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Cultural Center
“Great hiking and it is an art museum as well! The 100 acre woods is free to get into but the museum does have a fee. ”
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Museum
“This 5-story, theme changing museum is out of this world! Think Disneyland with no heat, humidity or lines, a fraction of the price, and HIGHLY educational. I took my 8-year old nephew, he was unstoppable - after learning how to dig like an archaeologist, I found him digging the walls of my crawlspace/basement later that night!”
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Museum
“Truly a unique museum experience focusing on Indiana’s Native American heritage. ”
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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)”
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Monument / Landmark
“This free museum is massive, with such interesting history about the building itself!”
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Museum
“Interactive exhibits explore the history & culture of 23 NCAA sports, complete with old-school gym.”
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Library
“I know what you're thinking, but our new library is THE most amazing public library I have EVER visited. Be prepared to be blown away. Check their website for free cultural events.”
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Museum
“Visit the historical home of Benjamin Harrison, and learn about him and his impact on our country.”
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Racetrack
“This is a small museum dedicated to car racing. If you are a fan you would enjoy this.”
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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. ”
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Museum
“Very unique indoor and outdoor exhibits sure to entertain you for the entire day.”
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Museum
“Destination exploring the history of percussion, with exhibits, archive & drums to play.”
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Museum
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Library
“Renowned author Kurt Vonnegut took an unflinching look at the world, tempered with a satirical eye and sardonic sense of humor. In honor of his wit and wisdom, the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library champions the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, teacher and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut. The library and museum serves as a cultural and educational resource unique to the nation.”
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Library
“We have a wonderful local branch library in the hub of it all! Right across from Starbucks!”
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Museum
“Exhibits exploring the impact of the Civil War on the state, the soldiers & those on the home front, located in the War Memorial building which is stunning. ”
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