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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 place to visit

I loved the children's museum as a kid, and now I love to take my kid. Our favorites are the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Jessica M
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Great time ...

It was super fun ... Took the kids for the Doc Mcstuffin and they love everything about it... Can't... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Yanet C
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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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“all ages” (584 reviews)
“hot wheels” (105 reviews)
“china exhibit” (62 reviews)
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I loved the children's museum as a kid, and now I love to take my kid. Our favorites are the dinosaur exhibit and the carousel. We also enjoy the visiting exhibits. We have a membership so we try to go at least once a month....More

Thank Jessica M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It was super fun ... Took the kids for the Doc Mcstuffin and they love everything about it... Can't wait for Halloween time

Thank Yanet C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

A must see stop for a visit to Indy! Be sure to plan enough time, you can not visit it all in just a few hours. Take your time and play!

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It has 3 levels of different attractions. It has a great dinosaur exhibit when you first walk in. It also has an Egyptian and train exhibit. A fun house and kids pretend area(ice cream shop, house, tree house) along with a carousel. The space planetarium...More

Thank Jackie V
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The cost was more than I had experienced from other children's museums but I quickly learned why. I took 3 of my nephews to this museum, twins age 12 and another age 10. I thought there would not be much the 12 year olds would...More

Thank DawnB505
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Children's Museum in Indianapolis is great. So many things to do and several alternating exhibits, too. The slide at Christmas time is awesome, but actually, the entire museum offers so much to do and experience and learn. My kids always enjoyed our time there,...More

Thank Janice M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The museum hosts many options for all ages and is very handicap accessible. They offer a wide range of exhibits, our 6 year old's favorites were the dinosaur and train exhibits. My husband and I love the glass tower that is in the big central...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a grandparent with eight and ten year old grandsons you are always looking for something to do on hot and humid, rainy or other bad weather days. You need something that holds their interest and allows them to burn off excess energy. The Children's...More

Thank Terry T
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I cannot begin to describe how wonderful our times spent here always are. Incredibly educational and fun for all ages.

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great family place to visit, our kids had a blast and everyone was so kind and patient. The kids loved all the interactive stations and they didn't even realize they were learning. They had a great selection of food, it was good too and the...More

Thank Patricia C
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Shane S
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
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Marla M
21 March 2018|
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Response from The Children's ... o | Property representative |
If you have misplaced your membership card, call us at 317-334-4000 to have a new card sent to you or stop by our Member Services desk to have a temporary card printed for you for the day. If you have lost your donor-level... More
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The museum does not offer any promotional discounts or coupons. Instead, we offer Plan-Ahead Pricing. This is a dynamic pricing model that allows families to secure a cheaper ticket price when they purchase their tickets... More
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