Tours & Reservations

The Indiana War Memorials consist of the Indiana War Memorial, Soldiers & Sailors Monument, University Park, Veteran's Memorial Plaza, American Legion Mall, the USS Indianapolis Memorial, the Medal of Honor Memorial, and the 9/11 Memorial. They are operated by the Indiana War Memorials Commission to commemorate the valor and sacrifice of Hoosier veterans of our nation's conflicts and to provide for the education and enjoyment of visitors.

Indiana War Memorial Museum

The Indiana War Memorial Museum is a chronological "time-line" museum of Indiana's role in our nation's conflicts. The Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum is in the lower level of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. There is no admission charge for either museum.

Hours of operation are: Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The museum is closed on Monday and Tuesday, and on all National and State holidays except Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

Soldiers & Sailors Monument

The Soldiers & Sailors Monument contains a Gift Shop and Observation Level. 

Hours of operation are: 

  • May - October: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • November - April: Friday - Sunday, 10:30 - 5:30 PM

The Monument is closed on Monday and Tuesday, and on all National and State holidays except for Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

Tours and Group Visits

Groups are always welcome during operating hours. Guided tours are given during regular operating hours, but must be scheduled in advance. Veteran group tours during non-operating hours may be available given sufficient advance notice. To make reservations, please call 317-233-0528 or email jedwardson@iwm.in.gov.

For general museum information: iwm@iwm.state.in.us

Business Office

55 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Open 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. Closed weekends and holidays.
Phone: 317-232-7615
Fax: 317-233-4285
Email: events@iwm.in.gov.