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Press Releases

Friday, November 23, 2018

The crisp smell of ginger and spice will fill the air at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis on Friday, November 23, 2018 as the greatly anticipated Jolly Days Winter Wonderland opens its doors.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

So much of what we know today has its roots in Ancient Greece. Democracy, architecture, and the arts as we know them today link us to this Mediterranean country of centuries ago. Inventions ranging from mathematics to modern science, Olympic Games and formal theater first appeared in Greece. The nation’s culture is so important that many schools in America make it a priority to include Greece as part of their curriculum. And the world’s largest children’s museum will exhibit a trove of rare Ancient Greek artifacts and interpret the stories behind them.

Monday, October 22, 2018

‘Tis the season for gift-giving! With the holidays getting closer, families are starting to hunt for that perfect gift to surprise the young ones in their lives. Everyone knows what it’s like to shop for hours on end, in crowded stores with hundreds of options, and still not know what to buy. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is here to help. At Kid-Test, Kid-Approved, the ones who will receive the gifts pick out which toys they like best. That way, mom, dad, grandma, and grandpa don’t have to play the guessing game and know ahead of time that their little ones will be happy based on how they vote.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts are sure to amaze children and families who visit The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis October 6, 2018 through January 6, 2019.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Based on Nickelodeon’s top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol—which is produced by Spin Master Entertainment— the new exhibit opens February 23, 2019, and will give families and children the opportunity to travel alongside Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rocky, Rubble, Everest, Zuma, and Tracker as the PAW Patrol overcomes obstacles to helps others.

Monday, September 3, 2018

America is noted for its spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountain majesties — some of the most beautiful vistas in the world. But nowhere else in the world will you find a structure with giant dinosaurs bursting out of it at one end and peeking into it at the other. That is, nowhere else besides The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is proud to announce the nationwide winners of the prestigious Power of Children Awards.

Friday, July 6, 2018

June 2018 goes down in The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ record books as the most highly visited June in the 93-year history of the museum. Nearly 113,000 children and their grownups experienced twelve new outdoor areas in the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience, three new sports-related indoor experiences, and the new DC SUPER HEROES: Discover Your Superpowers temporary exhibit.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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. As Hot Wheels® celebrates five decades of fun, the exhibit Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™ returns to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is thrilled to announce an extraordinary gift from the White Oak Foundation (Sarah and John Lechleiter) — a philanthropic gift that will allow for artists with ties to Indiana to teach about their art to school groups and children and families visiting the world’s largest children’s museum.