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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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Loved this Museum

We are 2 senior citizens who were in Indianapolis & asked several people what we should see while... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
Lilvt
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Burlington, Vermont
Great time!

Came here with my daughter-in-law and two granddaughters. We had a great time! The food is pretty... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
gschoof2015
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LaPorte, Indiana
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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 8 April 2016

We are 2 senior citizens who were in Indianapolis & asked several people what we should see while there. Everyone said "Don't miss The Children's Museum". We decided to go out of curiosity & it was such fun. Even without children, it was an experience...More

Thank Lilvt
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Came here with my daughter-in-law and two granddaughters. We had a great time! The food is pretty expensive, though. I paid $8.00 for a cup of yogurt and a bottle of water! Saw that the crowd dies down after lunch. So, think that would be...More

Thank gschoof2015
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We have been several times and purchased a yearly membership, The museum is always very busy and it can be hard to see/do everything. The exhibits do change from time to time and a schedule can be found on their website.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Its was nice. Kinda misleading based upon pictures of Egyptian tomb( they say you would be transformed to another world. The tomb is basically a large puzzle pieces children can put together. Description were in my option were embellished. Too costly for what you get....More

Thank S S
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

What a great exhibit! My friends traveled to see this historical venue in real life, but I was not able to spend that kind of money! What a treat it was to see the Indianapolis Children's Museum host these painted warriors so I could see...More

Thank jojomaxi
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Potential visitors to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis might be put off by the high admission prices. Remember however, this is the largest children's museum in the world & visitors can spend literally the entire day here. I took my grown step-daughter & her 2...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Something for the entire family! This is the largest children's museum in the world and a must see in Indy. The museum is interactive, so young ones can pound with hammers as they dig in an archeological find and their traveling exhibits are always a...More

Thank FivestarMomma
Reviewed 4 April 2016

As a 20 year old, I went here with a friend, my grandmother and my aunt. We all loved it. Its got some great exhibits, lots of hands on fun, and plenty to do for all ages. We enjoyed being kids again for a day,...More

Thank lily p
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Our boys are 9 and 10 museum was extremely busy so it made it very difficult for them to do any of the interactive activities. They were even ready to leave and we realize that was probably our last visit to a children's museum as...More

Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This was our second trip to the museum. We bough a season pass and came 2 days in a row so we could do most of the attractions. I and my children had a blast. We pretty much covered the entire museum. We were there...More

Thank Lisa Scott C
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Sarah D
How long is the typical visit?
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
Are there in and out privileges with admission? Would love to go for the morning and return after nap time without having to pay twice!
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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CetiKy
Are there any gluten free options close by for lunch?
7 April 2017|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
There are salads available in the food court. I saw many families with lunch boxes in the food court so that may be an option
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