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Itinerary for Family

Stop 1: Bring your art to life

Get creative and pair science with art as you try your hand at being a paleo artist. Complete a dino egg sculpture. Make your own Day in the Life of a Dinosaur comic. Color a dinosaur and watch it come to life on a giant screen!

Location: Level 2 of Dinosphere®

Stop 2: Ride the Carousel

Take a spin on the largest item in the museum's collection. Carousel rides $2 per ride (free for members and children under 2).

Carousel animals are limited to children 17 and under. Grown-ups can sit on the benches or stand beside their child at no cost.

Location: Carousel Wishes and Dreams (Level 4)

Stop 3: Play a round of golf

Try out our "my-sized" equipment and keep sore in smiles in our outdoor sports wonderland. Outdoor sports areas are weather-dependent.

Location: Pete and Alice Dye Golf Experience (Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience®)

Stop 4: Call the plays

Be the anchor who reports on incredible plays and devastating losses. Record your own reel and send it home!

Location: The World of Sport (Level 1)

Stop 5: Study a masterpiece

We are home to the largest permanent sculpture of blown glass by renowned artist Dale Chihuly—Fireworks of Glass stands 43-feet-tall!

Location: Fireworks of Glass (Lower Level)

Stop 6: Encounter people around the world

Explore dozens of sacred sites and objects from around the world, and learn about their significance through members of those faith communities.

Location: Sacred Places (Level 2)

Stop 7: Discover a mummy's tomb

Descend into a recreation of the longest, deepest, and most complete of any tomb in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings. Analyze the intricate details of the tomb walls, explore the burial chamber, and work together as a family to solve challenges.

Location: Treasures of the Earth (Lower Level)

Stop 8: Travel by train

Travel back in time to 1890s Madison, Indiana, and view the impressive Reuben Wells, a 35-foot-long, 55-ton steam engine built to conquer Indiana's Madison Hill, the steepest railroad grade in the United States.

Location: All Aboard! (Lower Level)