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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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A Hidden Treasure

We visited the Rhythm Discovery Center almost two years ago and our kids loved it! So when we were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jodi S
via mobile
Educational AND Fun

A great place for kids of all ages. If you are looking for a nice, peaceful visit this is not the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Searcy, Arkansas
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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 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
110 W Washington St Ste A, Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3423
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-275-9030
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Rhythm Discovery Center almost two years ago and our kids loved it! So when we were talking about taking a quick trip before school starts in August, we remembered how much we loved Indianapolis the first time. When we told the kids...More

Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place for kids of all ages. If you are looking for a nice, peaceful visit this is not the place for you. However, if you want to see a lot of people having fun, it's definitely the place to be.

Thank treely2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place for any age or percussion level. Would have liked a few more hands on displays but we happened to be there at a slow time so didn't have to wait. The sound proof rooms are fun with ability to change the sound experience....More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times, and as our kids get older they learn and enjoy it in new ways. There's lots of museum/historical things to learn about the creation and evolution of rhythm instruments for older kids or musicians/ music buffs, and tons of hands...More

Thank Kristen N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Visited on a Saturday morning when a percussion group from a middle school in Kentucky was featured in the performance space. Enjoyed the permanent exhibits, but loved the middle grades performance.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Very cool and well organized museum for all ages. Exhibits intertwine with hands on percussion instruments. It can get noisy when everyone is playing but that is part of the fun! Something different to do during a visit to Indy. Located inside the mall it...More

Thank Ediesacruiser
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

If you love drums and music this is a Must See attraction. How many places do you take the kids and you have to say "don't touch" or "shhhh"? Not here. You and the kids can spend hours playing hundreds of different percussion instruments and...More

Thank Belland93
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A drum "discovery center" and museum soooo cool...and FUN...for people of ANY age with or without an interest in music or rhythm. This is a surprise jewel that is worth choosing over a "name" museum. Not huge, but so fascinating and hands-on that you spend...More

1  Thank cathiwahn
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We wanted a place to spend our afternoon in Indianapolis that our 3 year old and 1 year old would enjoy that wouldn't cost a fortune. The Rhythm! Discover Center fit the bill perfectly. Kids under 5 and under are free and while the the...More

1  Thank JordanL71
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visited Discovery Center for jazz concert. What a treat! As evidenced by large number of parents with kids, this is place is not just for percussion fans. Interesting displays on all types of drums, history of drumming and technology behind the sounds. Fun to see...More

Thank Vincent C
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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