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The Children’s Museum

Explore the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Visit the largest children’s museum in the world—right here in Indy! With tons of great itineraries for adults and kids of all ages, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is Indy’s top family vacation attraction.

Spanning 29 acres, The Indy Children’s Museum features –

  • A 482,950-sq. ft. complex
  • Over 130,000 artifacts and specimens
  • 5 floors of exciting exhibits
  • Outdoor sports experiences
  • Daily shows, programs, and live theatres performances

Indy’s Award-Winning Children’s Museum
USA Today recently voted the Indy Children’s Museum as #1 on the list of 10 best museums for families.

With hands-on learning experiences across the sciences, arts, and humanities, the Indy Children’s Museum also consistently ranks as one of the best in the country by parenting and travel magazines.

Hours of Fun and Adventure
Discover an itinerary for everyone in your family –

  • Toddlers –Little ones can dress up in dinosaur costumes, dig for bones, play with dinosaur models in a Cretaceous landscape, and ride a historic Carousel.
  • Big Kids –Older kids will love the interactive exhibits, live entertainment, and vintage video games. There’s also an authentic 2000 IndyCar show car, and kids can climb inside and imagine themselves on the race track.
  • All Ages –Check out Bumblebee—the 16-foot tall Transformer! Explore sunken treasure, try on conductor or engineer costumes, and catch a space show.

Plus, the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experiences offer a variety of seasonal outdoor itineraries.

Stay Close to The Museum

Located near our hotel, the Indy Children’s Museum is just minutes from downtown.

Address –

300 N Meridian Street

Parking –

Museum parking is free. Visitors can access the parking garage from the left side of Illinois St, just north of 30th St.

Skywalk –

The parking garage is conveniently connected to the museum via Skywalk, so there’s no need to cross the busy intersection on-foot.