The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is the world’s largest children’s museum. It is located in the United Northwest Area neighborhood of the city. The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is 472,900 square feet with five floors of exhibit halls and receives more than one million visitors annually. Its collection of over 120,000 artifacts and exhibit items is divided into three domains: the American Collection, the Cultural World Collection, and the Natural World Collection. Among the exhibits are a simulated Cretaceous dinosaur habitat, a carousel, and a steam locomotive. The museum’s focus is family learning; most exhibits are designed to be interactive, allowing children and families to actively participate.
Accessibility Information Link
- City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
- Fully Accessible Entry: Yes
- Accessible Restrooms Onsite: Yes
- Restrictive Steps: No Steps
Jim’s Accessibility Comments:
Very wheelchair friendly. All exhibits are accessible via elevator. Wheelchair accessible restroom. Accessible garage parking has elevator – Best to go to Skywalk level and come across to lobby.