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Indiana War Memorial

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Must see the shrine!

Mini Family Reunion. Needed an air conditioned venue. Oldest brother (age 80+) enjoys military/war... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Respectful and educational

Having lived in Indianapolis most of my life I thought I knew downtown Indy. I didn’t. Recently in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bridgette V
Wilmington, North Carolina
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A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.
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51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-233-0991
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mini Family Reunion. Needed an air conditioned venue. Oldest brother (age 80+) enjoys military/war history. We found a gentleman who gathered us in the auditorium and told us about the history of the mall and the building itself. The Memorial was built to honor the...More

Thank Talbot75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly large museum in the basement of the building that has quite a lot of information about all of the wars. My son (8) really enjoyed looking at all of the exhibits. We spent maybe an hour there, but it's free and air conditioned. A...More

Thank Alyssa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy historic sites and am proud of the armed service record of my family. However, I can't get past a speech I was at where the Colonel who is responsible shared that he wished he could "shoot in the heat" the protesters in Charlottesville...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Indianapolis most of my life I thought I knew downtown Indy. I didn’t. Recently in town with a friend we went to the memorial. The layout of the museum is great. It begins with the Revolution and ends at current time. There...More

Thank Bridgette V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views bring your camera. Great place to check out where you want to go next. Look out over the city.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a city that takes its rememberance of wars past and sacrifices made very seriously the Indiana War Memorial is a solemn, dignified and well kept facility--exaclty as it should be.

Thank scottagordonsg
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is one of the buildings within Monument Circle. Noble structure with classic proportions. Worth a visit if you are in Monument Circle

Thank drummer5
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum is a great tribute to the men and women who served this country. No political correctness. It is honorable, proud, stoic and dignified. Great place for people who respect the military, the people who served and the freedom we have it this country....More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had a great time visiting. As soon as I entered I noticed a recreation of the USS Indianapolis radio room, which piqued my interest. My Great Uncle, S2 Ottis Powers, was KIA on that. One of the caretakers and I got to talking and...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The War Memorial is a great place to see Indiana's salute to its servicemen and women. This is a beautiful building with a museum in the base. The Shrine room is up some stairs. Some people mistake it for a tomb but it is not....More

Thank Digger5246
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June 30, 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of close inexpensive street parking that is free on Sundays/holidays.
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of metered parking nearby. VERY close by!
October 6, 2016|
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Response from BARFESSER | Reviewed this property |
It was free when we were there. Donations are accepted.