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Rhythm! Discovery Center

110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
+1 317-275-9030
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Wow! If you like music you will love this place.

I took my son and granddaughter here quite by accident. We just stumbled on the place, but had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
galongpi
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Such a cool, unique, fun place

If you have ever wanted to pretend to be a drummer for a day, or just like music history in... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Jonathan H
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Eastpointe, Michigan
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The Rhythm! Discovery Center is the world's foremost interactive drum and percussion museum providing innovative programs; interactive, standards-based educational exhibits and artist performances. Drawing upon cultures from around the world, the Center offers a unique, engaging experience to explore the universality of rhythm and percussion and its role in shaping communication, music, art, performance and society. Walking through the visually captivating exhibit rooms and performance venue, guests are invited to fulfill their dreams of being a percussionist.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
Downtown Indianapolis
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+1 317-275-9030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my son and granddaughter here quite by accident. We just stumbled on the place, but had a great time. Who knew that I could play the drums? I did so well that my kids bought me a set for retirement. There is so...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

If you have ever wanted to pretend to be a drummer for a day, or just like music history in general, this is the place for you! Not only full of great artifacts and visuals, but tons of playable percussion instruments, including a gong and...More

Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Took a field trip with a third grade class and will definitely take the rest of my family back. Lots of great info, interesting instruments, and a very interactive environment. Loved this place!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

They are in the process of updating this hidden gem in Indy. It is the premiere drum and rhythm museum and interactive playground. There are so many cool displays from famous drummers to play areas for kids and adults to bang a gong or big...More

1  Thank conradusa
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Lots of percussion instruments to see, plus a small area where you can play around in a soundproof "practice" room. The kids will love it - just make sure you are ready to hear a lot of banging and clanging! This is not a huge...More

Thank Maria T
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

My toddler loved it. We stayed at the Embassy Suites next door, so walked over and spent an hour before closing time one day.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

An outstanding place for people of all ages. You see the history of percussion development from many cultures; see exhibits featuring the instruments of famous percussionists; and then have the fun of playing with many of the museum's vast collection of percussion.

Thank irasala
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a percussion museum which sounds weird but my kids love it. They get to bang on drums and be loud and no one cares. There are educational pieces to read or you can just walk through and make noise. My boys favorite part...More

Thank cdmoad
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Rhythm Discovery Center almost two years ago and our kids loved it! So when we were talking about taking a quick trip before school starts in August, we remembered how much we loved Indianapolis the first time. When we told the kids...More

Thank Jodi S
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

A great place for kids of all ages. If you are looking for a nice, peaceful visit this is not the place for you. However, if you want to see a lot of people having fun, it's definitely the place to be.

Thank treely2014
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thollaway90
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
No free parking, but the garage for the Circle Center Mall has reasonable rates, and is very convenient. The walk from the garage, throught the Circle Center Mall and Arts Garden to the Rhythm Center is all enclosed for any... More
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