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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis

Categories: Children’s Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 2,600+ reviews on the web
With five floors and more than 120,000 items, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the world's largest children's museum. Adults and children can enjoy exploring American culture, international cultures, and natural science. Discover retro Barbie dolls; an Indonesian puppet's samurai suit of armor; and Bucky, the teenage T. Rex. Information is presented in a way that is easily accessible to children, with lots of interactive activities. Older children may want to visit the emotional exhibit about three extraordinary children: Anne Frank, Ryan White, and Ruby Bridges. To visit The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and get the most from your holiday in Indianapolis, create itinerary details personal to you using our Indianapolis vacation builder.
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  • Taken my son there many times and still a great day spent together. The museum is awesome putting learning and fun together. Just right for an active boy with activities that let parents participate a...  read more »
  • We live in St. Louis where we have a great children's museum and science center. So, I was interested to check out the worlds "biggest and best" children's museum. It was pretty fantastic. The entranc...  read more »
  • We have 3 kids under 5 and have been to a many children's museums. This was one of the top! We went during fall break and the museum was fairly crowded. Even so it was not overwhelming with me being a...  read more »
  • I've been coming the The Children's Museum since I was a child. I still love it now! There's something magical in that place that makes me feel amazing and limitless all over again. It sparks my love of science and magic. The staff is always delightful, the exhibits are always changing and growing. The Museum is flourishing. I would definitely bring your kids here or even just come yourself if you don't have children. It's always a delight. If you're a local, a pass is definitely a good idea. It makes up for itself in about three trips and it supports a great local business.
  • Amazingly vast and very well maintained. Worth the drive of over one hour when I see the expressions on my kid's face. Have interactive learn and play areas for all age groups, the kids are definitely not ever gonna get bored in here. Also love the rotating exhibits which gives this place a fresh feel everytime. The membership is very well worth it.
  • I went here to see the Liberty Bell 7 exhibit. The presentation of it was not exactly what I expected, there is an actor involved giving a presentation as though he was part of the Mercury space program. The presentation was good and interesting but the room that it is in is small making getting good pictures a little difficult. I took my 13 year old with me, this place seems geared to a younger crowd if you have someone under 10 they are going to love it. Lots of activities and interactive things for them to do.
  • MIND BLOWING AWESOME MUSEUM! I must see if you are in Indy, with or without kids! We were a small group of adults and had a blast. The dino section was by far the best and my favorite, but of course I'm a huge fan of dinosaurs! It held up to all the hype on it and more.
  • We had heard this is one of the largest Children's Museums in the county. After our first visit, we joined as yearly members and have been back at least four times in the last year. There is so much to see and do here. They are constantly adding and changing the exhibits so it's never the same. Well worth you time and money spent for the family. Great place, well designed and easy to navigate.
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