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The Eiteljorg Museum

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Address: 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2707
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+1 317-636-9378
10:00 - 17:00
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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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How proud my Mom would have been! Nicely displayed and recorded history

I wish I could have walked this museum with my Mom. Her mom was from an Indian reservation and she shared many experiences with us. She never got see any contributions or homage... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wish I could have walked this museum with my Mom. Her mom was from an Indian reservation and she shared many experiences with us. She never got see any contributions or homage paid to her people. Even though we are still behind the times in America there are a lot of battles in these field that have been won;... More 

Thank Rikki360
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I entered the Eiteljorg because its attractive architecture and location while walking the canal. It is not a focused museum but a collage of different exhibitions.Given its small size you may cover it without effort which will also mean that it may be considered overpriced.

Thank mlgtrips
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The modern building is perfect for the beautiful art. We enjoyed the artwork. Went at the end of a busy day and were able to see it all in a couple of hours.

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Bloomington, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful way to spend time in Indianapolis. The art and history is simply outstanding. I am not sure what we enjoyed most the paintings, sculptures, or the local events. During our visit we enjoyed an exhibition on dogs and there were several varieties of dogs interacting with guests -all very friendly. We were also fortunate enough to watch a... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting museum, with a great patio, and lovely location. I attended an evening wedding on a crisp windy early May evening. The patio setting near the river is a perfect setting. The reception dinner was inside. Staff was helpful and accommodating.

Thank Pamela L
Columbus, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible facility! Spacious, informative, clean. We had an office meeting there & it was perfect! Catered lunch available. Fabulous! The outdoor grounds ate amazing as well! Beautiful and we'll kept. Backs up to the White Water Canal! Thoroughly enjoyed the day!

Thank Amy O
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This will open your eyes about native Americans,the art work alone will keep you enthralled,then there is the the clothing the bead work and all the other artifacts,there is a place to eat and drink and the staff are very helpful,and the shop is very good and not to expensive,Go and look for your self its great.

Thank william c
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint but stunning museum on the outskirts of Downtown Indianapolis. We were drawn by the current dog exhibit which was fun and eclectic. But the Native American art collected mostly by one man is varied, moving and impressive. I also like the bronze sculpture. This museum is not big, we did it all in 45 minutes. But... More 

Thank Meredith C
Columbus, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked in beside the State Museum, it is easy to overlook this fine museum, but don't. You can have a very enjoyable time looking through the museum's fine collection of western art (Remingtons, Russells, and a whole lot more) and then go upstairs and see a very nice selection of Native American art (both practical artifacts as well as more... More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Went to see the Dogs Faithful and True exhibit which was okay. But it was the augmenting programs that really captured my interest. From the mushing demonstration to the Iditarod speaker, the wandering therapy dogs and "draw a dog" programs, I had trouble tearing myself away from the museum! Did stop briefly in the gift store, but not much related... More 

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