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Indianapolis Museum of Art

4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4196
+1 317-923-1331
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Spectacular site for this modern icon.

A 15 minute cab ride from downtown brings you to this spaciously sited modern art museum designed... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Calajam L
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful art work and amazing gardens

Love this place. The collection is impressive and the constant flow of new exciting exhibits keeps... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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With a collection of more than 54,000 works of art, an early-20th-century estate, 152 acres of gardens and grounds, including an outdoor art and nature park, the IMA campus offers experiences that feed both the heart and mind.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4196
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

A 15 minute cab ride from downtown brings you to this spaciously sited modern art museum designed for the 21st century visitor. With a expansive range of art and design there will be something for everyone in your family. Beautiful quilts were on display on...More

Thank Calajam L
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Love this place. The collection is impressive and the constant flow of new exciting exhibits keeps it fresh. The grounds and gardens are amazing in all weather but especially the spring.

Thank Castolfi72
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The grounds and a good part of the museum's contents were a gift from the Lilly family and their friends to the people of Indianapolis and the public was invited to visit for free. The current administration however, decided recently to charge $18 for single...More

Thank NophoneyPhil
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Used to be a great destination when free. However, not so much now. The museum doesn't have he works off art needed to charge this fee. Get a better collect or stop charging!

1  Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This place is stunning! The grounds are so nice to walk around or to take photos of all the flowers and architecture Sadly though parts of the grounds are no longer free. You used to be able to walk the grounds for free You now...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Donna gave us a private tour of the facilities, galleries and grounds. Ao fortunate! Amazing museum with a variety of artworks. Definitely a must see while in Indianapolis.

1  Thank Hang10surf
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Wonderful collections, beautiful gardens. The gift shop was great and the cafeteria had really good selections.

1  Thank mmjjww50
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The prettiest place in Indianapolis. I use to paint here all the time. I still love to walk through the property. The trees are so beautiful. A lot of history here. Check it out!

1  Thank MEGHAN M
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Visited the museum to learn about WWII-Era Provenance research. The museum has taken an active role in helping to fill in the gaps from the time the paintings were stolen to today; making sure museums or collectors have legitimate rights to the paintings. We really...More

1  Thank spajnky
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This was our second time visiting the Indianapolis Museum of Art. To our surprise the museum has now started charging admission to enjoy the collection ... It is still well worth the entrance admission. Great collection and really enjoyed the afternoon coffee break at the...More

1  Thank PerBokmand
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Response from 656kate | Reviewed this property |
Hey there~The art park you are talking about is behind the IMA. I accessed it from an exit off of 38th Street. It's right at the exit and so is a parking lot. At that lot you are right there, a few feet and you are down in... More
13 October 2016|
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Response from Chandler E | Reviewed this property |
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5 October 2015|
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Response from Rikki360 | Reviewed this property |
The Penrod festival would be ideal....my other favorite for local artist is the Broad Ripple Art festival and Talbot Street Fair. Both are very well attended try it again this year.