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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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Amazing experience for all ages

This has been a favorite for our children an now grand child. Lots of hands on learning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
V Jack V
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Holland, Michigan
Great time for kids!

This place has 4 levels of different rooms and things to see. There is a large carousel for kids to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeff618
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Breese, Illinois
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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Reviewed yesterday

This has been a favorite for our children an now grand child. Lots of hands on learning experiences with a great staff.

Thank V Jack V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has 4 levels of different rooms and things to see. There is a large carousel for kids to ride on for an extra charge. Parking is free! Tickets aren’t the cheapest, but it kept our 1.5 year old busy for 3-4 hours. We...More

Thank Jeff618
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to take a short trip over my daughter's fall break. It was well worth the drive. We spent over 5 hours here and if my girls (ages 4 & 5) had been given a choice we would have stayed longer. A lot to...More

Thank wyantmom
Reviewed 4 days ago

I lived in Indy for 10 years before marriage/kids. Had to return for work recently so brought the whole family. I am a nursing mom, so appreciate a dedicated space, but TCM totally nailed it with their space. Its literary everything you would want in...More

Thank SarahBoehm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Chicago and tell all the grandparents to take their grandkids. They are always glad they came.

Thank rhonda1212
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got our family a Children's Museum membership for my son's second birthday. If you live in the Indianapolis area and have young kids, the membership is completely worth it. I'm a stay at home mom, so we regularly go for a morning. My 2...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a teacher, parent, and grandmother, I heartily recommend the Children's Museum! There is something for all age groups, and it offers active-learning, hands/on experiences. Be sure to checkout Playscape for babies and younger children. Science Works will enthrall the older kids. Everyone will enjoy...More

Thank smelmore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very professional and engaging at each of the exhibits we visited. We particularly liked the dinosaur exhibit and the exhibit on dance. Parking is very convenient in the museum's parking ramp. A family can easily spend more than a whole day at...More

Thank djohns_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a favorite place to go since I was a kid myself when the old house next to the current new building over 35 years ago. Go as a family, single or adult couple. Last visited with my wife, her sister husband and...More

Thank rlhamilton79
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
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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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