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.
Tues.–Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Closed on Mondays through Feb. 28, 2015 with the exception of Dec. 22 and 29, 2014, Jan. 19 and Feb. 16, 2015.
- Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
- Public entry for Terra Cotta Warriors begins at 11:45 a.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends. See times and purchase tickets
- The Museum Store: Mon.–Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
- InfoZone: Fri.–Mon., 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Tues.–Thurs. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Youth under 2: Free
Youth (ages 2–17): $14.50
Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Adult (Ages 18–59): $19.50
Senior (60+): $18.50
Access Pass: $1
Groups of 20 or more, see pricing below.
Terra Cotta Warrior tickets are an additional fee. Learn more
Call 317-334-4000 to purchase a gift admission tickets.
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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
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 Night
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 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.