Indy's Top Attractions

Top Group Experiences


Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN  46268
317-872-9664
Website: beefandboards.com

  • Let the show begin at Indiana’s finest dinner theatre
  • Featuring Broadway productions performed by a professional equity company
  • Accompanied by a delicious buffet and cocktails  
  • Allow 4 hours

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

1230 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN  46202
317-631-1888
Website: bhpsite.org

  • A majestic National Historic Landmark in Indy’s historic Old Northside neighborhood
  • Home of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the United States
  • Victorian furnishings and a charming carriage house on display
  • Allow 1 hour

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-917-2500
Website: bankerslifefieldhouse.com

  • The most magnificent basketball facility in the nation, and home to the NBA Indiana Pacers
  • Tours include behind the scenes experiences in the locker room and on the basketball court
  • Memorabilia showcases Indiana’s passion for hoops, aka Hoosier Hysteria
  • Allow 1 hour

Broadway in Indianapolis

Performing at the Old National Centre or Clowes Memorial Hall
Business office: 342 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-632-7469
Website: Indianapolis.broadway.com

  • Each season presenting the finest national touring companies of the leading Broadway shows
  • Performing at Old National Centre and Clowes Memorial Hall
  • Group pricing and easy coach parking
  • Allow 3 hours

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN  46208
317-334-3322
Website: childrensmuseum.org

  • Quite simply - the largest and best Children’s Museum in the world
  • Dinosaurs, mummies, pirates, terra cotta warriors and carousels mix it up and disguise fun with learning
  • Special exhibits and events, like Jolly Days in December or the Haunted House in October
  • Allow 1-4 hours

Conner Prairie

13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers, IN  46038
317-776-6006
Website: connerprairie.org

  • Indiana’s first Smithsonian affiliate
  • Be introduced to the residents of Prairietown and experience town living in 1836, then move through time to 1859 for a historic Balloon Voyage overlooking the prairie and to 1863 and experience a Civil War  attack on Indiana by southern rebels
  • Group programs and pricing
  • Allow 2-3 hours

Crown Hill Cemetery

700 W. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN  46208
317-920-2644
Website: crownhill.org

  • The expansive Crown Hill Cemetery, the third largest in the nation, covers 555 acres
  • Unique vantage points of downtown Indianapolis (bring your camera)
  • Notables buried here include  Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley, Colonel Eli Lilly and the notorious bank robber, John Dillinger
  • Allow 1- 2 hours

CSz Indianapolis

721 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-951-8499
Website: www.cszindianapolis.com

  • Comedy improvisation with a competitive twist
  • Audience engaged in the mayhem
  • Family-friendly shows
  • Allow 2 hours

Dallara IndyCar Factory

1201 Main St., Speedway, IN   46224
317-243-7171
Website: indycarfactory.com

  • Dallara Automobilia is the manufacturer of all IndyCars used in the racing circuit
  • Tour groups learn about the company, and the science and technology in making these high performance racing machines
  • Get behind racing simulators, or better yet, in a real car driven by a professional around the streets of Speedway
  • Allow 1-1.5 hours

Easley Winery

205 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46202
317-636-4516
Website: easleywinery.com

  • Easley Winery is the oldest family-owned winery in Indiana, producing award-winning vintages
  • “Grape to glass” winery tours showcase the full production process of turning grapes into fine wine
  • Tours are enhanced with wine tastings and shopping at the gift store
  • Allow 1-1.5 hours

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art

500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-636-9378
Website: eiteljorg.org

  • Displaying a stunning collection of Native American Indian and Western art, the largest east of the Mississippi River
  • Annual Indian Market in June is a shopper’s haven for one-of-a kind jewelry, artwork and more
  • Authentic Southwestern style dining at the Eiteljorg Museum Café makes the experience complete
  • Allow 1-2 hours

The Escape Room

200 S. Meridian St., Ste. 220, Indianapolis , IN 46225
317-986-6542
Website: escaperoomindy.com

  • Your group works together to solve puzzles in a fun, interactive adventure
  • Find clues, discover keys, and solve the combinations to escape a themed room in 60 minutes or less
  • Come early or stay late to enjoy craft beer, wine, or soft drinks while relaxing in the lounge
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino

4500 Dan Patch Cir., Anderson, IN 46013
800-526-7223
Website: www.hoosierpark.com

  • Located just north of Indy, Hoosier Park is a quick drive up I-69
  • Enjoy gaming with over 2,000 of the latest slots and e-tables, as well as live Standardbred and simulcast racing
  • Nine restaurants and lounges are ready to serve you, and you’ll always find world-class musicians ready to entertain
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

