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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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Best Children's Museum

This museum is an Indianapolis treasure. It is rated as one of the top in the country. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
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More fun than 1 visit can handle

We were in the area visiting family and decided to go here on Presidents day because of the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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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
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We were in the area visiting family and decided to go here on Presidents day because of the discounted rate for the day. It was packed! Despite the amount of families there we still had a great time. We split into 2 groups (older kids...More

Thank lhacking13
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I'm never dissapointed when I visit this place. Good for whole family but definitely intended for children under 12. Doesn't mean everyone can't have fun.

Thank JulieAnnTravels
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Many facets of interest to pique a child's curiosity from a to z. Even quite engaging to adults. Even the outside of the building inspires creative, imaginative reactions for kids of all ages

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It is well worth the drive and the price. there is lots to see and do and you will learn a lot. Great gift shop. low prices for great stuff.

Thank terresat2015
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Great place for preschoolers but primary children soon get bored. My 7 and 10 year old nieces were bored. Lots of activities for the little ones.

Thank aidlewine
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We LOVE this museum. It's excellent for all ages. There are standard museum items, and several that change every few months. They have a great dinosaur exhibit that's planetarium like, where you can see the sunset and experience storms while viewing dinosaur fossils and casts....More

Thank Leanna K
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Before planning your trip call first to see what days the museum will have bus loads of kids from the schools in house and choose a week day when they are not there. Week ends are also overly crowded. We have gone to the Children's...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

An amazing place to visit! So many attractions for all ages! If you have a little one that likes water then be sure to bring extra clothes. Ninja Turtles are in season now! The dinosaurs are always a big hit as well as the giant...More

Thank Hoosier_helper84
Reviewed 23 March 2016

we visited the children's museum and spent 4-5 hours there, but came back unimpressed. Somewhere we had read that this is supposed to be the best museum for Children's in the world, may be that was not right. Its decent but not the best, and...More

Thank Anuj S
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Sarah D
How long is the typical visit?
28 May 2017|
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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