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The Eiteljorg Museum

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Address: 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2707
Phone Number: 317 636 9378
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The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western...

The museum houses Indian artifacts, as well as works by famous Western artists.

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If you are into the American West, you need to visit the Eiteljorg Museum. Great display of paintings and other cultural exhibits regarding the American West. The also have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Batesville, Indiana
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Batesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are into the American West, you need to visit the Eiteljorg Museum. Great display of paintings and other cultural exhibits regarding the American West. The also have special exhibits that are very interesting... gold prospecting; Ansel Adams photos; etc. Well worth the time to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this museum without expectation, but left impressed. The native American art was vast and showed a nearly lost side the heritage of America. I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gift shop. Fabulous collection of Indian Art. Temporary exhibit of art for sale was a true A plus.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very good museum and I was very interested. Not of interest for children or persons with little interest of the population. Not a large place . If you are staying at a hotel they give you a discount if you show them your room key.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has an extensive collection of Native American art, as well as Western American paintings & sculptures collected by businessman & philanthropist Harrison Eiteljorg. It houses one of the finest collections of Native contemporary art in the World. The Gund Gallery is dedicated to a 57 piece collection of traditional Western art & has an appreciable collection of paintings... More 

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Coulsdon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting friends in Indy who took us to this museum as they had never been. To be honest thought it a little boring but got general gist of the native indian settlers etc. Overpriced and pretty quiet on the whole. Nice gift shop. Central location. Been now but would probably not return sorry!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small galleries, and the museum store seemed very touristy. A lot of junk among the nice pieces of art. I was shocked how small , I was pushing a wheelchair and we finished in less than a hour. They said they were working on a exhibit in that case they should have lowered the price. Beautiful art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful collection of Native American Art and History. Gorgeous beyond belief. Then, the influence of westerners and how we destroyed a people to build our nation. Brutally honest and very sobering...

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with exhibits of western and native American culture. Some of the most fantastic paintings I have seen, and many artifacts to help you understand the lives of the earliest inhabitants of the country. Very large with a lower level where kids can learn as well. Leads out to the gardens and canal walk. Sow tour AAA card and... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go on a weekend to Indianapolis to see museums, in particular the Eiteljorg. We have been to several museums that focus on Native American art and history, and it is one of the best we've ever seen! They also have a great shop AND let you take photos!

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