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Indiana War Memorial

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Address: 51 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
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+1 317-232-7615
09:00 - 17:00
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A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

A tribute to Indiana war veterans, from World War I to the Vietnam War.

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We saw so many people exercising on these stairs. The memorial is massive. Many photo ops in the surrounding area.

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Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw so many people exercising on these stairs. The memorial is massive. Many photo ops in the surrounding area.

Thank ladyme1
Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The downtown is easy to maneuver around, we enjoyed walking to many sites downtown Indy. The beauty of this Indiana marble is exquisite. Loved the stairwells and attention to details.

Thank happyheidi2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every year when I visit Indianapolis I make sure to visit the memorial. It is so beautiful, the entire circle is bustling, food, hotels and just about anything else you could need are all close. This is a great photo spot as well as a place to teach the next generation about the wars.

Thank GadgetMedic
Marysville, Washington
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

In downtown Indianapolis, stay an extra hour or less to visit this impressive memorial. It is very well conceived and executed.

Thank Jerry H
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved history and so does my boyfriend so we decided to go to the War Memorial. It's a gorgeous building with lots of information about the major wars and Indiana's role in it all. I'm not from Indiana and had never been there, but it had so much information and I wasn't bored at all! My favorite was the... More 

Thank marahgrinnell
Syracuse, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed being down town great experience will do it again in future stayed at the Hilton Garden had a blast

Thank missinglink1959
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much of the Civil War history is in the east, but there is quite a bit of it in the mid-west as well. This memorial has a museum below full of Civil War artifacts, flags, uniforms, etc. and it's fascinating to see. The memorial itself is HUGE. Plan on 2 hours to appropriately see it all.

Thank OhioStephen
Yuba City, California, United States
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Able to see for miles and miles. Wonderful view and very respectful of our Veterans. Typical building architecture for area but I was in awe as this building and the upkeep. Very impressed.

Thank Joel K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Indianapolis, I have been fortunate to visit the Indiana War Memorial on a number of times. On this occasion, I was honored to be with the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association for their Annual Convention of the Ohio River LZ Chapter. What a terrific group of extraordinary American Air Mobile Warriors...and their wives! On this occasion, we had dinner... More 

Thank Dick C
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful and grand memorial. Defining a must see, great for families. Conveniently located near parking and many restaurant. Perfect photo backdrop.

Thank mbellastyle

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