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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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Toddler paradise

We came with our 2.5 year old son and had a blast! Started with dino land and the fossils and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ryan C
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Springfield, Missouri
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Not a children's museum!

This is NOT a Children's museum. It's a History&Culture / Natural history / Science and Sport... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MomfromAZ
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Phoenix, Arizona
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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)
“hot wheels” (105 reviews)
“china exhibit” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
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+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came with our 2.5 year old son and had a blast! Started with dino land and the fossils and worked our way up. Though a lot of the info was geared for a bit older, he still had lots of fun climbing, playing, pushing...More

Thank Ryan C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is NOT a Children's museum. It's a History&Culture / Natural history / Science and Sport museum for adults AND children, not a children's museum! They should change its name into "Science & Sports museum" or something like that. Our girls (8 and 10) were...More

Thank MomfromAZ
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with my friend and her little ones. Her son loves the dinosaurs so much. I haven’t been there in a long time and I even had a good time. I love all of the interactive stuff. I was seriously impressed with the cafeteria...More

Thank Angela L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Children's Museum is so much fun! The dinosaur exhibit is really cool! The new sports area is Awesome!! It's a little packed, but it's what is expected for something that is so much fun!! We loved the Carosaul and the Planetarium!!! Can't wait to...More

Thank ashleyestes96
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 4 year old absolutely loved the museum! And so did I. There's so much to do and see here. Definitely worth the trip from Ohio!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Indy to visit with my kids we had so much fun I can't wait to go back but the parking was a bit muchMore

Thank Carol L
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The Children's ... o, Manager at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Carol, we're disappointed to see that our parking caused you to leave a 2-star review. Our parking is free, and we have ample parking in our garage, which is attached to the museum via a skywalk, and in surface lots. During peak attendance times, like...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice children's museum. It puts Chicago's and Cincinnati's to shame. To see most exhibits, expect to spend about 3+ hours.

Thank Kara C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we drove from Chicago for a weekend stay and were very happy to visit this museum. Our kids, 3 and 6 really enjoyed indoor and outdoor exhibits. We have been to many museums with kids, and I have to say this one is so far...More

Thank Giedre R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fun day trip with my daughter! A great learning experience for her and myself as well as many different attractions and exhibits.

Thank blarmstrong1283
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Biggest and Best in the World - Always Changing! New Riley Sports Legends Experience is fantastic, inclusive and perfect for parents and grandparents to engage with their kids and grandkids!

Thank Armanijeff
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Stephanie M
16 May 2018|
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Response from Doc R | Reviewed this property |
We visited the museum when there were lots of children there because it was a holiday. It was a bit overwhelming. I'd encourage you to go on a day when there might not be as many children there. There were many exhibits... More
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Jane S
5 May 2018|
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YES - and the zoo!!
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Shane S
23 March 2018|
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Response from The Children's ... o | Property representative |
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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