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Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

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Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

My wife and I and our 4 year old are from Tennessee and have never visited the Children's Museum. It sounds like quite a place.

Would we get bored if we plan to spend two days there? Or is one day enough?

Our kid is reading and enjoys science, etc.


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1. Re: Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

I would say one full day is enough - it's a great place with lots to see, but I don't think most people would be able to fill two full days in there. Have fun!

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2. Re: Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

The Childrens' Museum is an amazing place -- it is the largest in the world. So, if you just go one day, you'll likely miss some things/exhibits, but that might be OK because at some point it does get overwhelming -- or at least exhausting because there is a lot of ground to cover. For a four year old, there are lots of great galleries like Playscape and the trains and carousel are big hits with that age group.

Right now they have a traveling exhibit on Hot Wheels.

Depending on how long you have to be in Indy, I'd suggest doing just 1 day at the Children's Museum and then 1 day at the Indiana State Museum right downtown. They have several galleries that a child interested in Science would enjoy.

Edited: 30 June 2012, 21:15
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The Children's Museum is certainly a marvelous place. One day should cover it, particularly for a 4 year old. You might want to consider going to Connor Prairie, a recreated 19th century farmstead, and staying at the motel with the waterpark to occupy the second day.

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4. Re: Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

Two days would be too much. One good day, at least 4-5 hours, should do it. There are some sections that wouldn't interest a 4 year old, although you yourself might find them interesting.

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5. Re: Is 2 days enough for Children's Museum?

I agree on 4 or 5 hours, or a day. Check out all of the monuments downtown, they are beautiful, and the Indianapolis Zoo is great too,they even have a dolphin show. Indy is a beautiful city you will really love it! Have fun!

Edited: 04 July 2012, 12:44
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