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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

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Address: 4790 W 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum presents the stories of racing at...

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum presents the stories of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the history of the automotive industry in Indiana, and has vehicles and race trophies and memorabilia from race events around the world. It houses one of the most important collections of racing vehicles and memorabilia in the world.

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Great family ayop

Hit the museum w 4 kids ages 6-12. They all thought it was pretty fun. Slightly disappointed we couldn't do track tours but that happens... neat to see cars and get some history.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Il
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the museum w 4 kids ages 6-12. They all thought it was pretty fun. Slightly disappointed we couldn't do track tours but that happens... neat to see cars and get some history.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting but slightly disappointing given the historic stature of the venue. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and a ride around the 2.5 mile track by bus is a must. My disappointment stems from my comparison of this museum with the Dayton Air Museum. You can spend all day in Dayton and still return later and see aviation history you... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iconic place for who like speed. Beautiful museum, admission 50% off - $ 5 .They are Moving cars for a new exposition place.

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APPLETON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was amazing and there was knowledgeable staff to answer questions. The track was much larger in person than it looks on t.v.. Fun for the whole family!

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Sylvania, OH USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visited the museum when we attended the Indy 500 over the past 20 years.The old cars, the gift shop and the photo store are always highlights of our visits. We also purchased a memorial brick to have placed in the front area of the museum. Memories that will last a lifetime..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The speedway museum certainly has its charms if you're interested in history, but the real thrill here are the tours that take you around the 2.5-mile track. There are a few versions, depending on the day of the week and time of year, so call ahead to see what's being offered. When we went, we were able to get out... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of this museum consists of a collection of race cars. Some are really old and are interesting to see. There's not much in the way of interactive features or other things to do so this museum is most interesting to true car and race fans.

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Courtland, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We nearly didn't make it on the bus when we arrived to purchase tickets 15 minutes before departure, but we got the last four seats. Tour guide was excellent and the ride around the track was fun. Kids didn't think much of the museum of old cars, but sitting in the real race car was a treat for everyone. Too... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, I am not a fan of Nascar and probably seen less than 25 laps in my life. However, thought it was a must to see since I was in Indy. I signed up for the VIP tour with my Father and it did not disappoint, We got to kiss the bricks, be at the winner's circle, in the media... More 

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller museum with some older vehicles from the Indianapolis area. Interesting items and 2 nice sized gift shops.

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