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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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Great place for young children

This is a great place to take young children. Everything is interactive and they have plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beachbum7282
via mobile
Well done!

They do a very good job with their exhibits here. The dinosaurs are well done. I had a problem... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carlkerby
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Morogoro, Tanzania
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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
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+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to take young children. Everything is interactive and they have plenty of room to run. The food quality was questionable but they do allow you to bring in your own food.

Thank Beachbum7282
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They do a very good job with their exhibits here. The dinosaurs are well done. I had a problem with one of the exhibits that was there on a traveling basis, but it's now gone.

Thank carlkerby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time young and old! It was a great way to play and learn. Clean, not too crowded, and kept the children entertained!

Thank Tenliltoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This children's museum is totally hand-on! Ages 2 to 12 will find something that interests them. There are different themes in each area, cultural, occupational, scientific , prehistoric and more. We took 4 children ages 2-9 and they all loved it. Restaurant available,can bring your...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully organized with tons of stuff to do for all ages. We only covered three floors and could have spent a lot longer here. As it was we spent almost four hours with a short break to eat. The kids were enthralled the entire time...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've taken nephews, nieces, great nieces and grandkids here for years. Always loved by everyone! My advice is go early!!!

Thank MrMrsL63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my neices 6 & 10 there was so much to do for both. We spent the day and didn't get to do everything.It's fun and educational all at the same time. The kids keep asking to go back and we will. Well worth...More

Thank freeleafs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Children Museum of Indianaplis is the best I have seen. We have been there several times and our daughter has enjoyed it from age 3 to 12.

Thank JJK456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you really need to visit this place if you have children. the place is huge and a whole day to visit is needed just to have the perfect pace and day. even adults will enjoy the place. there's so many to learn and know. well...More

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our vacation! Our 2 and 10 year olds both had a great time, as they include things for all interests, ages, and abilities. Some things that might be helpful to know -- The parking garage WILL fit large trucks. I...More

Thank HS_hstry_tchr
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Sarah D
How long is the typical visit?
28 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.
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mtyyeh
Are there in and out privileges with admission? Would love to go for the morning and return after nap time without having to pay twice!
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
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CetiKy
Are there any gluten free options close by for lunch?
7 April 2017|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
There are salads available in the food court. I saw many families with lunch boxes in the food court so that may be an option
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