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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Excellent museum for children, and their adults.

Excellent museum for children, and adults. Seasonal events also like a Christmas slide, down a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bev L
Had our grade-school and younger nieces and nephews in toen

Kids loved it -they spent all day exploring the different floors and had a blast. Thought the 12... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sheilaoc
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The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and touch everything as they explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts through exciting interactive exhibits on five floors. There's also a theater with children's plays and live entertainment.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent museum for children, and adults. Seasonal events also like a Christmas slide, down a whole story, a Halloween haunted house, periodic interesting days like an engineering day, a mummy, exhibits on far-away places, stories, dinosaurs, and an archeological dig. A must-do if you live...More

Thank Bev L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved it -they spent all day exploring the different floors and had a blast. Thought the 12 year old might be too old for it, but no. Great trip!

Thank sheilaoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very convenient free parking; lots of exhibits; also a small library; good dining area; free wifi. The section of space is a must-see.

Thank 990jeenc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going here have new exhibits all the time and you are never to young to learn we love the history and the science

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far, the absolute best children's museum in the country! You will not be disappointed. All ages enjoy the four levels and the slide. The exhibits change often enough so each visit there is something new and exciting.

Thank BobnRobin1997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take my grandchildren as often as I can. Entertaining, interactive, fun and educational. Best way to spend a day

Thank Laerwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has always been and always will be the best children's museum in the country. Always something new always something great for the kids to be involved in and the parents. I've never taken a child no matter how old that did not enjoy their self...More

Thank Triciacrowdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure your kids are easily entertained or young. It's a good place to go a few times but I wouldn't recommend season passes.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Children's museum of Indianapolis. Immediately we were impressed to be greeted by a giant dinosaur climbing up the building and a transformer waited inside. My grandson was hooked! We bought and annual pass and spent a couple of...More

Thank amassey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Young kids, old kids, young at heart and even curmudgeons will have a great time here. We've been throughout our kids lifecycle. LOVE Christmas time. This is a must in Indy.

Thank LivingLifeBarefoot
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larnett82
7 July 2017|
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Response from dragonfly322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do that and I believe the zoo does as well!
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Sarah D
28 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel F | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 3-4 hours. There maybe certain areas that don't interest you or the kids and you can skip those areas.
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mtyyeh
10 April 2017|
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Response from Rachel F | Reviewed this property |
I would think you can, but I would call them before hand and ask. They were very nice and helpful when I called with a few questions. You might also check their website, I know they had free and discount days when I took... More
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