Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around Indianapolis
Best Places for Kids in the Indianapolis region!
The best places to take kids in Indianapolis, based on KidsOutAndAbout's annual reader survey. But there is LOTS more to do in Indianapolis! Get great ideas here! What is listed below are far from the only opportunities for family fun and learning; they're just what was voted this year.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Since opening in 1964, the Indianapolis Zoo has emerged as a world-class facility, and it hosts more than a million visitors annually. Located in White River State Park since 1988, the 64-acre Zoo was the first to be triple accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums as a zoo, an aquarium and a botanic garden.
Incrediplex is a 4 acre World-Class Indoor Sports, Entertainment & Event Center located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
White River State Park
White River State Park boasts world-class attractions and destinations that offer distinctive experiences for every visitor. Greenspaces, trails, trees, and waterways co-mingle alongside cultural, educational, and recreational attractions across 250 beautiful acres in downtown Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Art Center
The mission of the Indianapolis Art Center is to engage, enlighten, and inspire our community by providing interactive art education, outreach to underserved audiences, support of artists, and exposure to the visual arts.
Conner Prairie invites families of today to engage, explore and discover what it was like to live and play in Indiana’s past. We bring history to life by recreating settings and time periods and by engaging visitors through first-person costumed interpreters and hands-on experiences.
Rhythm! Discovery Center
Rhythm! Discovery Center is the world's foremost interactive percussion museum, providing innovative programs; interactive, standards-based educational exhibits, and artist performances.
Waterman's Family Farm
Waterman’s Family Farm feels blessed to be in the position of sharing its agricultural story with the ever expanding and always evolving surrounding community. The Waterman’s hope is that you, cherished friend, will consider their “farm in the city” as much a part of your family as it is their own.
Sky Zone- Plainfield
Sky Zone provides guests with thrilling activities fit for all ages and fitness levels where they are guaranteed to have a soaring time.
Indiana State Museum
Explore one of Indianapolis' top attractions. The Indiana State Museum in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis is the place to go to uncover Indiana's secrets.
Great Times Fun Park
Great Times Fun Park is a five acre complex complete with several outdoor attractions and a 22,000 square foot indoor facility that includes a multi-level arcade room, several party rooms, and an indoor playland.
Museum of Miniature Houses
Visit our museum and allow yourself to be transported into delightful magical miniature worlds. The museum's collection contains over 600 miniatures including room boxes, houses, and exquisite individual items that have been created with painstaking attention to detail. Museum exhibits change each quarter.
Watkins Park, formerly known as the Northwester Community Center, is a 21-acre park. The family center was built in 1939 and continues to offer local residents an abundance for youth programs and services.
We are a full service Laser Tag, arcade, and party and meeting area that can accommodate 42 players per game, seating for 90 in our party area, 24 in our VIP/Audio visual conference center, and offer Noble Roman's pizza, soft drinks, beer and wine.
Glowgolf offers your family a range of entertainment that's not the average shot in the dark. Head out for a round of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf, and enjoy golfing like you've never seen it before.
Russell Farms Pumpkin Patch
Welcome to Russell Farms, Noblesville's greatest destination for family and friends Fall agri-tainment! The entire family, group, or class will enjoy a trip out to the country to learn all about agriculture and the farm life while having a great time. Along with many, many pumpkins, Russell Farms has hay wagon rides, two corns mazes, a mini golf course, many farm animals, and much more!
Hendricks Civic Theater
Hendricks Civic Theatre (HCT) is the only community theatre currently performing in Hendricks County and we encourage your participation in, and support of, the arts.
Stricker's Grove is a family owned and operated private amusement park available to rent for a variety of occassions and also open to the public several times a year.
Pottery by You
Pottery By You is the place to have fun learning how to be creative. We have something for everyone, of every age! Come by, we will teach you how easy and how much fun it is to be creative.
Five Seasons Family Sports Clubs
The premier year-round high-energy high-touch sports club focused on family leisure and entertainment improving sports performance and maintaining overall health.