Athenaeum Tour

Presented by Indiana Landmarks and Athenaeum Foundation at The Athenaeum, Indianapolis IN

May 19 2021
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Oct 20 2021
Athenaeum Tour

Explore the evolution of an Indianapolis landmark from a German clubhouse to a hub of modern urban life on guided tours with Indiana Landmarks and the Athenaeum Foundation.

The Athenaeum, built in 1894 and 1898 as Das Deutsche Haus, remains true to the “sound mind in a sound body” ethos of its freethinker German founders. Author Kurt Vonnegut’s architect grandfather’s firm Vonnegut & Bohn designed the German gymnasium and clubhouse, which the author declared his favorite of all of his ancestor’s works. Anxious to preserve their culture, and accustomed to clubs, German-Americans created societies for music, recreation and social activity, political and

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ADMISSION INFO

The tour costs $10 per person age 12 and up; $8 per member of Indiana Landmarks; $5 per child (age 6-11); and is free for children ages 5 and under.

Secure your spot by purchasing tickets in advance via the form below, by visiting athenaeumtour2021.eventbrite.com or by calling Indiana Landmarks, 317-639-4534 or reservations@indianalandmarks.org.

Contact: 317-639-4534

Email: reservations@indianalandmarks.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 20, 2021 at 05:45 pm - 07:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Athenaeum

401 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Google Map of 401 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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