Adult Group Tours

Trained educators lead the tours and engage participants and stimulate discussion. Each tour lasts approximately one hour and can be tailored to meet a variety of interests. The types of Adult Group Tours available are listed below. You can choose one tour or mix and match options to create a day-long adventure.

Types of Adult Group Tours

Specialty Tours

Specialty Tours feature fun and entertaining content and invite guests to look at art in a non-traditional way. IndyBrew Bus, Bachelorette Parties, and Crown Hill Cemetery tours are just a few of our special offerings. Find out more about these tours on our Specialty Tour page.

Focus Tours

Looking for a focused tour which will take your group to several galleries in the museum? These are our Focus Tours.

Gallery Spotlight Tours

Gallery Spotlight Tours provide your group with an in-depth view of a specific gallery in the museum. Learn important details about these works and about their place in art history.

Gardens and Lilly House Tours

Take a tour of Lilly House or a guided tour of our gardens – these tours will take you outside of the galleries to explore our campus.

Interactive Dialog Tours

Interactive Dialog Tours are designed for getting a closer look at our artworks; fewer works are viewed, and guest participation is encouraged.

Special Exhibition Tours

Schedule a tour of our current or upcoming special exhibitions.Special exhibitions are limited-time only exhibitions which may be unique to Newfields or may travel to other museum venues.

Themed Tours

Our Themed Tours are designed around popular tour trends. Each Docent-led tour can be customized to fit the needs of the group. From specific art movements to light-hearted Ladies Night Out! – we’ve got a tour for your group.

Self-Guided Tour

Guests interested in structuring their own exploration of Newfields can schedule a self-guided tour of the galleries, grounds and/or special exhibitions. Self-Guided Adult Group Tours are $12 per person. For an additional fee of only $3 per person, you can add an expert guided tour with one of our docents.


Tour Perks

  • Each docent-led tour can be customized to fit the needs of the group; all attendees receive a coupon for our gift shop.
  • Tour group leaders and bus drivers receive free admission to Newfields.
  • Themed Tours can have an added experience for an additional fee- Just pick a theme and we can customize the rest.
  • For more information please contact Allie Combs at or 317-920-2679.


Motor Coach Tours

  • Any adult tour group touring Newfields Campus during operational hours must submit, over the phone, a credit card number to be held on file or complete and email the Credit Card authorization form within 3 business days or your tour date will be released. If Newfields does not receive payment for the tour within 7 business days after the scheduled tour date, Newfields will charge the credit card on file.
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