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Rhythm! Discovery Center

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Gotta Go!

Brought my children and they loved being able to play the instruments. The flow and set-up of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Always excellent

While I do admit that it can get boring if you visit often, it's always great fun to go. It's like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Rhythm! Discovery Center is the world's foremost interactive drum and percussion museum providing innovative programs; interactive, standards-based educational exhibits and artist performances. Drawing upon cultures from around the world, the...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-275-9030
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All reviews percussion instruments sound proof rooms drum circle panera bread music lovers all ages music history great place for kids great displays kids will love self guided tour first hand favorite part two hours a lot of fun couple hours kids and adults
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brought my children and they loved being able to play the instruments. The flow and set-up of the center and the prices of souvenirs were great as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kimnettas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I do admit that it can get boring if you visit often, it's always great fun to go. It's like any other museum: If you've seen it once, you've seen it enough. The best part, though, is the instrumental sections where you can actually...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nateroe
Reviewed 6 December 2018

I love that we have this creative center available. I had no idea it was even downtown and I have lived here for 15 years. It wasn't until I was invited to a toddler birthday party, that I had the privilege to experience it. My...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank sonalshethzawahri
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Have you ever wanted to play drums? Then here's the place for you! You can play in a soundproof room, so no matter how bad you are, no one will ever know! It's not easy to find it, so remember to look for Panera Bread,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BuckeyeAdventures
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We stopped here just a few hours before closing time, but found that we had plenty of time to enjoy this wonderful place. There was plenty of music history, world instruments, and of course tons of hands-on fun. We are both adults and had plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We took our 3 teenage boys here one Sunday afternoon. We practically had the place to ourselves. There are hundreds of musical instruments to play. But my favorite part was the historical pieces from famous musicians (like Rush) and other cultures. I practically had to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Carrieparmenter
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We got to the center kind of late, it was about hour and a half before closing. But wow, it was so much fun. Once we got in, it seemed like time slowed down were were having so much fun. Boys loved banging on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank joshsV1793OY
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This place has great displays of percussion and drums from the early days to contemporary. My grandkids loved being able to bang on things as well.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Larry S
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We got to the discovery center at the end of the day with only about 45 minutes before closing. They gave us a deal for a late entry, and away we went on the self guided tour. All of the staff were awesome there, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amyrA2496KB
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

My 56-year-old self sometimes wonders if I missed my calling as a percussionist, and the Rhythm!Discovery Center gave me the opportunity to give it a try. This place is a lot of fun, with many opportunities to try things first hand. When my husband and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ChampaignSue
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
No free parking, but the garage for the Circle Center Mall has reasonable rates, and is very convenient. The walk from the garage, throught the Circle Center Mall and Arts Garden to the Rhythm Center is all enclosed for any... More