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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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Overwelming

Took our 2yo twins and 5yo on a Sat. Wow was it extremely busy. They were a little young for some... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Jason W
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Great museum

Whenever we are in Indy, I try to convince my family to go to the musem. I never get tired of this... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Steve E
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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)
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“china exhibit” (62 reviews)
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Took our 2yo twins and 5yo on a Sat. Wow was it extremely busy. They were a little young for some of the exhibits but we made the best of it. The sensory area for young kids was great. Climbing rope structure, music area, water...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Whenever we are in Indy, I try to convince my family to go to the musem. I never get tired of this place and you never know what you are going to see and experience with every visit. We got to see the Chinese Tericotta...More

Thank Steve E
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have taken my grandchildren to this museum several times and each time it's like a new adventure. They have something for everyone. Best children's museum I've been to!

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old daughter there and she had a blast. We had to pull her off almost every exhibit because otherwise we d never would make it to see everything. The exhibits are made with extreme love of detail and everything was...More

Thank Andrea E
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a great museum for kids! When we went, the science area on the upper floor was closed for renovation, and my daughter hasn't stopped asking since when we can go back (it's her favorite area). It's open now (September 2016), and a trip...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great for children of all ages. The exhibits include elements which even the grandparents love. It is too much for one day. Start on the top floor with the Carousel and work your way down. If at all possible, pack a lunch and bring it...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went for the opening of the Doc McStuffins exhibit. Although the exhibit was a mess (lots of kids, lots of little things for them to grab and throw everywhere) my daughter had a lot of fun. She liked the Hotwheels and trains exhibit more...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

this was awesome - our daughter has been here 3 times and likes it more everytime - she is almost 5 and now she gets a grip of things much better than she used to. There was a Doc McStuffins and a Space expo that...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We could have spent a much longer time in the Doc Mcstuffins exhibit. Our 2 & 3 year old granddaughters loved it.clean and well staffed.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is 4 floors of pure fun! They have so many activities and areas for children to explore that it is truly amazing. My kids (5 and 7) had a blast. It is important to plan on spending a whole day here. We started on...More

Thank Don H
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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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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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