Experience the best of Indianapolis with visits to White River Gardens State Park, art and children's museums, the symphony orchestra and Circle Centre Mall.
Connect with animals, plants and people at White River Gardens and the Indianapolis Zoo. The 3.3 acre landmark combines gardening ideas, plant information and inspirational design. Also find green spaces, trails, trees and waterways at the White River Gardens State Park, which includes cultural, educational and recreational attractions and events on its 250 acres. Admire fine art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, one of the ten largest and ten oldest encyclopedic art museums in the United States, or take the children to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the largest children's museum in the world, which is committed to creating extraordinary family learning experiences. Enjoy a live performance of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, one of only 17 full-time orchestras in North America. The symphony plays more than 200 concerts annually. Take the skybridge to Circle Centre Mall, anchored by Nordstrom and Carson Pirie Scott and offering 200 dining, entertainment and shopping venues. More shopping options, including The Fashion Mall at Keystone or Castleton Square Mall, are less than 15 minutes north of the downtown area.