Explore the Rich History of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway & Auto Racing!
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway® Museum, located five miles northwest of downtown Indianapolis on the grounds of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway®, is recognized as one of the most highly visible museums in the world devoted to automobiles and auto racing. In 1987, the Speedway grounds were honored with the designation of National Historic Landmark.
- Adults $10
- Youth (6-15) $5
- Children (5 and under) FREE
The Museum is located on the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Entrance into the grounds generally is free of charge. However, during race events the Speedway charges an admission fee or requires a ticket to get onto the grounds. This general admission fee or ticket price does not include admission to the Museum.
HOURS & CONTACT INFORMATION
The Hall of Fame Museum is open every day of the year except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET) March – October.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (ET) November – February.
For more information, contact the Museum welcome desk at (317) 492-6784.
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
The Museum is located inside the track between turns 1 and 2. The entrance to the museum is located at the Main Gate (which is also referred to as Gate 2) on the north side of 16th Street, just to the east of the intersection of Polco and 16th Streets. This is marked by a large, white “Hall of Fame Museum Entrance” sign suspended about 15 feet above the street on the west side of the entrance. Please note: If you are entering the address in GPS, you should use: 4790 W. 16th Street, Speedway, IN, 46224
Parking is available at the Museum and is free of charge during days that the track is not in use for a race or other public event. During races and certain other events, Museum guests may need to park outside of the track and walk in.
To set the stage for a visit to the Speedway and the Hall of Fame Museum, the Museum offers a 20-minute overview of the track and racing history in Indianapolis in the Tony Hulman Theatre. The video runs throughout the day.
The Hall of Fame Museum strives to make its buildings, collections, programs, and services accessible to all visitors. Companions or aides of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Our services include:
- Free, accessible parking to the south and west of the Museum building, with appropriate curb cuts and ramps to facilitate entry into the building.
- Two of our tour buses are wheelchair accessible. We have a limited number of manual wheelchairs available free of charge for our guests.
- The Museum elevator is ADA compliant.
- Our theatre has space for several wheel chairs and is ADA compliant.
- Our bathrooms are ADA compliant. We have accessible drinking fountains.
- We welcome service animals.
- Our Museum Hosts can lead guests with severe vision impairments through a special touch tour of select vehicles in our collection.
- For our guests with hearing impairments, we have printed texts of the narration of our 20-minute history video and the narration of our bus tours of the track.
- We are working on expanding the printed narrative coverage of our grounds tour and over time will be expanding the languages offered of our narrations.
- American Sign Language interpretation is available upon request with a minimum 48 hours’ notice.