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Indiana for Kids
Whether you feel the need for speed or like to slow things down with a leisurely walk through the zoo, Indiana's lineup of family fun has you covered. Have you visited attractions in Indiana for kids? Rate your visit.

Attractions in Indiana for Kids:

  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
    With four levels of exhibits, you can guarantee the kids won't get bored. The dinosaurs exhibit, biotech learning center, planetarium and trip to Egypt are a small sampling of what the museum has to offer.
     
  • Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum
    Housed in a former fire station, the museum features a collection of artifacts and vintage fire trucks dating back to the 1800s. A visit to the museum is also a lesson in fire safety.
     
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
    Even the non-racing fan in your family won't leave without smiling if you take them to the famous track in Indianapolis. The Hall of Fame Museum is all about things that go vroom. About 75 vehicles, from Indy cars to vintage convertibles, are on display.
     
  • Indianapolis Zoo
    Bring your comfortable walking shoes. This zoo's massive grounds will burn some calories while giving the family about 4,000 animals to see.
     
  • Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
    Hundreds of zoo animals to entertain the kids and 50 beautiful acres of scenery for you. Located in Evansville.
     
  • Potawatomi Zoo
    Visit hundreds of animals at Indiana's oldest zoo. Seasonal schedule. Located in South Bend.
     
  • Science Central
    Permanent and temporary exhibits let kids explore the world of science through hands-on projects. A special swap shop also allows kids to bring in their treasures from other cities and states to exchange them with other children. Located in Fort Wayne.
     
  • Studebaker National Museum
    Car lovers young and old will appreciate the history of the Studebaker family, along with vintage cars and artifacts. Located in South Bend.
     
  • Theme Parks
    A day or weekend trip in Indiana wouldn't be complete without a trip to an amusement park. Find a park near the city you'll be visiting in Indiana.
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