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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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Must Visit for Indy Kids!

School field trip chaperone for 1st graders field trip. LOVE this museum. The dinosaur area is... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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This is a world class children's museum. Best enjoyed by kids twelve and under. If you live in... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
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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
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

School field trip chaperone for 1st graders field trip. LOVE this museum. The dinosaur area is worth the visit alone. For field trips, they have the system down to a science. Our kids loved it and only complaint was that they wished they had more...More

Thank Angie0077
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is a world class children's museum. Best enjoyed by kids twelve and under. If you live in central Indiana and have never taken your kids here, shame on you.

Thank DrJ6
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

My grandbabies came for a visit and since it was raining we went to the children's museum. They had a blast there was plenty to do for all ages of children. We had a great day and made great memories with them.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Children's Museum is a fun, rainy day activity for learning with your children. However, quite a few of the exhibits are starting to show their age and could stand to be updated. If you haven't been, you should still go.

Thank joshostir
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is the perfect place for both children of all ages and adults. There are so many different things to do from infant age and even toddlers. It is a great learning environment and they rotate the different exhibits so it's ever changing. We bought...More

Thank Amby413
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Went to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis with my daughter and granddaughter. There was something for each one of us to enjoy. Weekends are very busy, so be prepared to spend 3 hours or more.

Thank TonopahAz
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is an interactive experience for young and young at heart alike. I love to take grandkids, friends with children. We have extended family that comes from Prague. The Children's Museum is always first on their list of places to go.

Thank 142carolynd
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The Children's Museum is a unique facility as it really caters to kids getting involved with science, history, etc by being so interactive. Rather than you can look but don't dare touch anything, there are numerous exhibits where the kids can get right in there...More

Thank Joannie B
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I am actually a Indianapolis Children's Museum Member. I love it and so do my daughter and husband. The best money spent on membership ever. A must see, so many exhibits and things to do and the staff is always very nice.

Thank Frequent travel... T
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had a wonderful time! Kids enjoyed every minute. Saw the haunted house. Very good for smaller childern. 2 year old really enjoyed herself!

Thank jacquemorris60
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7 July 2017|
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Response from JJK456 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check at the ticket counter before you pay. This is the best children's museum I have seen and we have been to probasbly 20-30 across the US. So if you think you can return a couple of times in a year, go for the... More
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.
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