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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Holy collection of Batman artifacts! Get on the Batphone and spread the news! More than 3,250 pieces ranging from collector rings to action figures to screen-used props are about to move from their secret Indianapolis Bat Cave to their new home at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Monopoly revealed its new game tokens today and Bucky the T. rex couldn’t be happier. The dino with the massive skull, long tail, and short arms was roaring up a storm at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis when he received the news.

Friday, March 10, 2017

The learning continues and the fun goes through the roof, or should we say the “Big Top” when children and families visit The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis during Spring Break 2017.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Experience Mowgli and his friends like never before in a wild live action production of The Jungle Book at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Top 10
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is proud to be nominated for the USA TODAY / 10Best Readers' Choice award.

The nominees for Best Museum for Families were just announced, and the world’s biggest children’s museum is a finalist competing for a spot in the winners list.

Circus — Starring YOU! Step Right Up and Try Your Skills
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Have you ever thought about running away to join the circus? Now you have a unique opportunity and you don’t even have to pack your suitcase! Circus — Starring YOU! is a colorful, highly interactive exhibit filled with the sights, sounds and even some of the enticing food smells of some of the greatest shows on Earth.

Friday, February 10, 2017

We’re pulling out all the stops for round two—Museum by Moonlight at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is BACK!

Plan Ahead and Save
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Announcing a new pricing structure that offers more affordable options and a wider range of lower-priced days.

STEM Strong
Friday, January 13, 2017

The world’s largest children’s museum will be STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in 2017. The museum recently invested more than $8 million in science-focused exhibits and programs including Beyond Spaceship Earth, (which includes the one-of-a-kind Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater), and the reimagined Dow AgroSciences ScienceWorks. The first exhibit launches visitors into space aboard a recreated International Space Station, allowing them to see what it’s really like to work and live in space.

Record-Breaking Year
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Most visitors, plus most memberships, plus most school visits, add up to a record-breaking year at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Nearly 1.27 million children and their grownups visited in 2016 making it the highest year in attendance without a special exhibit such as King Tut. The only year that exceeded this was 2009 when the museum hosted Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs exhibition and the museum had 1,310,576 visitors that year. 2011 comes in third with 1,271,794 visitors—lagging behind 2016 by 7,000 visitors.