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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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The best Children's Museum in the US

Indianapolis is very fortunate to have such a top notch Children's Museum. This museum is one of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sherry C
Kids loved it!

The kids loved every exhibit we went to. The only thing I saw that could be improved on is seating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Veedersburg, 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.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed yesterday

Indianapolis is very fortunate to have such a top notch Children's Museum. This museum is one of the largest with 5 floors of hands-on attractions to keep you coming back for more. There are real dinosaur exhibits and you can watch paleontologists work while visiting....More

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The kids loved every exhibit we went to. The only thing I saw that could be improved on is seating for parents / grandparents in each exhibit. We took our 4 grandchildren and we would have like to have sat down and watched our grandchildren...More

Thank msronnie7
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is truly one of the best places in the world. I remember coming here when I was younger and now I have brought my kids. My daughter is 11 and this is the fourth time we have visited. It's neat to see how the...More

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The activities for kids are such that adults can enjoy them too...brilliant by design. It's spacious enough not to feel crowded and the variety of exhibits keep you coming back, year after year.

Thank janscottlucas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went during our children's fall break. By far the China exhibit was the family favorite. We took a trip on an airplane then visited a "family's" home. This exhibit highlighted what it would be like to visit and live in China. No detail was...More

Thank trlinardo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy ourselves here, except when it's so packed you can't move. Plan according! Tons of fun for the whole family. It's not cheap, but it's good for a full afternoon of entertainment and has a nice food court. Be sure to check out...More

Thank ItsNikolai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is seriously the best place in Indy for kids! Weekday afternoons tend to be a little less crowded.

Thank Sherri E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my grandniece and her parents to this museum and we had a BLAST! Lots of hands-on play stuff for her and enough "adult" stuff for the parents, or the adult with the heart of a child. We spent over 6 hours and only...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just the best. Kids of any age will love it. It is 5 stories tall so you can be there all day and not see everything. There is an Playscape area for kids under 5, and even babies. I like to bring...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently visited the museum for the first time with our 2 young daughters (3 1/2 and 2 years old) as out of towners. The museum was filled with all different themes, some geered toward younger kids and some geered toward older...More

Thank Jenna B
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9 November 2017|
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Response from OICommando | Reviewed this property |
Whoa, very bad of me. Thought I gave it the highest which I never do. I am a volunteer at another zoo/aquarium. This is great in indi. Have to fix. Thanks.
6 July 2017|
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Response from dragonfly322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do that and I believe the zoo does as well!
Sarah D
27 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.