World famous for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the area surrounding the University of Indianapolis also offers lesser-known delights. Visit the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, or take the pulse of the city at Rhythm! Discovery Center. Whether you prefer motorsports or museums, accommodations near the University of Indianapolis offer you unique and thrilling experiences.
The world-renowned Indianapolis 500 motor race picks up the pace of any city break. Whether or not you catch a race here, there are 75 gleaming racers to be discovered at the Speedway Museum, plus impressive trophies and fascinating factoids.
A minute or two from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, you'll find a glittering factory for fast cars. Petrol heads will be fascinated by the technical aspects of the cars' production, while the wind tunnel and driving simulators engage young and old alike. There's nothing like racing around a simulated track at 200mph.
The memory of local hero author Kurt Vonnegut is consecrated at this virtual shrine to his life and work. Gawp at the Coronamatic typewriter on which he worked, the Pall Mall cigarettes he smoked, and publishers' rejection letters, all of which recreate the interior life of this celebrated literary great.
Visit Europe, China, Africa, and the South Pacific without leaving "Indy" at this comprehensive art museum housed in an impressive mansion. Explore over a hundred acres of woodland interspersed with contemporary sculptures, for free. Time to pack your picnic!