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Indianapolis Monuments and Memorials

Indianapolis devotes more acreage than any other U.S. city to honoring our nation’s fallen, and is second only to Washington, DC, in the number of war memorials. This adventure showcases the patriotic spirit of Indy and the monuments and memorials that every visitor should experience.

  • 1.

    American Legion Mall

    American Legion Mall

    Here you'll find World War II and Korean War memorials and the American Legion's national headquarters.

  • 2.

    Indiana World War Memorial

    Indiana World War Memorial

    This mausoleum-style limestone and marble memorial pays homage to Hoosiers killed during the war.

  • 3.

    Soldiers and Sailors Monument and Memorial

    Soldiers and Sailors Monument and Memorial

    Located in the center or downtown, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument has come to symbolize the city.

  • 4.

    Honoring America's Veterans

    Honoring America's Veterans

    Discover the inspiration and beauty of the The Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District.

  • 5.

    9/11 Memorial

    9/11 Memorial

    To honor those killed, the memorial consists of two 11,000-pound beams from the Twin Towers.

  • 6.

    World War II Memorial

    World War II Memorial

    This limestone and granite work honors Indiana's casualties of World War II.

  • 7.

    Vietnam and Korean War Memorials

    Vietnam and Korean War Memorials

    The sculpture was created in 1996 to honor casualties of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

  • 8.

    Veteran's Memorial Plaza

    Veteran's Memorial Plaza

    Centrally located in the Plaza are the Obelisk and Fountain that honor all Indiana veterans.

  • 9.

    University Park

    University Park

    During the Civil War, the ground at University Park was used to drill Union troops.

  • 10.

    USS Indianapolis Memorial

    USS Indianapolis Memorial

    The designed to recognize those who died on the last U.S. ship to sink in World War II, USS Indianapolis.

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