are Friday and Saturday nights. Some Sunday Matinees. « less
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#3 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Children's Museums

Kids won’t want to miss The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.  It’s a hands-on world of discovery, which is the largest of its kind in the world.  The museum is home to one of... more »

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#4 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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#5 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Sports Complexes
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#6 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Race Car Tracks; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Indy Speedway, dating back to 1909, is one of the most famous car raceways in the world. Even if you can't join the crowd... more » Owner description: The Indy Speedway, dating back to 1909, is one of the most famous car raceways in the world. Even if you can't join the crowd of 400,000 that comes each May to watch the celebrated Indy 500, stop by for a minibus ride on the speedway. Then visit the museum that traces race car history, including a display of restored speed demons, starting with the first Indy winner in 1911. « less
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#7 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Theaters
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#8 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Military Museums; Monuments/ Statues
A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.
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#9 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Sports Complexes
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#10 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Monuments/ Statues
A monument built in 1902 as a tribute to the Indiana soldiers who served in the Civil War.
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#11 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums
The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western artists.
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#12 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#13 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Parks
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#14 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Parks; Gardens; Zoos

As America’s only urban cultural state park, White River State Park (http://inwhiteri... serves as a diverse resource through the preservation of greenspace, waterways, nature... more »

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#15 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Indianapolis boasts a beautiful one-and-a-half mile long Central Canal that offers gondola rides, pedal boats, and bicycles of all kinds to rent. The canal runs alongside several... more »

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#16 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: Founded in 1863, Crown Hill is the nation’s 3rd largest cemetery with 555 acres of beautiful rolling hills located across the... more » Owner description: Founded in 1863, Crown Hill is the nation’s 3rd largest cemetery with 555 acres of beautiful rolling hills located across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Thousands visit this urban oasis to enjoy its peaceful beauty; study the architecture, sculptures and trees; exercise; picnic; view the wildlife and to study the history and heritage of the 200,000+ people buried there. A "must see" highlight is a visit to the top of "The Crown," the highest hill in the county, which affords a 360-degree panoramic view of the entire Indianapolis skyline. Note: the white line painted on the roads connects both gates via the "scenic route" (including Pres. Harrison's memorial, the "Crown," National Cemetery, Gothic Chapel [1875], the Waiting Station and 34th Street Gothic gate [both 1885]). Crown Hill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Notables include President Benjamin Harrison, poet James Whitcomb Riley, Col. Eli Lilly, three U.S. Vice Presidents, and numerous others, including the infamous bank robber John Dillinger.Twice named “The Best Walking Tour” by Indianapolis Monthly magazine, and featured as one of Midwest Living Magazine's "Terrific Tours," visitors can attend one of their many guided Public Tours (most scheduled to see the sunset), or schedule their own Private Group Tour. « less
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#17 of 80 in Indianapolis
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#18 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Historic Sites

Visit the historic 1875 Italianate Victorian home of the 23 rd U.S. President of the United States. Accredited by the American Association of Museums. The home is a three story... more »

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#19 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields

Conseco Fieldhouse hosts many kinds of events, including Pacers games, WWE Raw Live, and the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s basketball Schedules of events and tickets are available on... more »

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#20 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Trails
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#21 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
Gothic cathedral.
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#22 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Zoos

The Indianapolis Zoo dares you to touch a shark or plunge even deeper into the animal world with a one-of-a-kind Dolphin pavilion. The shark touch tank is the largest of its kind... more »

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#23 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#24 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Museums

Rhythm! Discovery Center is a new place you can let the family test their percussion ability and knowledge. Filled with interactive exhibits and participatory opportunities, it... more »

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#25 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Explore one of Indianapolis' top attractions The Indiana State Museum in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis is... more » Owner description: Explore one of Indianapolis' top attractions The Indiana State Museum in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis is the place to go to uncover Indiana’s secrets. The museum houses exhibits on science, art, culture and history of Indiana from prehistoric times up to the present day. The museum provides stunning views and architecture, making it a great venue for weddings, special events or meetings. Home to the famous L.S. Ayres Tea Room restaurant, the Indiana Store gift shop, and the IMAX Theater, Indiana’s largest movie screen. « less
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#26 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The museum represents the beginning of scientific psychiatry and modern medicine while the building itself is the oldest... more » Owner description: The museum represents the beginning of scientific psychiatry and modern medicine while the building itself is the oldest surviving pathology facility in the nation and is on the National Register of Historic Places.The museum is open to the public Thurs-Sat from 10am to 4pm. Tours take place every half hour, with the last tour beginning at 3pm. Groups of 10 or more may be scheduled in advance for Wednesday or for regular operating hours.Admission: Adults $5, University Students $3, Children under 18 $1. The museum is unable to accept credit cards. « less
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#27 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Convention Centers
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#28 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Museums; Historic Sites
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#29 of 80 in Indianapolis
Category: Dinner Theaters
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#30 of 80 in Indianapolis
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