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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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Grandchildren had a blast and so did the grandparents.

Took an 4 and 8 yr olds and they loved it. From the Chocolate slide to the dinosaurs exhibit, they... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Wilda J
Fun for everyone!

Spent most of the day there with my mom and my 8 year old nephew and all of us had a good time! The... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Took an 4 and 8 yr olds and they loved it. From the Chocolate slide to the dinosaurs exhibit, they had so much fun. My husband and I also had a lot of fun, Grandpa even went down the Chocolate slide.

Thank Wilda J
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Spent most of the day there with my mom and my 8 year old nephew and all of us had a good time! The whole experience is really nice. The parking is free, the building looks inviting, and the staff is so friendly! There are...More

Thank sunshinegirl36
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I agree with the reviewer who said it wasn't as good as the hype suggests. I insisted that my family go based on the #1 rating on Trip Advisor, but my 13-year-old son and husband were mostly hot and miserable, despite the 'all ages' description....More

Thank MarleeTravels
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This children's museum is huge. It is not just for kids. I enjoyed it just as much, if not more then my kids did.

Thank babysmama
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We went to the Children's museum with our 10 year old daughter upon arriving in Indianapolis. We only had about 4 hours to go because we were in town for other events and that's all the time we had. Wish we had more time. Our...More

Thank Scalpelguy
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We come here often. We enjoy the exhibits and the variety. The kids love it. They often come weekly and play in different areas. Lately the new exhibits have been a hit.

Thank steph_holz
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This was our 2nd time visiting the museum. The first was almost 3 yrs. ago. Lots of the stuff was the same but we were surprised to see many changes, which was nice. The parking garage is free and very easily accessible by walk way...More

Thank MelindaMC74
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I wish I could give this a rating of "Good" because it was definitely above average but I wouldn't call it "Very Good". We live in Cincinnati so we have about a 1.5 hour drive to the museum. I heard a LOT of good things...More

Thank Beauregard70
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have a family pass and decided to two a few friends for their first time. We had 5 kids ranging in ages 4-13. I loved the new exhibits that were opened but they seem to all be geared to the younger crowd. The 1...More

Thank Krazymomof4
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This museum is an Indianapolis treasure. It is rated as one of the top in the country. Lots of interactive things to keep kids of all ages entertained. The glass sculpture in the middle of the museum is spectacular. I would plan to spend 2-3...More

Thank Kenford1
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Are there in and out privileges with admission? Would love to go for the morning and return after nap time without having to pay twice!
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
Are there any gluten free options close by for lunch?
7 April 2017|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
There are salads available in the food court. I saw many families with lunch boxes in the food court so that may be an option
jordan d
is Good Friday typically busier than a normal day?
13 March 2017|
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Response from The Children's ... o | Property representative |
Jordan, Good Friday is traditionally one of our more highly-attended days, due to it being a holiday weekend. Please note that the museum is closed on Easter Sunday. - Lori