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You’re here to have a ball. And we want to make your visit as fun and hassle-free as possible. Take advantage of all we have to offer.

Food Court

When it’s time to refuel, indulge in delicious and nutritious dining options. Choose from local foods like sausage, brats, cheese, seasonal veggies, and Coleman’s all-natural chicken. Or enjoy a market salad, handcrafted sandwich, pizza (gluten-free available), mac and cheese, sweet treats, and much more. We have yummy choices for our friends with food allergies and sensitivities, too.

See the Menu


Even the hardiest adventurers need to take breaks. We make it easy with kid-friendly restrooms on every level of the museum.

Baby & Toddler Care

We love our youngest visitors! Take care of your little ones during your visit with baby- and toddler-friendly amenities.

  • Restrooms and diapering facilities on all levels
  • Private nursing area in Playscape on Level 3
  • Stroller rental ($3–5) in the Welcome Center
  • Diapers and other items available at the Concierge Desk.

Welcome Center

Be greeted by our friendly staff as you enter the museum. We love meeting our visitors and answering any questions you might have.

  • Coat check ($1 per item)
  • Self serve lockers (3 sizes: S-$.75, M-$1, L-$1.25)
  • Stroller rental ($3–5) 
  • ATM

Membership and Ticket Info


We’re here to help! Stop by our Concierge Desk on Level 1 for assistance in:

  • City information and directions
  • Visit planning
  • Lost and found

The concierge will even supply emergency diapers!

Free Parking

Park (for free!) in the attached Illinois Street garage. Simply stroll across the indoor Skywalk to enter the museum.

Museum Store

The fun doesn’t have to end when you leave. Pick up imaginative and unique educational toys, books, and gifts at The Museum Store.


Use our free, unlimited Wi-Fi between 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Available in all areas of the museum.


Need urgent help while you’re here? Pick up one of the red emergency telephones found on every level of the museum. Security will be autodialed immediately.

Special Needs

We want your visit to be a success! Simply call 317-334-4000 before your visit to make special needs arrangements. Learn more about our accessibility offerings.