Experience. Honor. Remember.

Indiana’s rich military history comes alive as you explore the Indiana War Memorial Museum and see the tattered flag of the 15th Indiana Regiment Infantry, stroll along the lush green space at the Veterans Memorial Plaza or sit intently listening to the stories of bravery at the Medal of Honor Memorial. Experiencing these historic landmarks enables us to honor the generations of Hoosiers who defend freedom around the world.

The Indiana War Memorials Foundation is proud to support the museum, monuments and memorials that form the Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District—a National Historic Landmark District that is also on the National Register of Historic Places. No other city in the United States maintains as many acres dedicated to honoring veterans. Only Washington D.C. has more monuments dedicated to veterans and military conflicts. These historic treasures give us a concrete and meaningful way to ensure that the sacrifices of Hoosier veterans are remembered forever.



With 25 acres filled with one museum, three parks and various monuments and memorials, Indianapolis ranks first in the nation in the number of acres dedicated to honoring our veterans, and second only to Washington D.C. in the number of monuments. VIEW MAP

Bricks of Honor

Bricks of Honor are permanent tributes that honor the memory of an individual veteran.

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Self-Guided Tour of the IWMC Properties

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The Indiana War Memorial and Museum are now open Wednesday through Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to welcome and assist all visitors. Indiana War Memorials Commission will follow all guidelines and recommendations outlined by Governor Eric Holcomb, the Indiana State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In accordance with the State of Indiana face covering mandate, visitors are required to wear face coverings inside the Indiana War Memorial and Museum. Masks must be provided by the visitor. Hand sanitizer is located throughout the building. Social distancing must be maintained. Increased cleaning and sanitizing protocols are in effect.


The Soldiers and Sailors Monument and Gift Shop will remain closed at this time. Indiana War Memorials Commission is thrilled to welcome events and tours back to our properties. 

For assistance, please call 317-232-7615.