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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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Lots of exploring

Had lots to do, soemthing for everyone. I had a 9 month old, 2 year old, 6 year old and 9 year old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
OK But Wonder Lab is Better

Wonder Lab in Bloomington, IN is only a fraction of the size, but it is much more "hands on" and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Butch B
Indianapolis, 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
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had lots to do, soemthing for everyone. I had a 9 month old, 2 year old, 6 year old and 9 year old and there was something for everyone. For the breastfeeding momma who prefers more privacy or needs a bit of peace and quiet...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonder Lab in Bloomington, IN is only a fraction of the size, but it is much more "hands on" and, in my opinion, much more interesting. There's nothing really wrong with the Children's Museum, but if I had a choice I would take children to...More

Thank Butch B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Children's Museum is one of my favorite places to visit and has been since I was a child - not because it reminds me of my childhood, but because it continues to deliver! It certainly can't compare with the like of other famous museums...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our expectations were absolutely exceeded. Our 6 year old had a great time with so many interactive exhibits, and the playscapes area was perfect for our 1 year old. The location was easy to get to and parking was free. It looked like bringing your...More

Thank Sahtrump
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I loved this museum, particularly the dinosaurs on the outside they are fantastic! I think young children may be too young to appreciate it fully but there are things for all ages to enjoy. The circus section was brilliant letting us try out the various...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was filled with many activities to do as well as a clean facility. They had 4 floors filled with prehistoric activities and a train exhibit that has many things for children to do. There is also a carousel and a China exhibit that...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What is there not to do here? This is the best bang for value if you have small and mid-age children. I enjoy the year round classics of the fun land with the carousel, my husband doesn't complain, my ten year old finds something, every...More

Thank pppm0705
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up there with Columbus' COSI, the Indy's Children's Museum is outstanding. Kids younger than 10 are the target audience, and highly recommend for fun learning...

Thank gatorchuckie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been members of the museum since 2011 and although we have moved from Indianapolis, continue your membership each year because we love it and while on holiday usually make two to three trips a week while visiting. Plan to spend at least four...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$8.00 for a hot dog....wow. Will pack a lunch from now on. You would think they made enough money from the cost of entry.More

Thank Bob B
The Children's ... o, Manager at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bob, We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed by our Food Court prices. To clarify, a kids hot dog meal is 4.99 (which includes a side and a drink). The $8 option ($7.99) is actually a Chili Cheese Dog with fries. You are free...More

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7 July 2017|
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Response from dragonfly322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do that!
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