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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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Great time

We spent hours here with my teenage daughter. We had a blast seeing everything there. It is a great... read more

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Joshua R
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Visited on Chemistry day

I brought my two homeschooled kids. I called in advance and was told we couldn't participate in... read more

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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.
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  • 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 via mobile

We spent hours here with my teenage daughter. We had a blast seeing everything there. It is a great for little one as well. Will come back again

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I brought my two homeschooled kids. I called in advance and was told we couldn't participate in the special presentation, because we were not a school group and didn't register in advance. I spoke to the concierge and was sent to the theatre. The ushers...More

Thank Happy730
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think it would be hard to give a totally accurate review because we visited on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is free, so it was crazy busy. That parking lot was crazy, the exhibits were crowded and there was a ton of things...More

Thank christinatK7350GJ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have mixed feelings about my visit to the Children’s Museum. The lower floors were very interesting with the different exhibits like the dinosaurs, the Egyptian pyramid exhibit and the like. My issue may seem petty to some but to me and my wife it...More

Thank train5171
Lori B, Manager at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The One World, Many Religions display is a legacy of a temporary exhibit we’re extremely proud of, National Geographic’s Sacred Journeys. In this exhibit we shared the personal journeys of people in every major world religion and many lesser-known religions. The case you’re referring to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kids had great time. They loved the dinosaurs, music room and the water experience. Can't wait for Jolly Days.

Thank BeamersR
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter as a surprise she really enjoyed everything. There was a little something for everyone. I liked the exhibit with the progression of video games. We all had a good time and spent most of the morning there before an Indians game.

1  Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! Such a huge and nice place. So much for the kids to see and do. They can touch everything and the ever changing displays are amazing. We love going there when we go to indy. Kids love it, parents love it. Just great.

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I have visited this museum number of times and have also brought our family and friends here. This is our favorite museum

Thank AnchalLll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took 4 kids ranging from ages 2 to 13. All of us had a good time. Their Dionsphere is awesome and the exhibits change frequently enough that each visit feels like a new adventure.

Thank Erlyreed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The children museum, has a lot to offer, for all ages,including adults , it keeps the younger ones busy for hours, a must see , they also have a lunch court, it is set up beautifully.

Thank Denelda P
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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.