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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Address: 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
Phone Number: (317) 334-3322
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Ranked #1 of 193 things to do in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and touch everything as they...
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Type: Children's museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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 planetarium and a theater with children's plays and live entertainment.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The Children's Museum is for all ages. The exhibits are very informative and enjoyable.There are many "hands on" opportunities for kids.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We spent the entire day here, from open until close and it wasn't enough for my son. He thoroughly enjoyed it! We took in one of the post-holiday showings of A Seussified Christmas Carol which was great. The trains, dinosaurs, snowball fights, slides, all kinds of other great things entertained my son for hours. By far though, the China experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Took our 4 year old twice this week. There is plenty to do for all ages. They have an area specifically set up for children 5 and under with many activities, from climbing to working with their hands. It is easy to spend the day there. A great way to exercise in the winter. Children run around having a blast.

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Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

When we lived in Indy I became a member of the museum and took the kids there often. When we went back in Oct of 2014 we went there to see how it changed. It has grown and is much better. Adults can enjoy the museum also for it is just not for kids.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This place always delivers fun, education and family friendly memories. Get the annual membership and come back often!

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indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

I like the museum but I liked play scape better before they redid it. The space place is awesome! I recommend that

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

My grandchildren have grown up going to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. We visit several times a year using the grandparent membership. It's the biggest and best children's museum in the world. It is worth a trip and plan to spend the whold day. There is something for all ages and is a wonderful family experience.

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Alexandria, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Took the nieces and had a blast.. Both are 6yrs old. Met a friend there and her kid was 3 yrs.. Lots of fun for all ages.. Enough room to get around in a wheel chair also.. The staff was very nice.

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Midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Don't let the name fool you -- the Children's Museum of Indianapolis is a delight for all ages. My husband and I went to view the exhibition of terra cotta warriors from China but stayed to go through many of the other exhibits. We thought the display of model trains (plus an actual train engine) especially fun. Plus, we learned... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It's for kids - thus the name - but most adults can find fun, interesting stuff too. It's worth an afternoon.

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