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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent as always

This our 3rd year visiting the museum during our annual road trip. Amazing every year!! Our kids... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Amazing Place

This place is so much fun! Definitely the highlight of our Indianapolis trip!! I would highly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The largest children's museum in the world just got even bigger with the addition of a new 7.5-acre outdoor health and fitness area that encourages activity through multiple sports. The new space, called Riley Children's Health Sports Legends...more
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This our 3rd year visiting the museum during our annual road trip. Amazing every year!! Our kids are ages 3 and 5 and we easily spend all day here and still don't see everything. We always have a blast and this year was no exception.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wallandgirl33
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is so much fun! Definitely the highlight of our Indianapolis trip!! I would highly recommend it for families

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best if not the best museums for the entire family. There is something to do for every age. I love the fact you can bring in your own lunch as well as taking advantage of several types of food venders...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank indypam1
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I am biased because I love science and anything to do with creative education. With that being said, this museum is amazing! Great with different exhibits every several months and they alternate which ones are highlighted. This is a great place to visit with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sonalshethzawahri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Children's Museum is exceptional! One day isn't enough to experience it all, but the many levels and exhibits will provide a rich, enjoyable experience for any age in your group. I couldn't have provided a better educational opportunity for our young children than to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jps1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no way to see everything in one day! 4 levels plus outdoors! I think the best thing to do is to find out in advance what exhibitions they currently have and pick only a few. We did Science Works, Super Heroes and Ripley's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BuckeyeAdventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This children's museum is considered the "BEST" in the world and I think that they got it right. There are so many interactive things for children to do.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with some family members with 2 young children ages 3 and 1. Both had a fun time and enjoyed the variety of activities available. The museum has a way of disorienting you once inside, but overall was not too hard to navigate. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nick J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our twin 3 year old boy and girl both absolutely loved their time here. This was actually their second trip (they didn't remember going there when they were 2). But the museum is probably one of the best in the country. Enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GregRaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed from opening to closing and didnt see but 3/4 of it. The outside was amazing and just as cool as the inside. We could have spent the entire time out there. Definetly a must see in Indianapolis. I had 4 kids 6, 8,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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16 May 2018|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Obviously its geared for kids but it has great exhibits for any age. There are a lot of people between 20-30 who go
Jane S
5 May 2018|
Response from Alia C |
YES - and the zoo!!
23 March 2018|
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Response from The Children's ... o | Property representative |
Outdoor areas are weather dependent, and as safety is our top priority, rough weather conditions may require rain delays or closure of the outdoor experiences. The indoor areas of the sports experience do remain open if the... More