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Hours and Admission

Explore the world’s biggest and best children’s museum! This is a place where you’ll make discoveries, spark your creativity, be transported to other times and places, get your hands in sand and water, climb and jump . . . and have a ball doing it all. Start planning the adventure of a lifetime today.

Outside of Museum

Current Hours

Mon.–Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays Sept. 8, 2014–Feb. 28, 2015 with the exception of Dec. 22 and 29, 2014.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Plan Your Family’s Day

Admission

Youth under 2: Free
Youth (ages 2–17): $14.50
Adult (Ages 18–59): $19.50
Senior (60+): $18.50
Access Pass: $1
Groups of 20 or more, see pricing below.

Buy Tickets

 Call 317-334-4000 to purchase a gift admission tickets.

MembershipMembership

Let the unlimited adventures begin! Save hundreds of dollars with all kinds of perks, like:
Free admission for a full year
Unlimited free carousel rides
Exclusive members-only hours
Advance tickets to shows
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Free and Reduced Admission

 

Free and Reduced Admission

The Children’s Museum is proud to make family learning available to more Indiana families through free or reduced admission days and reduced admission programs like Access Pass.

First Thursday of every month—Free 4–8 p.m. for Target Free Family Nights
April 27, 2014—Free all day for El Día de Los Niños
Dec. 24, 2014—Free 10 a.m.–2 p.m. for Christmas Eve
Jan. 19, 2015—Free all day for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 16, 2015—Reduced admission for Presidents' Day

 

Invite a GroupInvite a Group

Groups of 20 or more qualify for reduced admission to the museum. Advance reservations are required at least two weeks before your visit date.

Youth (ages 2–17): $11.50
Adult (Ages 18–59): $15.50
Senior (60+): $14.75

Terra Cotta Warrior Rates
Includes admission to the museum and to China's Terra Cotta Warriors: The Emperor's Painted Army.
Youth (ages 2–17): $15.50
Adult (Ages 18–59): $21.50
Senior (60+): $19.50

A limited number of group reservations are available each day so we recommend scheduling at least one month in advance. Unregistered walk-in groups will be charged full price at the museum Box Office. One chaperone is required for every 10 youth.