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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.

Sports Legends Experience
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Childhood and adult obesity is rising at an alarming rate. As a result, parents are searching for fun experiences that help inspire their entire family to become healthier. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is responding in a big way. It is creating a new national model for fitness called Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Get ready to blast off and experience space exploration in a whole new way. Just as NASA launches one of the most exciting eras in the history of space exploration, families will get to put their hands on and walk through an amazingly realistic version of the International Space Station – and, they don’t have to leave Earth to do it.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

After an extensive national search, Amy Kwas has accepted the position of Vice President of Development for The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Amazing, blazing full-sized Hot Wheels® cars zoom into The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis just in time for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.