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Indiana War Memorial

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Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Address: 51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number:
+1 317-232-7615
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

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Couldn't believe that this jewel of indy doesn't have more visitors than it has we can't wait to go back make sure you go to the top floor it is awesome

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Greencastle, Indiana
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't believe that this jewel of indy doesn't have more visitors than it has we can't wait to go back make sure you go to the top floor it is awesome

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance is free, and it has it all. Great history, exhibits and displays very well organized, clean. We learned a lot and got to remember quite a bit since school years. Great for kids to see. The building itself is magnificent, and the shrine was our favorite. Highly recomended.

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india
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you love history then this is the place for you, You can get history of Wars, different kind of weapons also there in exhibit, on second floor a big room is there don't forget to visit that.

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Findlay, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This war memorial is something that no one should miss. The building itself is made from beautiful marble and the presentation of the info is wonderfully done and its free! I will warn you..it was incredible hot inside the day we toured..and I did not see any coat check so you may want to wear a light jacket. The museum... More 

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Fishers, Indiana, United States
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Memorial is open Wed-Sun and is absolutely worth ANY time you can spend to walk through it. Each level is somewhat breathtaking, and the information is both humbling and inspiring. Personal opinion: The Shrine Room ought to be visited by everyone living in or visiting the city.

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Thank El A
Indianapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a World War 1 memorial and museum. The museum is great on history from the civil war on, the earlier displays need work. The crypt is very moving and should be seen by everyone. This memorial is like something you would expect in D.C. They show a side of the Great War that people need to remember.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

it is one of the must visit place in Indianapolis, It is situated right at the heart of Downtown, it is surrounded by lots of big offices and restaurant's.

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Locust Fork, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Some of the displays literally brought us to tears. My son was hit the hardest at the Korean war displays (my granddad - was my sons best friend and was in Korea). I was ok until I walked into the 9/11 memorials. I honestly appreciate how reverent everything is to give proper honor to the men and woman who fought... More 

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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here as part of a general day look around. A very beautiful monument, with incredible marble inside. It is free so as a traveler was beneficial.

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Williamstown, Kentucky
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Didn't know that Indianapolis has the 2nd highest number of military memorials behind Washington, DC. This memorial to WW1 is larger than it appears with a large museum in the basement floors and also a beautiful auditorium and meeting rooms. Stop and see the reassembled radio room of the USS Indianapolis, several veterans gave us a personal tour of the... More 

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