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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.

Countdown to Noon
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Drop by drop – North America’s largest water clock will Countdown to Noon with bright blue water pouring through glass globes at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The annual tradition invites families to experience the countdown to a new year at a reasonable time for little ones by watching water cycle through the two-and-a-half story water clock.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Parents and grandparents are always looking for the perfect gift for kids who are special in their lives. But it can be frustrating trying to figure out where to start. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis found a way to make it easier by asking kid experts to lend a helping hand.

Santa's Big Arrival
Monday, November 28, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, Santa and elves… start your engines! Santa is arriving at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in an Indy Racing Experience two-seater IndyCar!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Hear ye, hear ye! Burnadette the Dragon is guarding The Children’s Museum Guild’s 53rd Annual Haunted House—Cursed Castle. Through the centuries, many knights and princesses have failed to delay the doom.