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Rhythm! Discovery Center

110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
+1 317-275-9030
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Unique hands-on musical experience - Children's Museum for percussion!

We got to the discovery center at the end of the day with only about 45 minutes before closing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amyrA2496KB
A lot of fun

My 56-year-old self sometimes wonders if I missed my calling as a percussionist, and the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
ChampaignSue
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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 Center offers a unique, engaging experience to explore the universality of rhythm and percussion and its role in shaping communication, music, art, performance and society. Walking through the visually captivating exhibit rooms and performance venue, guests are invited to fulfill their dreams of being a percussionist.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
Downtown Indianapolis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank amyrA2496KB
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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

Thank ChampaignSue
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A nice visit but a couple hours is more than enough. Some good history of percussion. Very interactive. When it’s busy it can get loud. You have the opportunity to be the drummer of your dreams.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My son had a ball at this place (he is 7). It is a different take on a hands-on museum and I thought it was interesting and unique.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We took our family group of twelve to the Rhythm Discovery Center on our reunion week. The center was interesting and our group composed of folks from age 70 to 3 enjoyed themselves. We participated in a drumming circle and played lots of instruments. However...More

Thank ADolores
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I am a musician so rhythm and percussion are a deep part of my being. I did enjoy understanding what the museum had. I think they did an OK job with explanations but not really a scholar level of text. The cymbal display was interesting...More

Thank ski&brew
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Had an unscheduled afternoon in town and found this on tripadvisor. Did not disappoint! We had a great time learning and playing. Recommend.

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Found this on a website for unique hidden gems of Indianapolis. So glad I took the kids. We had a lot of fun! Right in downtown Indy, great place to add to your to do list for interesting spots to visit and experience.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I took my son and granddaughter here quite by accident. We just stumbled on the place, but had a great time. Who knew that I could play the drums? I did so well that my kids bought me a set for retirement. There is so...More

Thank galongpi
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

If you have ever wanted to pretend to be a drummer for a day, or just like music history in general, this is the place for you! Not only full of great artifacts and visuals, but tons of playable percussion instruments, including a gong and...More

Thank Jonathan H
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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
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