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2211 North State Road 3
Greensburg, IN 47240
Phone: (812) 663-9998
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Arts & Museums
Kidscommons offers exciting opportunities for fun and learning with three-floors of interactive exhibits. Some of the exhibits include a 17-foot climbing wall, bubble room, ExploraHouse, Childhood Garden, healthy lifestyles, and much more. The museum also offers plenty of outreach programs.
The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association or (NMLRA)as it is commonly known is an association for muzzle loaders. Those interested in arms, gun powder and shooting ranges would do well to visit this attraction which draws scores of people during the annual contests and festivals that take place regularly. Check website for details.
Designed by a former Universal Studios exhibit director, the Creation Museum is a state-of-the-art 60,000 square foot museum that uses special-effects to interpret the Bible, the
Step back in time and view what rural life was like in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The home itself contains original items belonging to five generations of the Dinsmore family. Close to 90,000 pages of family letters, journals, and business records have been preserved for all to see.
Devoted to southeast Indiana and Mid-Ohio Valley heritage.
Formerly the residence of the Hoosier poet of the same name, the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home is a bastion of historic preservation. This museum is filled with the historical artifacts, furniture and belongings of Indiana's most beloved poet. The home itself is a great example of late-Victorian architecture, and takes one back in time to the early days of James's life.
McFee showcases vibrant works by a number of artists in a welcoming space on Mass Ave. Look for traditional pieces like paintings and sculptures right alongside more out-there stuff such as found assemblages. Regardless of the medium, art here surely embodies something about the unique spirit of Downtown Indianapolis, and perhaps even Indiana in general. See website for artist roster and more.
The Rhythm! Discovery Center is one of the world's best percussion museums. A series of exhibits explore the history and evolution of the drum into the modern drum kit we know today. You can eve look at the drum kits played by famous drummers like John Bonham and Neil Peart. There are also interactive displays, where you can make music and rhythms with the drums available.
The Dean Johnson Gallery is known for its innovative works. The gallery gives us a look at the graphics and fine art works done by local and nationally known artists. They aim at advancing art in the community and supporting the talent of the Indianapolis arts community so that it can be enjoyed and appreciated by the masses.
Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum is located in the State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The monument was designed by architect Bruno Schmitz of Germany. The tower includes an observation deck.
Make your own music and learn about percussion while exploring the innovative programs, informative exhibits, and performances at this center.
Built in the year 1864, the Morris-Butler House was owned by the Morris family, who resided here during the colonial era. Eventually, the family moved out, leaving this spectacular piece of architecture to the city. The Morris-Butler House is now considered the epitome of the Victorian era, and a tour around the place shows you why. The house is dotted with delicate, ornate pieces, including the chinaware in which they used to serve tea. Visiting the Morris-Butler House may make you feel like you are walking through a dream.