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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum conducts tours of facility that includes the opportunity to "kiss the bricks." Lavengood Photography

Top Tour Experiences in Indianapolis

In Indianapolis, discover surprises at every turn. Indy always has something that surprises. Our top-tier destination is packed with new exhibitsdelicious dining, and spectacular shopping. It's time to think Indy for your next group business or leisure tour

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN  46268

  • 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

  • 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

Broadway in Indianapolis

Performing at the Old National Centre or Clowes Memorial Hall
Business office: 342 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN  46204

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Gainbridge Fieldhouse

125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN  46204

  • 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

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino

4500 Dan Patch Cir., Anderson, IN 46013

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Home of the Indianapolis 500 (May) and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 (July) 
  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Hoosier Poet is famous for poems like “Little Orphan 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

  • 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

  • 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

Madam Walker Theatre Centre

617 Indiana Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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