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The Eiteljorg Museum

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Impressive Museum

Enlightening history of the tribes who lived in Indiana. Beautiful paintings & sculptures. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A remembrance of home

In this day and age when we're too busy, busy on our phones, too busy with work, too busy with the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
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The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western artists.
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500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2707
+1 317-636-9378
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enlightening history of the tribes who lived in Indiana. Beautiful paintings & sculptures. The staff were gracious to answer questions. There is a cafe overlooking the canal serving a delicious lunch. You don't want to miss the Jingle Rails exhibit during the Christmas Holidays!

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed August 13, 2019

In this day and age when we're too busy, busy on our phones, too busy with work, too busy with the business of everyday life, we forget where we come from and the way things used to be. It was nice to be reminded of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Living near the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, I was surprised and impressed to see the vast collection here. Remington and Russell are represented, as well as several Taos Society of artists, N.C.Wyeth, Georgia O’Keefe, Albert Bierstadt and more. Much of the Native...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sjandrews
Reviewed August 6, 2019

They had a really interesting history of the local Indian groups as well as information on all the sections of the country and the respective indigenous populations. They also have some beautiful Remington panitings and sculptures.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RandyH1315
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

I’m not a museum guy or old west fan (except for John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood), but definitely enjoyed my visit. Nice staff and cafe. Some beautiful paintings and bronzes. Hands on for the kids. Right on the canal across from JE Mariott....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Great location on the canal, near the zoo and White River Park. Lovely and spacious museum, but not very large. Many activities for children. Children we observed were having a fun time. Tour guides available for small groups. This is a western themed museum featuring...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Beverly L
Reviewed July 5, 2019

You can argue that this isn't the best collection of Western and Indian Art in the world, though it can be argued. However, you can't argue that this is the most beautifully designed and most comfortable Western and Indian Art Museum!!!!! The atmosphere is so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lance H
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Headed out to the Indian Market this year, hadn't been a number of years since going to this event. I loved that they had most vendors inside the museum. Weather is a constant issue, I have been in rain and stifling heat, so to have...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I was surprised one of my favorite museums would be in Indianapolis. The collection of fine and contemporary art and artifacts capture the western and American Indian culture beautifully. The stories are told throughout the museum in a variety of ways that leaves you never...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wantobefree
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is probably the best Museum of Cowboy and Western Art East of the Mississippi. It is a great collection housed in a cool building conveniently located in Downtown Indy

Date of experience: May 2019
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June 29, 2019|
Response from X2871LEnatalieb | Reviewed this property |
The Jingle Rails exhibit typically opens about a week before Thanksgiving and runs through mid-January.
January 5, 2019|
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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
I bought our tickets online the day before for a small discount. I think it was $13 per ticket.
January 5, 2016|
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Response from M275FDjohnj | Reviewed this property |
I would probably try just sitting on the coaches outside of the cafe. I agree about the prices. This is disappointing.