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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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Absolutely amazing and huge!

This is one of the biggest children's museums that I have ever been to from my travels. There is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The largest children's museum in the world and one of the best museums. This museum always has the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 yesterday

This is one of the biggest children's museums that I have ever been to from my travels. There is plenty of parking. The food in the restaurant area is great. All is highly organized and efficient.

Thank D S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The largest children's museum in the world and one of the best museums. This museum always has the best and most unique exhibits. One of my favorite things to do is visit this museum.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our family's second visit to this museum and we were just as impressed this time. We came as year during the Christmas season and the museum is so cool. It is GINORMOUS, so plan to spend all day. We arrived at opening time...More

Thank britny p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very clean, love the robot exibihit and learning about space. Great experience for all age groups. Beautiful glass work display and the clock. Food and extras are costly so bring enough money or pack a lunch.

Thank Vicki F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has so many wonderful exhibits and our kids LOVE going here. They change exhibits rather frequently yet keep some solid ones. Great events. Only pretty big draw back for parents of young kids... if you’ve been to the Chicago children’s museum you know...More

Thank snydma01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend paying the entry fee and going on a non free day. We had fun but would have enjoyed our time more if it weren't as crowded. A must see in Indianapolis

Thank Kristie Lynn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with expectations of being bored as adults but this museum is huge and interesting. Our 5 year old never wanted to leave the water table on the top floor. I LOVED the Chihuly display! We didn't get to explore the entire place as...More

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great experience for my kids AND myself. My son 7 and my daughter 6 didn't want to leave. Will definitely be going again.

Thank Xveteran87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our two grandsons to the museum. The place is huge with many different things to see. Kids of all ages can enjoy it. We ate lunch while there. As with most places like this, the food is just ok and very expensive. It...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two year old had so much fun in the winter wonderland and playscape. As parents, we also enjoyed the circuses and China exhibition. Minus one star for the poor quality of cafeteria food.

Thank Alessa Y
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9 November 2017|
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Response from OICommando | Reviewed this property |
Whoa, very bad of me. Thought I gave it the highest which I never do. I am a volunteer at another zoo/aquarium. This is great in indi. Have to fix. Thanks.
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!
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.