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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
(317) 334-3322
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Ranked #2 of 84 Attractions in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Traveler Description: Kids won’t want to miss The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.  It’s a hands-on world of discovery, which is the largest of its kind in the world... more »
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Cleveland, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I thought this was a must see for our weekend trip to indianapolis. After reading the reviews I thought it would be entertaining enough to go as a couple without children but I have to say I wouldn't suggest it to anyone else. There isn't a whole lot to see. It's mostly workshops and interactive learning for kids. In my... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

I have been here so many times I can't even count. Best children's museum ever. So much to do for every member of the family.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Let me say our kids love this place, and so do we! What a cool place, large enough where it never seems overcrowded and the exhibits are very cool, even for a 2 and 3 year old to play around. We've been several times now and have seen several different exhibits which is great they switch out. You can also... More

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Toledo, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Hands on fun, visuals for eyes, ears, and very stimulating. My toddler and grade schooler loved it. I liked it, it did not feel like a tedious kiddie thing at all. Arrive early, for this museum takes ALL day to see. Worth the long drive!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a hands on museum with much to interest children 3 to 9 years old. I took my 10 year old granddaughter and she enjoyed it for a couple hours but it was probably our first and last trip there. It is really geared for younger children. Logistics - with a broken foot I was able to get a... More

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

There's a reason multiple sites rate the Indianapolis Children's Museum number one in the country (one even rated it number one in the world!) There's so much to see and DO that you'd better plan to spend the whole day there.

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evansville, in
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Took 7 yr old granddaughter to the prehistoric exhibit last fall. Spent the whole day watching her " discover " many things. A bit pricey but we got our money's worth. Many hand's on chances and shows. All in all a fun day. Be prepared to walk

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San Leandro, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is an incredible five stories of children friendly exhibits. We were there for three hours, and only made it through three and a half of them. We had specifically gone to see the Terra Cotta Warrior exhibit from China, but were also delighted by the Experience Modern China exhibit and the Dinosaurs. Sitting in a... More

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Fishers, Indiana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 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 was going to cost us $52 for 2 of us since we are not members!... More

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Chino Hills, California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
51 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is an amazing museum for adults and children alike. We saw the Terra Cotta Statue exhibit that was traveling from China. An amazing and beautifully interactive exhibit. The museum is manageable for children, but also engaging for adults. Beautiful building both inside and out.

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