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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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Not much to do for a pre-schooler

I found my 4 yr old daughter enjoying more at the Chicago Children's museum than here. This one... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Kankana K
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Full of Fun!

Great museum, all kinds of fun stuff for kids to do...and adults with them! I've taken my 3 year... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Shanda S
via mobile
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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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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

I found my 4 yr old daughter enjoying more at the Chicago Children's museum than here. This one does not have much hands on thinks to do, so smaller kids tends to get bored after a while.

Thank Kankana K
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Great museum, all kinds of fun stuff for kids to do...and adults with them! I've taken my 3 year old since she was a baby, and a now almost 8 year old the last couple years. We had a membership, so it's a great year...More

Thank Shanda S
Reviewed 1 July 2016

WOW! . This facility and its exhibits and activities are amazing. I can't imagine a better facility of this type exists anywhere else. Entertaining and informative for kids of all ages. Hours of fun for the family, especially the kids and grandkids.

Thank dewesters
Reviewed 30 June 2016

this museum is phenominal all the time. Been there with grandkids and other family and friends at different times of year and at almost 60, I still love to go there.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The best place to take kids in the Midwest. Action, adventure, and intellectual stimulation create the best environment for children.

Thank Zachary G
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

They say this is the biggest Children's museum in the world and I believe it! Lots of hands on things to do for the kids! Awesome dinosaur area with cool skeletons and fossils. Cool Chinese exhibit and Indy car area. A gigantic dinosaur is seen...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My kids really enjoyed this museum. It was reasonably priced and parking was free. We spent six hours there and could have spent four more. A lot of hands-on activities. As with most museums, food was priced high.

Thank jzak11
Reviewed 29 June 2016

One of the best (if not the best) children's museums around. Awesome exhibits for all ages. They change some exhibits periodically so it never gets old visiting there.

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The staff is so friendly, the place is "Disney clean" the exhibits are so over the top appropriate, and they have a PRE SCHOOL, with a great museum as the classroom. Unbelieveable

Thank M9862UNdenniss
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is impressively well put together with a consistent rotation of interactive exhibits to keep children engaged and wanting to come back. The staff does a great job of maintaining a very light and fun environment for the kids, which adds...More

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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.
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