Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure

One of Indianapolis’ most popular family holiday traditions returns. Be one of the first to experience the Eiteljorg’s holiday train exhibit, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure. Model trains chug through beautifully recreated landscapes and landmarks of the American West and  downtown Indianapolis. See Monument Circle, Lucas Oil Stadium, the Grand Canyon, Golden Gate Bridge, the Las Vegas strip and so much more. Open until Jan. 14, 2019. New this year: Route 66 and a miniature of the Hilbert Circle Theatre building, home to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Train tables, art-making and other winter activities enhance the Jingle Rails experience. Screenings of the holiday film The Polar Express take place on Dec. 15 and Dec. 21, both at 2 p.m. On Jan. 12 at 10:30 a.m., Native American storyteller Dovie Thomason (Lakota/Plains Apache) will present a family program offering an intertribal sampling of traditional animal stories titled Lessons from the Animal People, in partnership with Storytelling Arts of Indiana.

  November 17, 2018–January 21, 2019
  Every day, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  $15; $12 seniors; $8 ages 5 -17; FREE 4 & under


Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

At the Eiteljorg Museum their goal is to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the American West and the indigenous people of North America. Bring family, friends, or come solo to experience amazing exhibitions, collections, festivals and more!

500 West Washington Street

(317) 636-9378

Facility Address / Phone Amenities
White River State Park Garage 650 West Washington Street Accepts CC Motorcycle Parking Overnight
White River State Park South Lot 801 West Washington Street Accepts CC Bus Parking Overnight
Government Center Washington St. Parking Facility 401 West Washington Street Accepts CC Motorcycle Parking Overnight
Washington & Senate Indoor 325 West Washington Street
Marriott Downtown Garage 350 West Maryland Street Accepts CC Overnight
Government Center Senate Ave. Parking Facility 220 North Senate Avenue Accepts CC Motorcycle Parking Overnight
Capitol Commons Garage 10 South Capitol Avenue Accepts CC Motorcycle Parking Overnight
IUPUI Law School Garage (Lot 90) 530 West New York Street
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center Lot 450 West Ohio Street Accepts CC
PNC Centre/Hyatt Garage 5 South Capitol Avenue Accepts CC Motorcycle Parking Overnight
Attraction Address Phone
Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial Canal Walk
IMAX Theater Indiana State Museum (317) 233-4629
Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites 650 West Washington Street (317) 232-1637
White River State Park 801 West Washington Street (317) 233-2434
Wheel Fun Rentals 801 West Washington Street (317) 767-5072
The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park 801 West Washington Street (317) 231-0000
Segway of Indiana, LLC 801 West Washington Street (317) 253-1910
Victory Field 501 West Maryland Street (317) 269-3542
Indianapolis Indians 501 West Maryland Street (317) 269-3542
Indiana Government Center South 402 West Washington Street
Celebration Plaza & Amphitheater White River State Park (317) 233-2434

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