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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum has something from everyone! From Chihuly Art, to National Geographic, to Dinosaur... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Great children’s activities

We visited this museum in the spring so it was kinda chilly but there was so many sports things to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dani S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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The largest children's museum in the world just got even bigger with the addition of a new 7.5-acre outdoor health and fitness area that encourages activity through multiple sports. The new space, called Riley Children's Health Sports Legends...more
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has something from everyone! From Chihuly Art, to National Geographic, to Dinosaur bones...you could spend 4 days straight here and not get bored. The Sports Legends Experience is by far the coolest exhibit in the nation for young sports fans. Do yourself a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank indyallie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum in the spring so it was kinda chilly but there was so many sports things to do outside. It kept the kids busy and we didn’t even get around to all of it. Then we went inside and expectations were met....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dani S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Theatre in the Museum for an event. But what we did see of the Museum was really amazing. It is a must see place for families.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MIcnear
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited again after 4 years. This has remained equally attractive to kids. Summary : Go early, have your kid(s) enjoy the full day there including the closing parade at 4.45 pm:)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank P H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a 4 yr. old grandson that lives in the area and his parents have a membership to the museum. I visited 8 times last year and never tired of being there. We would stay 2-4 hours and always enjoyed our experience. The new...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kcari
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to take our grandson to see the dinosaurs. He is autistic and he loves dinosaurs. We all had a really fun time!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our grandchildren and had a wonderful time watching the children enjoy themselves. There’s a lot to do and answers to questions. Everyone knows how the little ones question everything. If only adults carried this tribute into adulthood the world would be so much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 28timothyp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our first trip to Indy. The kids museum had plenty to do to keep us entertained for hours. If we were locals we definitely would have bought the annual membership.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nathana5656
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always enjoyed taking my son to this venue. It is informative and entertaining. It is a great place for children as all of the metro should be.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my mother, son and niece. What an interesting place! There was so much to see and the exhibits covered a variety of tastes. We started on the lower level and spent over an hour and a half there. It was fascinating!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Obviously its geared for kids but it has great exhibits for any age. There are a lot of people between 20-30 who go
Jane S
May 4, 2018|
Response from Alia C |
YES - and the zoo!!
March 22, 2018|
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Response from The Children's ... o | Property representative |
Outdoor areas are weather dependent, and as safety is our top priority, rough weather conditions may require rain delays or closure of the outdoor experiences. The indoor areas of the sports experience do remain open if the... More