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Press Releases

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.

Power of Children Awards
Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is proud to announce the five newest, nationwide winners of the prestigious Power of Children Awards. 2016 marks the 12th year that young people in grades 6-11, are recognized and rewarded for improving the lives of others through selfless commitment to service and the betterment of society.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Pete and Alice Dye are in the process of designing and creating their first-ever mini-golf experience, which will replicate some of Pete’s most famous course and hole designs in the world. As the story goes… golf meant love at first sight for legends Pete and Alice Dye – love for the sport and love for each other. That love has evolved over the years into the creation of world famous courses and the need to share their passion with the next generation of potential golfers.

Sports Legends Experience
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck helped The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis break the news last month. Now, it’s time to break ground for the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum.

Peter Sterling
Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is saddened to learn of the death of the museum’s fourth director, Peter Sterling. Mr. Sterling passed away at his home in Waynesville, North Carolina on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the age of 81.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) play pivotal roles in just about everything we do. A new permanent exhibit at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis shows how something as simple as drinking clean water requires the work of hydrologists, chemists, and more.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Experience the first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series “Doc McStuffins” as it opens at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit debuts August 6, 2016 and will travel to other venues around the country starting in 2017.

The highly interactive experience will transport kids and families from Doc’s backyard clinic to the McStuffins Toy Hospital. There, families are invited to help Doc perform check-ups and diagnose toy patients, while learning about healthy habits, compassion and nurturing care.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Monday, July 25, 2016

Science, technology, engineering and math careers are transforming the world in which we live. For families and children to thrive and compete with other nations, we must have a better understanding of those concepts and how we may play a bigger part. With the help of The Heritage Group, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is launching a new strategic initiative that promises to open up a new world of possibilities for its visitors.

Pokemon Go
Thursday, July 14, 2016

A wild Pokémon appears! And another! And another! The Pokémon Go epidemic continues to sweep the nation, and the augmented reality game has established a presence at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, too.