The museum has scheduled website maintenance from June 4 at 5 p.m. through June 6 at 9 a.m. Online purchasing will not be available during that time. You can still purchase over the phone at 317-334-4000, or in person during regular museum hours. Thank you for your patience while we upgrade our system!
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Dinos peeking inThe Facts Behind the Museum
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a nonprofit institution committed to creating extraordinary family learning experiences. Learn more about the 472,900 square-foot facility that houses 11 major galleries.

Reuben WellsHistory of the Museum
From a small house to the world’s biggest and best children’s museum —explore the rich history of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Near North SignsEconomic Impact 2018
As Indiana’s No. 1 non-sports attraction, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is among the top assets of Indiana’s recreation tourism industries. Learn more about how the museum impacts Central Indiana.

Free and Reduced AdmissionFree or Reduced-Cost Programs and Events
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis believes that all children and families— regardless of income—should be able to visit the museum and access its resources. Learn more about our free event programs here.
Educational ProgramsEducational Innovation at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Education is at the core of all programs, exhibits, and initiatives of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. See a few highlights of the museum’s unique and varied educational initiatives.


All Aboard!
Carousel Wishes and Dreams
Dinosphere: Now You’re In Their World®
Fireworks of Glass
Giant Water Clock
Ruth Allison Lilly Theater
Take Me There:® Greece
Corteva Agriscience ScienceWorks
Beyond Spaceship Earth
Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience®
Power of Children: Making a Difference®
National Geographic Treasures of the Earth

Programs & Initiatives

Concept of a Children’s Museum

Neighborhood Outreach/Community Initiatives

The Guild Members Haunt and Help