INDIANAPOLIS BRANCH

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch, located in Indianapolis, is responsible for maintaining and promoting all aspects of the rich heritage of Allison, which became part of Rolls-Royce in 1995.

Collection and Exhibits

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located in downtown Indianapolis. It includes an extensive collection of aircraft engines made by Rolls-Royce and USA predecessor Allison Engine Company.

INDIANAPOLIS BRANCH

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch, located in Indianapolis, is responsible for maintaining and promoting all aspects of the rich heritage of Allison, which became part of Rolls-Royce in 1995.

Collection and Exhibits

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located in downtown Indianapolis. It includes an extensive collection of aircraft engines made by Rolls-Royce and USA predecessor Allison Engine Company.

INDIANAPOLIS BRANCH

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch, located in Indianapolis, is responsible for maintaining and promoting all aspects of the rich heritage of Allison, which became part of Rolls-Royce in 1995.

Collection and Exhibits

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located in downtown Indianapolis. It includes an extensive collection of aircraft engines made by Rolls-Royce and USA predecessor Allison Engine Company.

The collection contains a range of engines;

  • V-12 Liberty, to WWII V1710, W3420 – the largest liquid cooled engine to fly
  • J33, J35, J71
  • Viper turbojets
  • Spey
  • TF-41 Turbofans
  • Dart,
  • T40,T56
  • AE 2100 Turboprops, T56 in a full nacell
  • automotive gas turbines
  • Pegasus and XJ-99 VTOL engines, the
  • Joint Strike Fighter LiftFan
  • Concorde Olympus
  • AE 1107 turboshaft
  • AE 3007 Civil turbofan
  • Minuteman II rocket motor case and Apollo Lunar Lander fuel tank and a very broad collection of large scale models associated with each engine.

Archives are maintained and are accessible on request to researchers and collectors. Over 16,000 detailed photographs are maintained in the historic archive collection.

The collection contains a range of engines;

  • V-12 Liberty, to WWII V1710, W3420 – the largest liquid cooled engine to fly
  • J33, J35, J71
  • Viper turbojets
  • Spey
  • TF-41 Turbofans
  • Dart,
  • T40,T56
  • AE 2100 Turboprops, T56 in a full nacell
  • automotive gas turbines
  • Pegasus and XJ-99 VTOL engines, the
  • Joint Strike Fighter LiftFan
  • Concorde Olympus
  • AE 1107 turboshaft
  • AE 3007 Civil turbofan
  • Minuteman II rocket motor case and Apollo Lunar Lander fuel tank and a very broad collection of large scale models associated with each engine.

Archives are maintained and are accessible on request to researchers and collectors. Over 16,000 detailed photographs are maintained in the historic archive collection.

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Meetings, Lectures and Visits

Meetings, Lectures and Visits

Meetings are held periodically in the Indianapolis area and typically feature a speaker on a relevant topic. When appropriate, meetings are held jointly with the Indiana Sections of various professional engineering societies (AIAA, SWE, NSBE, HSPE, etc). Guests and visitors are welcome.

Visits

The James A. Allison Exhibition is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For private groups wishing to schedule a tour, please contact HeritageIndy@rolls-royce.com

We occasionally have events that require the museum to be closed. Please call Paula Meyers (317-230-6516) to confirm the museum will be open during your visit.

Public parking is available in the parking lot located directly east of the Rolls-Royce Meridian Center (please note this is not a Rolls-Royce lot and a fee may be charged) or paid meters are located along South, Illinois, and South Meridian streets.

CONTACTS

President
Phil Cagle

Vice President
Rod Vogel

Treasurer
Larry LeVan

Secretary
Dan Jensen

Archivist
John Leonard

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located at:
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

For general inquiries, please e-mail:
HeritageIndy@rolls-royce.com

or write to:
Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

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CONTACTS

President
Phil Cagle

Vice President
Rod Vogel

Treasurer
Larry LeVan

Secretary
Dan Jensen

Archivist
John Leonard

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located at:
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

For general inquiries, please e-mail:
HeritageIndy@rolls-royce.com

or write to:
Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Join Now
Volunteer
Derby Centre - Arial View of Derby City - Bridge and Cathedral
Bristol Centre - Arial View of Bristol River and Bridge
Coventry Centre - Arial View of Coventry City - Cityscape
Indianapolis Centre - View of City - Cityscape
East Kirkbride Centre - Bridge and Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

CONTACTS

President
Phil Cagle

Vice President
Rod Vogel

Treasurer
Larry LeVan

Secretary
Dan Jensen

Archivist
John Leonard

The James A. Allison Exhibition is located at:
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

For general inquiries, please e-mail:
HeritageIndy@rolls-royce.com

or write to:
Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch
450 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Derby Centre - Arial View of Derby City - Bridge and Cathedral
Bristol Centre - Arial View of Bristol River and Bridge
Coventry Centre - Arial View of Coventry City - Cityscape
Indianapolis Centre - View of City - Cityscape
East Kirkbride Centre - Bridge and Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
Join Now
Volunteer