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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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Awesome time

Spent 5 hours there, the kids had a blast. Free parking... Awesome experience. Would do it again... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cnorton700
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So much fun!

We have a membership with the museum which is well worth the money. There is so much to do here... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew P
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent 5 hours there, the kids had a blast. Free parking... Awesome experience. Would do it again. The cafeteria is helpful as it gives people many affordable options.

Thank cnorton700
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have a membership with the museum which is well worth the money. There is so much to do here that you'll struggle to fit it in a single day visit. There are exhibits that rotate frequently and so there always seems like something new...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful children's museum - you could spend more than a day here! Our favorite exhibits were the dinosaurs, the dancing area, and the playscape for younger ones. Even when busy, the museum is still navigable and fun. Café is quick and had a lot...More

1  Thank supapfunk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hands on learning is what this museum offers and a great way to keep the youngsters occupied. If you want to spend a couple of productive hours this place is for you.

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My kids (10 & 13) and I came here because we were told how wonderful it is. I was very hesitant to take my kids for a couple reasons. My 10 year old typically hates museums and anything that requires a lot of walking. I...More

1  Thank Angie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went there with some friends during a weekend trip and what a pleasant surprise! It is labeled children's museum and certainly some of the things are geared to kids but there are lots of exhibits adults will love. Pop culture, music, sports...there's something for...More

Thank brydea
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A museum worthy of all its positive reviews. Big enough to keep adults entertained while providing a real hands on learning experience for the kids. Easy to get to with plenty of parking. A must see!

Thank oltimracer
Reviewed 5 days ago

The kids had a great time here. We spent it with family. I wouldn't go without kids, regardless of other reviews.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our children's museum has been here since I was a child and yet it is always a new experience each time. I went as a child, I took my children and now I will take my grandchildren. It is always fun, always an adventure, and...More

Thank emeraldprincess71
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I took our two grandson and we all had a wonderful time. We got there about 15 minutes before they opened. Then were leaving about 15 minutes before they closed. So we spent about 6 hours and 45 minutes looking around and...More

Thank Blue Jackets Fan
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larnett82
7 July 2017|
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Response from JJK456 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check at the ticket counter before you pay. This is the best children's museum I have seen and we have been to probasbly 20-30 across the US. So if you think you can return a couple of times in a year, go for the... More
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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.
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mtyyeh
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
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