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Itinerary for Adults

Stop 1: Leonardo: The Mummified Dinosaur
Investigate the world’s most complete and best-preserved dinosaur fossil, Leonardo.

Location: Dinosphere (Level 1)

Stop 2: Talk to a Paleontologist
Visit a functioning paleo prep lab and touch a real T. rex femur bone and talk to a paleontologist.

Location: Dinosphere (Lower Level)

Stop 3: The Reuben Wells Engine
See the impressive 35-foot-long, 55-ton steam engine and explore our collection of vintage toy electric trains.

Location: All Aboard! (Lower Level)

Stop 4: Talk to an Archaeologist
Watch archaeologists working on real artifacts from shipwrecks.

Location: Treasures of the Earth (Lower Level)

Stop 5: Fireworks of Glass
See a towering sculpture by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly! The 3,200 pieces of blown glass rise 43 feet through the center of the museum.

Location: Fireworks of Glass (Lower Level)

Stop 6: Take a ride on the Carousel
Be whisked away on a magical Carousel ride with Indiana roots back to 1917.

Location: Carousel Wishes and Dreams (Level 4)

Stop 7: Take Me There®: Greece
Take Me There: Greece at The Children's Museum of IndianapolisExplore the lifestyles of modern-day Greek families by experiencing ancient traditions and modern activities.

Location: Take Me There®: Greece (Level 2)

Stop 8: The Power of Children
Ignite a passion for changing the world through the powerful stories of three extraordinary children: Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White.

Location: The Power of Children (Level 3)

Stop 9: See a Space Show
Grab a seat in the Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater for The Future is Here—How Sci-fi Becomes Reality, featuring artifacts from a variety of sci-fi shows and a multimedia experience narrated by the original Mr. Sulu himself, George Takei.

Location: Beyond Spaceship Earth (Lower Level)