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Cultural Center
“Recently renamed (from the Indianapolis Museum of Art), this place is wonderful. The exhibits inside and the gardens outside. ”
111 locals recommend
Museum
“Best in the US. Spend all day! Adults will have fun too! To take a break, check out their library!”
93 locals recommend
Museum
“Truly a unique museum experience focusing on Indiana’s Native American heritage. ”
31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in white river state park, the Indiana state museum is the place to explore Indiana's past, present and future. (1.9 miles away)”
17 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This free museum is massive, with such interesting history about the building itself!”
16 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“At Pure Eatery, we begin every morning by making our own soups and dressings from scratch. We are honored to use local providers such as Amazing Potato Chip Co.®, Lick®, Fountain Square Brewing Co.®, and others. In keeping with the rich artistic history of this area, we feature art work from local artists. Our friendly and attentive staff is one of the finest in the city. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, a select wine with a healthy and satisfying dinner, or just relaxing with a cocktail after work, we are happy to provide you with fast and efficient service. Our spacious private dining area is perfect for business meetings, graduation parties, showers, birthday parties, or the next big game with your friends. In addition, we believe that minimizing our impact on the environment is not only a responsible social practice but also a viable and profitable way of doing business. We have chosen to recycle what we use, as well as using bio-degradable products as our to-go ware.”
28 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“This shop is like Pinterest in real life! Wonderful local and artisan goods - perfect for gifts!”
16 locals recommend
Museum
“Interactive exhibits explore the history & culture of 23 NCAA sports, complete with old-school gym.”
13 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Indianapolis Art Center is open to the public and a great place to view artwork and explore the outside artsgarden along the White River. ”
10 locals recommend
Library
“This is a main Library for Indianapolis. The original part of the building built in 1906. It is worth seeing the main reading room, decorated in an Egyptian revival style. Go to the 6th floor of the new addition for some great views. ”
10 locals recommend
Museum
“Visit the historical home of Benjamin Harrison, and learn about him and his impact on our country.”
6 locals recommend
Racetrack
“This is a small museum dedicated to car racing. If you are a fan you would enjoy this.”
5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This is an amazing place to go to for Indy's "First Friday" event. The first Friday of every month is an amazing event where galleries stay open late for everyone to come check out all of the artwork. There are usually hors d'oeuvres and drinks served. However, this place has rooms upon rooms of numerous local artist's work spaces, with completed artwork and work in progress. It's unlike anything you've ever seen.”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place to visit if you want to learn more about Indiana and it's history. They have several interactive displays and an awesome gift shop that has lots of Indiana inspired/made items for sale. Grab lunch at the Stardust Terrace Café. ”
1 local recommends
Museum
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Very unique indoor and outdoor exhibits sure to entertain you for the entire day.”
4 locals recommend