4300 N. Michigan Rd., Shelbyville, IN 46176
317-392-7777
Website: indianagrand.com

  • 20 minutes southeast of Indy, this Las Vegas-style casino features 2,220 slots and e-tables, as well as the largest poker room in the area
  • The home of the Indiana Derby has the only live, seasonal Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in the state
  • Indiana Grand has five dining options and two live entertainment venues
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Indiana Historical Society

450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN  46202
317-232-1882
Website: indianahistory.org

  • Located on downtown Indy’s scenic canal, get a glimpse of Indiana’s unique place in history
  • Enjoy the Indiana Experience, going back in time as historic photographs come alive
  • Visit the Cole Porter Room and listen to legendary tunes from Indiana’s renowned songwriter
  • Allow 1-1.5 hours

Indiana State Capitol

200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-233-5293
Website: www.in.gov/idoa/2371.htm

  • Weekday tours (excluding holidays) of the Indiana Statehouse are offered
  • Tours may include the 15-minute Welcome Tour, 30-minute express tour, or the 90-minute Statehouse Tour
  • Statehouse Tour showcases state history, building architecture, and the workings of state government

Indiana State Fairgrounds

1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN 46205
317-927-7500
Website: in.gov/statefair/fairgrounds

  • Home to the great Indiana State Fair each August
  • Throughout the year a vast variety of shows, entertainment and activities
  • Coliseum hosts professional hockey and major concerts

Indiana Medical History Museum

3045 W. Vermont St., Indianapolis, IN  46222
317-635-7329
Website: imhm.org

  • A truly unique museum experience, located in the Old Pathology Building of Central State Hospital
  • See the beginnings of scientific psychiatric medicine
  • Tour clinical labs, library, teaching auditorium and autopsy room
  • Allow 1 hour

Indiana Repertory Theatre

140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-635-5252
Website: irtlive.com

  • Live, professional resident theatre in historic downtown Indy venue
  • Staging a variety of drama, comedy, classics and during the holidays- Dicken’s  A Christmas Carol
  • Guided behind the scenes tour – costume shop, props/sets, lighting and stages
  • Allow 1 hour for tour; 3 hours for performance

Indiana State Museum

650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-232-1637
Website: indianamuseum.org

  • The impressive Indiana State Museum explores the art, science and culture of the Hoosier state
  • Group activities can be arranged, including visits to the Liar’s Bench and participation in an old-style radio show
  • Indiana’s premier IMAX Theater is inside the Museum, for 3D and 2D experiences
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Indiana World War Memorial

431 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-7615
Website: www.indianawarmemorials.org

  • The centerpiece of five-block War Memorial Plaza, this structure commemorates the sacrifices of Hoosier soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines
  • The building houses a 30,000-sq.-ft. museum of American history
  • No other US city has dedicated so many acres to honoring veterans, and only Washington DC has more veterans' monuments
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Indianapolis City Market

222 E. Market St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-634-9266
Website: indycm.com

  • The historic market is home to farmer’s produce, meats and a vast variety of dining options
  • Each Wednesday, spring through fall, take part in one of city’s largest outdoor farmer’s markets
  • Special tours are available, including the Catacombs Tour, a labyrinth of basement wonders underneath the market
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Indianapolis Indians/Victory Field

501 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN  46225
317-269-3545
Website: indyindians.com

  • View Indianapolis Indians baseball from America’s best minor league baseball stadium, Victory Field
  • Games are contested April through August, and group tickets/packages are available
  • Tour groups can enjoy behind the scenes tours of the field, clubhouse, dugouts and more
  • Allow 1 hour for tour and 3 hours for game

Indianapolis Motor Speedway & Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN  46222
317-481-8500
Website: indianapolismotorspeedway.com

  • Home of the Indianapolis 500 (May), NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 (July) and the Red Bull Air Race (Oct), an international balloon racing event
  • The Hall of Fame Museum showcases hundreds of classic cars, including many 500 winners
  • Take a shuttle tour around the track, or better yet, go behind the scenes with a grounds tour
  • Allow 1-12 hours

Indianapolis Museum of Art

4000 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN  46208
317-923-1331
Website: imamuseum.org

  • The IMA is one of the nation’s largest general art museums, resting on 152 acres
  • Visit the main building for European, American, African and contemporary art collections
  • Go outside and discover Robert Indiana’s original LOVE sculpture, the 100 Acres: Art & Nature Park, and Oldfields historic estate house
  • Allow 1-3 hours

