Important Note: The Carousel will be closed for annual maintenance Sept. 10-24. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we take care of this historic icon.
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.