Bier & Building Tours 2022

Grab a beer and explore one of Indianapolis’ most beloved landmarks on Indiana Landmarks’ adults-only tours of the historic Athenaeum.

June 16, July 14, & August 4, 2022

The Athenaeum, 401 E. Michigan Street, Indianapolis
Tours run at 5:30-6:45 p.m. and 6-7:15 p.m., EDT

Grab a beer and explore one of Indianapolis’s most beloved buildings on Indiana Landmarks’ adults-only tours of the historic Athenaeum, built as Das Deutsche Haus in the 1890s as a clubhouse for German immigrants. Sample traditional German fare, participate in fun activities, and see hidden spaces as you learn about this amazing building.

Tickets cost $30/general public, $25/Indiana Landmarks member and are adults 21+ only, with food and beverage (One beverage – a pint of beer or a soft drink – and three pre-selected appetizers) from the Rathskeller Restaurant included. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate dietary preferences.

Indiana Landmarks proudly presents this experience in partnership with the Athenaeum Foundation. Tours last approximately 75 minutes and depart from the entrance to the Rathskeller Restaurant.

Tickets: Tickets must be purchased at least 72 hours in advance using the form below, by visiting, or by contacting Indiana Landmarks at 317-639-4534 or No walk-up ticket accommodations will be made.

Parking: Paid parking is available at metered spots on the street or at the Old National Centre lot at 501 Alabama Street.

Please Note: This experience includes trips up and down sets of stairs. If you need accommodations for a more accessible route, please alert us prior to the tour.


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