Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Indianapolis is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Indianapolis a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Indianapolis.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Indianapolis.
#1 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 2813 times in trip plans
4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
This museum is the 9th oldest and 8th largest encyclopedic museum in the US. This museum was established as the Art Association of Indianapolis in 1883.
The exhibits you can look for here are-
The permanent collection of arts and sculptures including African, American, European and Asian pieces. The important ones comprise of the Neo- Impressionis...
#2 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 1379 times in trip plans
500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Also known as the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western art is a part of the White River State Park. The museum boasts of a fantastic collection of Native American art as well as Western American paintings and sculptures. All these were the collections of the famous businessman and philanthropist Harrison Eiteljorg. This museum also hous...
#3 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 896 times in trip plans
801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is one of the main among the 6 districts of Indianapolis and is located on the western edge of the Downtown area. This is probably one of the most popular places in the city and the main reason for this is the number historical attractions present out here.
These include the Indiana State Museum and IMAX Theatre, The Indianapolis Zoo and White...
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100 S Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a major convention center in Downtown Indianapolis and covers a large area used for convention or meeting purposes. It stretches over 6 blocks and comprises of 71 meeting halls and a number of cafes.
The convention center was opened in 1972 with a total of just 3 halls. These were later expanded to what we find here now. Apart from the hall...
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650 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
This is an historic and landmark building located in Downtown Indianapolis. It is owned by the Valley of Indianapolis, Scottish rite. This is an affiliated body of Freemasonry. It is one of the largest Masonic buildings that have also been referred to as one of the finest examples of Neo- gothic style of architecture in the US.
The cathedral was bu...
#6 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 1899 times in trip plans
4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208
The Indiana museum of art is a comprehensive art museum which is located on 152-acre campus, on the northwest area in downtown Indianapolis. This museum was founded as the art alliance of Indianapolis. This museum has a collection of over 54,000 works that depicts culture from around the globe and range over 5,000 years. This museum provides labeli...
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200 W Washington St #220, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
09:00 am - 03:00 pm
This is the most important capitol building that houses the Indiana General Assembly, the Office of the Governor of Indiana, the Supreme Court of Indiana and other such buildings. It was due to the rapid increase of population in the state that this building had to be shifted to its present location. This was the 5th time the state capitol was bein...
#8 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 192 times in trip plans
Claypool Court, 110 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is the world’s foremost percussion museum that provides its guests with innovative programs, interactive and standard exhibits and also artists’ performances. The museum takes inspiration from all over the world and promotes the rhythm of universal music and also proves it true that “music can unite all”.
Here you can w...
#9 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 115 times in trip plans
3045 W Vermont St, Indianapolis, IN 46222, United States
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
This museum is one of the most important parts of the beginning of the psychiatric medical research. It is located on the grounds of where the Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane was situated. It is the oldest remaining pathological library and was placed in the list of National Historical Places of US in April, 1972. It is a non- profit organi...
#10 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 167 times in trip plans
2505 Conservatory Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is the oldest park of the city that has also been listed in the National Register of Historic Places in the US. It is built at the meeting point of the Pleasant Run and Bean creeks and the design was by the famous landscape architect George Edward Kessler. It was a part of his huge project Park and Boulevard Plan.
The park was built in the lat...
#11 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 497 times in trip plans
340 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
This library has been dedicated to the Native writer and artist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. This library is to be thanked for bringing out and conserving so beautifully the masterpieces contributed by Vonnegut in the field of Literature, Art and Culture. It was designated in the list of the National Historic Places of US in 2011.
The library finds place is ...
#12 of 15 Art and Culture in Indianapolis | Added 292 times in trip plans
125 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
It is a cathedral church under the Episcopal diocese of Indianapolis and is also the oldest religious building that is still in use here. The present building was built in 1857 in the Monument Circle and is known for its Choir of Men and boys and Girls Choir, pipe organs, etc. The church has also been listed under the National Register of Historic ...
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Fountain Square, Indianapolis, IN 46203
Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a definite boon for the city ranking among some of the country’s nicest urban roads. Throughout its 8miles trail link to five of Indianapolis’s cultural districts, theaters, shops, hotels, restaurants and parks. Custom designed lighting with hexagonal setts in green and clay colors provide a visual linkage...
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627 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Theater on the Square located in the arts and theater district is a playhouse which displays life performance focusing on all aspects of the community accompanied with outrageous comedies, and unorthodox productions. This theater has won many awards in the Indianapolis theater community. This theater has two distinct and yet thrilling stages. Withi...
Overview of Funky Bones
A quirky place to be in Indianapolis, the Funky Bones is a public artwork. Resembling a human skeleton, this attraction is bound to delight both; kids and adults alike. It is exhibited in Indianapolis’ 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park. When you go closer you will realize that these are actually ...