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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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Always something new to see

I have been going to this museum since I was a child. I then took my daughter and my nieces and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
leighlaura2000
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Amazing place for children or adults!!

This is a wodnerfu place for children and will not bore the adults. There is something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
monishp700
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been going to this museum since I was a child. I then took my daughter and my nieces and nephews. Now I still go without any little ones! This incredible museum is always adding new exhibits and expanding your experience. It is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank leighlaura2000
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wodnerfu place for children and will not bore the adults. There is something for everyone here! The exhibits can be enjoyed by all ages and there are so many things to do! Also, they have great after hours events. We are President's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank monishp700
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoy going to the children's museum. it's always good fun, and has new things to experience. And on certain days they offer free admission..which is very nice

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank flaceymarie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Family fun especially oriented to younger children with much for them to do.Sports complex just opened and covered all activities for all ages, exciting and doable. With four floors, there is something for everyone-- from history to science, archeology family and famous.Outstanding exhibits #1 dinosours.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nickmac207
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went specifically for the Star Trek exhibit which was awesome. Well worth the two hour drive. If we lived nearby and had kids the right age we would have a family membership. The place is lots of fun, but very crowded and noisy on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dalyman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great time wonderful place to take your kids.Big and clean.Staff is always very nice & friendly as well as helpful.Many different exhibits with stuff to keep all ages interested.They sell food and drinks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harp16317
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been to the Children's Museum in years, but when I head they were getting a new Star Trek exhibit I knew we had to go as soon as it opened. I learned it's better to buy tickets in advance on the website as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Scenic760259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were wowed with the first view of the museum. The dinosaurs in front of the building captured the delight of our kids, ages 3 and 5. There was ample parking and the skywalk from the garage made it easy to enter the museum. There...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great event....well worth the ticket cost. Food, cocktails, and no kids! Silent disco was amazing. A perfect night at the museum.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lisalisa46410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I were visiting Indianapolis and heard lots of great things about the children's museum. I heard booking in advance for tickets are cheaper then buying the day of so, I booked it in advance. We went on a Friday and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Charlotte272
1 March 2019|
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Response from BuckeyeGal54 | Reviewed this property |
We have been to the Children's Museum twice. On neither occasion did we stay near the Museum. On one trip we stayed close to the Art Museum, and the second trip was a day trip from Louisville. Sorry, I can't be more help. I... More
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Tina B
25 February 2019|
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Response from mws261 | Reviewed this property |
I've never had a problem, but call and ask to be sure.
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20 January 2019|
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Response from Trips4teens | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion this place is not worth it for teens. Instead I would see a show at the Irt instead which is nearby
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