Important note: The Carousel will be closed for annual maintenance Sept. 6–21, 2022.
A dazzling experience
Be whisked away on a magical Carousel ride with Indiana roots back to 1917. The intricately painted Carousel animals were salvaged from the original ride that operated in Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis. Now a museum favorite, you won’t want to miss this! Carousel rides are free for members and children under age 2; nonmember cost is $1 per ride.
Located on Level 4.
Designed for adventure and interaction, this special area of the museum has fun for young and old.
- Explore the maze of mirrors and life-sized kaleidoscope
- Visit the games and puzzles arcade
- Climb a tree house
- Serve pretend treats in a retro ice cream parlor