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Monday, May 8, 2017

A rich and varied collection of more than 900 works of art (drawings, paintings, works on paper, sculptures of bronze and stone) related to sport has just been given to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The National Art Museum of Sport (NAMOS) will now reside permanently in the Efroymson Pavilion of the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis with approximately 100 pieces shown at any given time starting in March 2018.

Friday, May 5, 2017

With the Greatest Spectacle in Racing (The Indianapolis 500) just around the corner, fans of all ages can experience Hot Wheels like never before at the world’s largest children’s museum. Starting May 13, 2017 fans get a firsthand look at the thrilling science, speed, and safety of motorsports with Hot Wheels® cars and tracks, positioned alongside full-sized race cars, artifacts and memorabilia.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Just two weeks after The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis was named the Best Museum for Families in the nation by USAToday/10Best, it receives another huge accolade!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The results are in from a citywide poll to determine the best place for families to visit! The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis led all votes in two separate categories – The BEST Museum and The BEST Family Entertainment! More than 5,300 nominees competed for the chance to be listed in the BEST of Indy A-List.

El Día de los Niños
Friday, April 7, 2017

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis celebrates a special day in Hispanic culture— El Día de los Niños (The Day of the Children) with FREE ADMISSION for everyone on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Friday, March 31, 2017

It has been 27 years almost to the day (April 8, 1990) that the Indiana teenager who became internationally known when he contracted HIV/AIDS passed away. But today, his mother talked about the courage Ryan had in the face of adversity and shared a message of hope for others who may be facing a deadly disease or ridicule.

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis just received top honors in the USA TODAY / 10Best Reader's Choice poll!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Children's Museum works to make thousands of letters public that Ryan White received during his short life.

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.