Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, Indianapolis

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Home to the Indianapolis 500 and the city's Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is also known for its dedication to automotive and motorsports history. The speedway is famous for hosting some of the world's biggest races, and therefore the world's best drivers, since it was established in 1909. With the ability to hold up to 400,000 guests, it is the highest-capacity sports arena in the world. If you're in town for a race, or are just interested in learning more about racing, be sure to stop into the Hall of Fame Museum. The museum was founded in 1956 and was named a National Historic Landmark in 1987. Here you'll discover more than 75 cars, along with historical racing and automotive accessories and paraphernalia. PutIndianapolis Motor Speedway Museum into our Indianapolis sightseeing planning tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • My oldest son Jay took me on a 4000 mile trip to help me in a very bad time in my life. Two of my highlights were the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky and the Indianapolis Indiana Racetrack.....  more
    My oldest son Jay took me on a 4000 mile trip to help me in a very bad time in my life. Two of my highlights were the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky and the Indianapolis Indiana Racetrack.....  more »
  • A must not miss visit while in Indianapolis...Lots of relevant racing history, clearly showing the impact of racing technology on the sport as well as safety. Many previous 500 winning racecars... 
    A must not miss visit while in Indianapolis...Lots of relevant racing history, clearly showing the impact of racing technology on the sport as well as safety. Many previous 500 winning racecars...  more »
  • Another really great experience to kiss the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and to go to the museum was just awesome. If you have the chance you got to go 
    Another really great experience to kiss the bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and to go to the museum was just awesome. If you have the chance you got to go  more »
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  • Great tour of the facility. We did the tram tour with 3 kids and it entertained them too. The museum has plenty of old cars to look at and examine. The information about the history is amazing! Ferrari’s were on the track the day we where there and sounded amazing.
  • Even if you're not a racing enthusiast, you'll enjoy this stop. We added the tour to our package and it was well worth the additional charge. The guide was great, shared his life experiences as a Indy 500 fan which made the tour much more informative. Only item which couldn't be included was the speedway lap because it was in use by Chevy running Corvette test trials. Museum has many of the past winning cars and an interactive area with racing simulators.
  • If you are a racing fan, you must visit. I did the kiss the bricks tour and museum. Very impressed with how big this place is. They took us around the 2 1/2 mile track and stopped at the stop finish line so we can get out and look at around. I loved being on the track itself and being able to walk around and see how big it is. I'm definitely going back to watch a race. I just wish they had some NASCAR memorabilia inside the museum.
  • The Kiss the Bricks Tour is worth it! The tour includes a lap around the actual track and an opportunity to get out and walk around at the Start/Finish area and of course, kiss the bricks! The price of the tour also includes admission to the museum. Which has an amazing collection of actual winning race cars dating back over 100 years. The experience and the museum took about 90 minutes. The museum is located inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, enter at gate 2 and drive under the track to get there. Yes, under the actual race track! It was a fun experience, go.
  • For motor sports fans and car speed lovers, it's the place to be. You'll see real cars which won the race in last more than 5 decades. Great place for car racing fans overall. Those of you who know nothing about racing or formula one etc, you may just click some pics here n there, but may not enjoy that well.

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