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Press Releases

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

It will be a party for the ages – well, ages 21 and over, that is! On Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 8 p.m.-midnight, just days before the holiday of love, adults who are young at heart, will have five full floors of interactive fun in which to play, laugh, learn, eat, drink, and dance to the beat of several genres of music as we celebrate Museum by Moonlight® at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Students from central Indiana, will get an amazing opportunity to have a special conversation that is out-of-this world as they speak with real NASA astronauts living aboard the International Space Station.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Drop by drop, closely watch North America’s largest Water Clock go through 70 gallons of liquid (made up of water, methyl alcohol and blue dye) while telling the time! The famous clock at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is ringing in 2018 early for all to enjoy at family-friendly hours of 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis mourns the loss of one of baseball's true pioneers. Mamie "Peanut" Johnson is one of 16 athletes being honored in Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience with a life size bronze statue when the experience opens in March 2018.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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!

Friday, October 13, 2017

It can be challenging for parents and grandparents to know which of the season’s toys are the best. But the young toy experts of Indianapolis have tested 38 different toys and have spoken and now we have the answers.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Wicked Woods — a hiker’s worst nightmare, or, maybe just a jarring jaunt through a forest filled with creepy campfires, cabins, creatures and caves? Put on your hiking boots from October 7th through October 31st, 2017 (closed Mondays) to see if you have what it takes to traverse the haunted trails and find your way out of the Wicked Woods.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis joins with the Children’s Museum of Houston to say thank you to Hoosier children and their grownups who donated more than 2,500 pounds of school supplies and school uniforms to the children and schools of Houston following Hurricane Harvey.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

What do DaMarcus Beasley, Tamika Catchings, Hank Aaron, Peanut Johnson, Toni Stone, Pete and Alice Dye, A.J. Foyt, Wayne Gretzky, Bobby “Slick” Leonard, Reggie Miller, Oscar Robertson, Wilma Rudolph, Reggie Wayne and Barbara Wynne all have in common?

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A rare total solar eclipse occurs August 21, 2017, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a perfect place for families and children to view it together while science educators explain the phenomenon of the moon moving across the sun, which creates a nighttime experience in the middle of the afternoon.