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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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Address: 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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+1 317-334-4000
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and...

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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FAMILY FUN DAY

PACK YOUR SNACK, AND WEAR COMFY SHOES! There is so much to do and so many interactive things for the kids to do. There is so much to see and so many interactive things to do for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

PACK YOUR SNACK, AND WEAR COMFY SHOES! There is so much to do and so many interactive things for the kids to do. There is so much to see and so many interactive things to do for children and those of us young at heart. There are plenty of rest areas and a snack bar type restrurant. It may be... More 

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Thank Donna M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you come to Indy with your family, this is a must see museum... lots to do, very interactive for kids....It will be an all day activity.... The exhibits do change from time to time, and definitely oriented to the children....I would say 3 - 12 years of age... Cost is reasonable to get in for an all day activity...... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't miss one of the best children's museums in the country. You are greeted by the giant water clock and there is always something new to see regardless of how many times you have been there.

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Thank janmonahan
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great family fun. So many different hands on activities for all ages. Best Children's Museum in the nation.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This museum is great. I have a two year old, and he loves visiting the museum. With constantly changing exhibits, there is always something new to see. He loves the dinosaurs and of course the trains. We loved it so much we became members. There are about four levels, so it's alot of walking. Food court for eating.

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Thank Erin L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Spent Sunday at the children's museum. So many things for children. It was $89.50 for two adults and two children. Parking garage was free. Great place for family to visit.

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Thank Dorothy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to share adventure with your children. A MUST SEE for Indianapolis! This place will leave your kids wanting to come back again and again.

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Thank Lisa B
Hobart, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this museum for families. This was a first time here, but definitely not our last time!

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Thank Kendall M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the third time I went. It is so much fun for all ages. Each time I saw new and different things and it makes it fun for the whole family. Ideally it is a two day visit.

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Just left. This place is great for families with young kids. Always rated one of the best in the country, and I agree.

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