Children's Museum Of Indianapolis

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  • Address: 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3173344000
  • Ticket Price: 22 USD
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Children Museums, Landmark, Historical Site, Entertainment, Performance, Family And Kids

This is the world’s largest children’s museum and a part of the American Alliance of Museums. The building is marked with 5 floors consisting of exhibit halls. This museum was founded by Mary Stewart Carey in 1925 with the generous help of a number of civic leaders and the present location was chosen in 1946. It is also the 4th oldest such institution in the whole world.

The main exhibits of the museum are-

  • Science Port: China- This place is for young discoverers and scientists to explore the beautiful world of Chinese culture. The best part is that the children get to involve themselves in the host of activities in here. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.
  • Spark of Inspiration- This is a place for young and creative writers. Here they take inspiration from everyday objects and jot down these on the inspiration board to create their new TRANSFORMERS character.
  • Pambassador- This section is dedicated completely to the cute pandas. This is to promote the awareness and importance of pandas in the Chinese culture. Here the ambassador is called as ‘pambassador’ and the children experience a very close encounter with the pandas. 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM.
  • Up Close and Personal- On the Set!-here the children learn how the programs they watch on TV are created by using a variety of techniques. 10:30 AM-10:45 AM, 1 PM-1:15 PM, 3 PM-3:15 PM.
  • Biotech Center:Green Thumbs- This program is attended by families where they learn gardening techniques and also build one small garden each. It is like a small project which they can take back home and the see the plants grow. 10:30 AM-10:50 AM, 11:30 AM-11:50 AM, 1:30 PM-1:50 PM, 2:30 PM-2:50 PM, 3:30 PM-3:50 PM.
  • Dissect a T- Rex- The huge skeleton of a dinosaur is conserved to enable the visitors study the inside of the world’s largest mammal that is now extinct. 11 AM-11:15 AM.
  • Kite to Flight- This is a journey in history for the children where they are shown how the Wright brothers were successful in constructing the 1st aircraft in the world.
  • The other exhibits here include Backlot Game Show challenge, Experiencing Art Together, Up Close and Personal, Ruby’s Story, Secrets of the Lab, Cosmic Canopy, Active Play, Sean and Emma’s Genre Dilemma, Musical Storytelling, Treasures of the Tomb, Paleo Art Exploration, Waterclock, Back to the Moon for good, Take Action, Anne’s Story, One World One Sky, Dishu: Art with Characters, What’s the Buzz, Make Music Together, etc.

Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Travel Tips

  • Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and also carry your child’s swimsuit.
  • Check the official website for the additional event details.

Entrance Ticket Details For Children's Museum Of Indianapolis

  • Youth under 2: Free
  • Youth (ages 2–17): $18.50
  • Senior (60+): $20.50
  • Groups of 20 or more- Youth (ages 2–17): $12.50
  • Adult (Ages 18–59): $16.50
  • Senior (60+): $15.75

Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Hours

  • The Museum Store: Mon–Sun, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • InfoZone-  Fri to Sun from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tues to Thurs from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • First Thursday of every month- Free: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • April 26, 2015—Free admission for El Dia de los Ninos
  • Dec. 24, 2015—Free 10 am–2 pm for Christmas Eve

How to Reach Children's Museum Of Indianapolis

  • Bus numbers 18, 38 and 39 till Meridian Street and 30th Street.
  • Bus numbers 4 and 28 till Illinois street and Private Dr- 3100 N.

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  • Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Address: 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States
  • Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Contact Number: +1-3173344000
  • Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Children's Museum Of Indianapolis Price: 22 USD
  • Best time to visit Children's Museum Of Indianapolis(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Children's Museum Of Indianapolis: 05:00 Hrs
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