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“Highway Robbery” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Children's Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
(317) 334-3322
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Ranked #2 of 59 Attractions in Indianapolis
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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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.
Indianapolis
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Highway Robbery”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We enjoyed the Children's Museum today as we always have. However, I will never again go on Spring Break and I will never again eat there. Horribly congested.... even frightening in efforts to keep small children in sight. Line for seat in the race car became contentious and no one to ride herd concerning taking turns for the photo opportunity.

Decided to eat lunch there. Despite the young ladies with the poster boards indicating they would find us a table we finally sat on the floor and had 2 pizza slices and 2 small salads 4 waters. 38 dollars....for lunch....will definitely head to Mc Donalds next time for a treat when attending venues in Indianapolis

Visited March 2014
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Erlanger, Kentucky
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“A great time...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We have been to the Children's Museum once before and decided to make a small trip out of it as it had been about four years since our last trip. The price of admission is very low considering the amount of time you will spend in the museum. There were things that kept my two boys (ages 12 and 6) occupied for almost 5 hours. The only issue we had was that we went on a Saturday and the weather was bad, so the place was super busy. Despite this, my children had a blast and we will definitely go again in the future.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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“3rd floor good for young kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We went to Indy for a family weekend getaway and spent a day here. This would be awesome for school trips. For young children though, don't waste time, and just go to the 3rd floor. Totally worth the trip!

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Bloomington, Indiana
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“Tons of Fun!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My boss bought us a year membership for Christmas last year and she got her monies worth. We probly went once a month for the year. They always have new attractions and fun stuff for all ages. The best part you can bring your own lunch and save about $50.

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Fenton
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“easily the best Children's Museum ever.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was a last-minute decision to go here, and I could not have been more pleased. For a ridiculously low price of $68 for a family of 4, 6 hours later we hadn't even made it through the entire museum. Unlike many Children's Museums, this had actual artifacts and fossils, many quite rare. I am only sorry that we don't live closer or I would have gotten an annual membership (which we never do!) because of how many things there are to do here. The hands-on educational sessions were fantastic. Only disappointed they're not open longer than 10-5!!

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