The Basement Collection tour

The Basement Collection features the rare and rarely seen. Make plans to visit today. Reservations:

The Basement level of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is a repository of rare, priceless, and one-of-a-kind racing and automotive artifacts and vehicles. Including modern-era Indy cars, Indy 500 Pace Cars, winning sports cars, pre-war motorcycles, and Indiana-built automobiles.

Until 2021 only VIPs were granted access to The Basement, but today, you can enjoy an exclusive 30-minute, private tour of the Museum’s collection.

*Reservations strongly suggested. Walk-ins are welcome based on availability.

*Contact the IMS Museum Tour desk at or call 317-492-6784.

*Available 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Eastern time) daily, maximum 6 persons per tour group. All tour guests must be age 16 and older. They are guided by only the most knowledgeable IMS Museum Hosts.

*Sorry, no cameras or phones with cameras are allowed on the tour. No photos, no video permitted.

*Cost: $150 per person.