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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Opens in 8 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful Museum for Kids

Went here with some family members with 2 young children ages 3 and 1. Both had a fun time and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nick J
Kids paradise!

Our twin 3 year old boy and girl both absolutely loved their time here. This was actually their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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The largest children's museum in the world just got even bigger with the addition of a new 7.5-acre outdoor health and fitness area that encourages activity through multiple sports. The new space, called Riley Children's Health Sports Legends...more
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 February 2005

We drove five hours to visit the Indianapolis Children's Museum - and plan on doing it again this summer! The exhibits were all very clean, interesting and up to date. Everyone in the family enjoyed the trip. The exhibits were informative enough to keep an...More

42  Thank Lavaford
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We are well aware of the CMI reputation for being world class and it no doubt serves the community well overall. However, we went there this past Sunday, hoping to see the special exhibit of the Terra Cotta Warriors. Wow, were we shocked that it...More

8  Thank hellmbeck
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here with some family members with 2 young children ages 3 and 1. Both had a fun time and enjoyed the variety of activities available. The museum has a way of disorienting you once inside, but overall was not too hard to navigate. This...More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our twin 3 year old boy and girl both absolutely loved their time here. This was actually their second trip (they didn't remember going there when they were 2). But the museum is probably one of the best in the country. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed from opening to closing and didnt see but 3/4 of it. The outside was amazing and just as cool as the inside. We could have spent the entire time out there. Definetly a must see in Indianapolis. I had 4 kids 6, 8,...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Children's Museum is one of my boys and I favorite places to go in Indy . We can spend the whole day there and never get bored . I like it because my two boys have a great time and are learning as they...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have so much to do and see and experience. We took our granddaughter who is only two and she had such a great time. Not tons of stuff for kids that young but she still seemed to really enjoy it. She did the dino...More

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The Children's ... o, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit. You mentioned our price, so I wanted to make sure you know about Plan-Ahead Pricing for future visits. By purchasing tickets in advance of your visit, you will save money, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the top children's museums in the world. It has exhibits, games, and interactive events for all ages. The indoor section is 4-5 floors of exhibits with 4 or 5 exhibits per floor. Some are permanent, while others rotate. We have been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indianapolis can really be proud of their children’s museum. In addition to permanent exhibits they often them traveling exhibits. All the floors have something interesting to offer. Highly recommend place.

Thank Atraveller0511
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a scavenger hunt that took us through with museum. It was wonderful! Many hands on activities and displays that created a fun learning environment for all the kids we saw running around.

Thank ITravelAr0und
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Indy with kids, this is a must-see. Absolutely huge children's museum. So many awesome exhibits. It really is an amazing place.

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome museum never ever disappoints!!! Accessible and very friendly staff. We learned so much and had tons of fun.

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16 May 2018|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Obviously its geared for kids but it has great exhibits for any age. There are a lot of people between 20-30 who go
Jane S
5 May 2018|
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YES - and the zoo!!
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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