The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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3000 N. Meridian St., P.O. Box 3000
Indianapolis, IN 46206
317-334-4000
800-820-6214
info@childrensmuseum.org
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Open daily, 10 am-5 pm, March-Labor Day; closed Mondays, Labor Day-Feb.; Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.



Admission:
Admission is $12-$35, prices vary daily. Admission is $5 the first Thursday of each month, 4-8 p.m. Plan ahead and save!

Located just minutes from downtown, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five floors of fun and interactive learning that have the power to transform the lives of children and families across the arts, world cultures, sciences, and humanities. For more information about the popular tourist attraction and museum voted number one in the nation by multiple outlets, please visit our website, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and enjoy our photos on Instagram.

  • Explore one of the largest collections of adult and juvenile dinosaur fossils, discover modern Chinese life in Take Me There: China,
  • see Dale Chihuly’s 43-foot-tall Fireworks of Glass sculpture featuring over 3,200 stunning pieces of brilliant blown glass.
  • Examine the lives of three 20th-century children (Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, Ryan White) who changed the world in The Power Of Children.
  • Visit a gallery that pays tribute to the men and women who helped make space exploration possible in Beyond Spaceship Earth. It includes a recreation of portions of the inside of the International Space Station (ISS); a one-of-a-kind, immersive space object experience called the Schaefer Planetarium & Space Object Theater; and an Astronaut Wall of Fame, which highlights astronauts with ties to Indiana.
  • Visit with real archaeologists in National Geographic Treasures of the Earth, which examines treasures uncovered from various parts of the world including a real shipwreck in the Caribbean.

Photo opportunities include the 16-foot-tall movie prop Bumblebee, from the first Transformers movie, North America’s largest water clock, and a historic working carousel.




EVENTS

DANCE!

October 23, 2017-April 30, 2018

Circus - Starring YOU!

October 23-November 26, 2017

Children's Museum Guild's Haunted House - Wicked Woods

October 24-31, 2017

Black Hat Dash

October 28, 2017

Friendly Feast with the Witches - Lunch

October 29, 2017

Countdown to Noon

December 31, 2017

Museum by Moonlight

February 10, 2018


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