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Indiana War Memorial

51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1 317-233-0991
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Neo-classical design in Central Indianapolis

This is one of the buildings within Monument Circle. Noble structure with classic proportions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
drummer5
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Chicago, Illinois
Honor and Dignity

This museum is a great tribute to the men and women who served this country. No political... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ted t
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A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“radio room” (13 reviews)
“free museum” (15 reviews)
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51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Downtown Indianapolis
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+1 317-233-0991
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"military history"
in 18 reviews
"radio room"
in 13 reviews
"free museum"
in 15 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful tribute"
in 6 reviews
"men and women"
in 7 reviews
"climb the stairs"
in 7 reviews
"impressive monument"
in 6 reviews
"the lower level"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 11 reviews
"heart of downtown"
in 8 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"monument circle"
in 10 reviews
"veterans"
in 47 reviews
"indiana"
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"auditorium"
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"afghanistan"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank ted t
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in to our hotel and had dinner and waiter recommended we walk down to check this memorial out. we didn't know it existed but it is basically in the exact middle of the city and it's a cool thing to see. Climb the...More

Thank 407tomm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is free and only open at certain times during the week. But, even if you are in to WWII there isn't even much to see or to impress. I think the best exhibit is the main exhibit. You climb up a set of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed walking around this memorial. The intricate artistry and symbolism is something to see. You find new things every time you look at it.

Thank CKiple
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting place to visit with a lot of memorabilia lay out in chronological order. Need to plan on spending a little time if you like to read all the information presented by each item and display

Thank TheTravelers88
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Lived here for 30 years and never been inside. Very cool museum with many interesting exhibits and pieces. It gives you a great sense of the gravity of what you are viewing. Nice exhibit about the USS Indianapolis complete with reference to Quint. About half...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I visited this museum during my business trip. Very nice and monumental architecture, you can visit this museum for free. The exposure is organized by the date of war conflicts, very interesting, I recommend.

Thank Petrs70
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Mary D
1 July 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of close inexpensive street parking that is free on Sundays/holidays.
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Mary D
1 July 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of metered parking nearby. VERY close by!
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disneydadIndiana
6 October 2016|
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Response from BARFESSER | Reviewed this property |
It was free when we were there. Donations are accepted.
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