The largest children museum in the world, Indianapolis

Posted by on September 26, 2012

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If you travel to Indianapolis with your kids, you can take them to the popular Children Museum that is found in the city. There are about five levels of fun in this place and the area size is about 470,000 square feet. This is really a huge place where you can roam around. There are a lot of activities that your family will enjoy and you need at least a whole day to explore the whole place.

Map of the Children's museum

Map of the Children’s museum

Ever since the Indianapolis Children Museum was established during the year 1925, it has already expanded and it became the most respected and top ranked museum for children found in the country and the planet. People from different parts of the world love the experiences they get when they visit this world’s largest museum for children. A major attraction in the area is a glass type sculpture created by Dale Chihuly wich is a world renowned artist. The Indianapolis Children Museum helps kids to experience educational adventures and it can also transform not only the lives of kids but that of families too. There are interpretative activities, school programs that are standard based, workshops for teacher development and other exhibits that are truly educational and worth your time.

Largest children museum, Indianapolis

Largest children museum, Indianapolis

Outside the museum

Outside the museum

Fireworks of glass

Fireworks of glass

Another significant part of the Indianapolis Children Museum is the one that is found on the first floor. There is a water clock and a bumblebee. You will enjoy this 17 foot height water clock. In the next level, there are travel galleries, LEGOs and Hot Wheels too. Believe it or not, the floor consists of more than just childhood toys. It represents more of happiness and remembrance to fascinating things. Adults will surely love this area as it will bring back old memories. Those that are found in level three can see a gallery space called power of children. The powerful exhibit allows you to see opportunities to create lasting memories.

Water clock

Water clock

Bumblebee

Bumblebee

Children having fun

Children having fun

For the final level of Indianapolis Children Museum, there is the carousel which you will surely love.  Little children will truly be thrilled riding the horses. Aside from horses, there are different animal figures such as giraffes, tigers and more. They are beautiful to see and you can have pictures taken beside it. You can even let your kids enjoy the ride before you leave. There is also another exhibit about Science works. This is indeed a great place to spend some quality time with your family and kids.

Inside the museum

Inside the museum

The carousel

The carousel

 

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