Local Area Attractions
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
This attraction has been a National Historic Landmark since 1887. Appeals to more than just the racing enthusiasts. Displayed are more than 75 racing cars, including Indianapolis winners' as well as race cars from internationally renowned motor sports events worldwide. Conducted track tours available for a nominal charge when the track is not being used for competition or test purposes.
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Discover the fun and excitement at the world's greatest Children's museum. A place for the young - and young at heart - to discover, create and imagine. There are five floors of hands-on activities with a full-size carousel on the top floor. Voted #1 Children's museum in the country by Child Magazine.
Situated on 64 acres in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, the zoo features thousands of exotic animals and plants. This world class facility is one of the nation's best zoological parks and is accredited as a zoo, botanical garden and aquarium.
White River Gardens
This stunningly beautiful botanical attraction combines the best of gardening ideas, plant information and inspirational design to serve the needs of all visitors. With over 1,000 plant varieties on display plus entertaining special exhibits throughout the year, the gardens is an international showplace where visitors can enjoy and learn about the bounty of the natural world.
This is one of the nation's most authentic and entertaining living history museums. Watch and be a part of 1836and experience how life has changed over the years. Listen to America's stories….experience America's stories….Live America's stories.
NCAA Hall of Champions
Discover what it means to be a champion at this attraction, which spotlights the lives of America's collegiate student athletes. In three theatre presentations, engaging exhibits and a turn-of-the-century gymnasium, the hall of champions showcases past and present champions and the 87 champions showcases past and present champions and the 87 championships the NCAA administers in 22 sports.
Indiana State Museum
The museum complex is an exhibit itself, with sculptures representing all 92 Indiana counties included in the design. Inside the museum, digitally access one of hundreds of famous and not-so-famous Hoosiers in the "Faces of Indiana" exhibit.
The big screen has never been bigger than at Indiana's only IMAX theatre. Put on the special glasses to watch a 3-D movie or settle back for a 2-D flick. The six story screen, digital sound system and bright crisp picture will make you feel like you are in the movie, not just watching one.
Indianapolis City Market
The city market is one of downtown's most beloved historic landmarks which has long been synonymous with great food, For more than 100 years, scores of Hoosiers have pursued their dreams as independent merchants in this beautiful marketplace teaming with farm fresh produce, homemade goods, specialty foods and more. Today's city market is still a place where the character of the shop owner is a unique as the products sold, the food is fresh and original, and great Indianapolis traditions endure.