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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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Address: 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
Phone Number: (317) 334-3322
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and...
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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WONDERFUL exhibits to keep the entire family entertained! We have been here many times during our visits to Indy and this museum never gets old!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

WONDERFUL exhibits to keep the entire family entertained! We have been here many times during our visits to Indy and this museum never gets old!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It's expensive, but you definitely get what you pay for: 5 full floors of fun! The bottom floor has a great dinosaur exhibit and the kiddos loved the playscape on the 3rd floor.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This place is huge. We spent a couple of hours here on two days. The price is not cheap but it was a great indoor option on hot days! My girls enjoyed the China exhibit and the woman teaching writing in there was amazing. We also loved the experiment in the science lab. My 7 year old extracted DNA from... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There is something for everyone here. I visited as a child and now I bring my son every time we visit Indianapolis. My son is now five and with our most recent visit last week we spent most of the day visiting the different areas and having a great time. We love the special exhibits like Transformers, Avatar, etc. we... More 

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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have found memories of visiting with our kids growing up when we lived in Indianapolis. We now live in Arizona so this is a "Must Stop" when we return with our grandkids to visit family in Indiana. The exhibits change so check the website for daily activities -- or just stop by to see what is happening.

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Benton, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great place for children and adults! Lots to see and lots to learn about. Make sure to get your free tickets for the planetarium shows! You will want to make sure to have time to do all of the hands on fun! The dinosphere is AMAZING! Lots of really good stuff to see and lots of learning can be done... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Fabulous museum with broad appeal to a variety of interests and ages! So many interactive features for children. We especially enjoyed the China and glass exhibits, and the Dinosphere. The Power of Children was powerful and moving. Besides showcasing Ruby Bridges, Anne Frank, and Ryan White, there were opportunities for visiting children to explore choices they might make to positively... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Power of Children: Making a Difference exhibit is powerful, educational and inspirational for both children and adults alike! Something I'd highly recommend.

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Arden, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome time at the Children's Museum. We had so much fun that we stayed until closing time. There was so much to see and do. A definite must-see in Indianapolis.

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Centerville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

While on vacation in Indianapolis we went to the children's museum. It's really big and has all kinds of interesting things to see. Some of its cool and some is educational a good mix. I really liked the enormous water clock. It fills up with water and dumps it out. I timed it with my watch and it's very accurate.... More 

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Additional Information about Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Address: 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
Phone Number: (317) 334-3322
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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