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Being a Member Pays!

Membership at the museum is an extraordinary value—not only do you receive unlimited admission for a year, you also get tons of benefits! Be sure to take advantage of all your membership has to offer.

Current Member-Only Offers and Events

Monthly Member Offer: The Museum Store
Members save an EXTRA 33% off already discounted Super Hero backpacks. Members can purchase these DC Comics backpacks for ONLY $19.95 (suggested retail $39.95)! 
Show your membership card at checkout to receive the discount. No additional discounts, no rainchecks, while supplies last.

Colts 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run
Aug. 25

Museum members get $5 off registration. Start outside of Lucas Oil Stadium and then experience the thrill of NFL Football when you finish at the 50-Yard-Line! All participants will receive an exclusive t-shirt and medal. Check member enews for details and promo code!

The Children's Museum Guild's Black Hat Dash
Oct. 27
Members get $5 off registration. Use promo code MEMBER at checkout

Important Road Closure Information

28th Street from Meridian to Pennsylvania Streets is closed from Jan. 2–Oct. 31, 2018 as part of a Citizens Energy Group construction project. Illinois Street is fully open allowing access to our free parking garage, however, we do anticipate heavier traffic near the museum. For detour routes, please see the map. Thank you for your patience as Citizens Energy Group works hard to improve Indianapolis’ waterways through the DigIndy Tunnel System.

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Upcoming Events

Member Morning Weekends

Enjoy all your favorite exhibits on the first Sat. and Sun. of every month, when the museum opens an hour early, exclusively for you! Details

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After Dark Event: Weird Science

Bring out your inner scientist for a night of Weird Science! Explore Dow AgroSciences ScienceWorks and STEMLab. Details

date Friday, Nov 2, 2018

date 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Ticket Required icon Ticket Required

First Thursday Nights

Come one, come all and enjoy the museum during our monthly $5 First Thursday Nights, the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 8 p.m. Details

date Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

date 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Ticket Required icon Ticket Required

Beyond the Exhibit: Beyond the Paleo Window

Explore the Cretaceous world and learn about the tools used in the lab, create a cast using a mold from a dinosaur fossil, examine the Triceratops skull, and tour our Natural Science Collections area! Details

date Friday, Nov 9, 2018

date 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Registration Required icon Registration Required

Painting with a Master: C.W. Mundy

Learn how to paint and critique with C.W. Mundy! Details

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Ticket Required icon Free Ticket Required

The Children’s Museum Guild’s Black Hat Dash

Witches, ghosts, and goblins of ALL ages—take part in the Black Hat Dash, a 1 mile/5K frightfully fun run walk for the whole family! Details

date Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

date 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Registration Required icon Registration Required

Small Donation, Big Experiences

A donation to the museum enables us to:

  • Develop world-class exhibits
  • Offer vibrant educational programming for underserved youth
  • Serve as a catalyst for overall quality-of-life improvements in the surrounding neighborhoods

Become a donor today and upgrade your experience.

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