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

45 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-639-4300 (box office) and 317-262-1100 (administrative office)
Website: indianapolissymphony.org

  • The renowned Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra plays at the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre
  • A full season of classical, pops and special performances for all tastes
  • In the summer months, enjoy concerts under the stars at Symphony on the Prairie, at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
  • Allow 2-3 hours

Indianapolis Zoo

1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46222
317-630-2001
Website: indianapoliszoo.com

  • One of the nation’s top 10, the Indianapolis Zoo creates close and personal viewing experiences
  • Get face to face with orangutans at the new Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, touch sharks, feed butterflies and get splashed by dolphins
  • Behind the scenes tours and experiences available
  • Allow 2-4 hours

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

528 Lockerbie St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-631-5885
Website: www.rileykids.org/about/riley-museum-home

  • The Hoosier Poet is famous for poems like “Little Orphant Annie” and “The Raggedy Man”
  • The country’s only late-Victorian preservation is a National Historic Landmark
  • Authentic furnishings include Riley’s writing desk
  • Allow 1 hour

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

340 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-652-1954
Website: vonnegutlibrary.org

  • Author Kurt Vonnegut was raised in Indy and always claimed that his life was defined by his Indiana roots
  • Guides showcase Vonnegut’s contributions as writer, artist and war veteran
  • Discover more Vonnegut places including the historic Athenaeum, designed by his grandfather
  • Allow 1 hour

Lucas Oil Stadium

500 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46225
317-262-8600
Website: lucasoilstadium.com

  • Behind the scenes tours of this sports mecca, home to the NFL Indianapolis Colts and multiple NCAA basketball events
  • Get on the field, into the locker rooms and tour the press box
  • Public tours and private tours available
  • Allow 1.5 hours

Madame Walker Theatre Centre

617 Indiana Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-236-2099
Website: walkertheatre.com

  • Home to jazz and concert performances along historic Indiana Avenue
  • The Walker Theatre is a legacy of Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in the nation and African- American entrepreneur
  • Tours gladly welcomed at this Historic Landmarks location
  • Allow 1 hour

The Mind Tripping Show

120 W. Market St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 (performing at the Hilton Indianapolis)
317-691-6399
Website: mindtrippingshow.com

  • Be amazed, befuddled and confounded at this comedy illusion show at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel
  • Christian and Katalina have performed throughout the USA and are the #1 comedy mind-reading act in the nation
  • Private group shows or group ticket for public weekend shows
  • Allow 1.5 hours

NCAA Hall of Champions

700 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-916-4255
Website: ncaahallofchampions.org

  • A showcase of 23 sports contested by NCAA student-athletes
  • Interactive displays connect you with the history and athletes
  • The play zone on the second level gets you into the game, including shooting hoops on a vintage basketball court
  • Allow 1 hour

Old World Gondoliers

310 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-340-2489
Website: www.4gondola.com

  • Your singing gondolier will transport you to the canals of Venice
  • Experience the beauty of downtown as you glide leisurely down the canal
  • Open April-October
  • Allow 1-2 hours

Rhythm Discovery Center

110 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-275-9030
Website: rhythmdiscoverycenter.org

  • A unique interactive museum showcasing percussion and allowing guests to find their own rhythm
  • Tours focus on  percussion instruments from around the world and their cultural contribution
  • Fully interactive, hit the gong, take licks on a drum set, form a drum circle
  • Allow 1 hour

Scottish Rite Cathedral

650 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-262-3100
Website: aasr-indy.org

  • Architectural wonder gracing downtown Indianapolis
  • Tours showcase the history, architectural features and modern uses for this Masonic hall
  • Auditorium is available for special activities, performances, lectures
  • Allow 1 hour

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

One Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-232-7615
Website: in.gov/iwm/

  • Located at the heart of Indianapolis on Monument Circle, the historic center  of the city
  • It is a towering 284 foot sculpture built to honor those who died serving our country and part of the Indiana War Memorials Plaza Historic District
  • In the lower level is the Col. Eli Lilly Civil War Museum, and at the top, an observation deck
  • Allow 1 hour for Monument, 2-3 hours for entire district

White River State Park

801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46204
317-233-2434
Website: inwhiteriver.com

  • One of the largest urban state parks in the US, located in the heart of downtown Indy
  • 250-acres showcase museums, attractions, baseball, and outdoor concerts
  • The Central Canal runs through the Park, with boating, biking and gondola rides along the waterway
  • Allow 1-8 hours, based on number of attractions experienced

 

 


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