The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis 3000 N Meridian St Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

Mission

ScienceWorksTo create extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families.

Vision

It is our vision to be recognized as the global leader among all museums and cultural institutions serving children and families.

Core Values

We Believe In Preserving The Legacy Of The Museum By/Through:

Promoting Family Learning:

  1. Creating transformational extraordinary family learning experiences across the sciences, arts and humanities that promote family engagement through the use of real objects, immersive environments, and live interpretation.
  2. Meeting the learning needs and interests of children and families to nurture hands-on, minds-on experiences.
  3. Supporting PreK-16 education by serving as a valued resource for schools, teachers, and teacher training institutions.
  4. Developing and leveraging the museum’s brand to retain and grow new audiences and connect and nurture all visitors beyond the museum visit.

Providing Value to Our Community, State, Nation and the World:

  1. Being a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization, stability, and community engagement.
  2. Seeking and collaborating with other institutions and organizations locally, regionally, nationally and globally to create dynamic partnerships which leverage the positive impact of our museum.
  3. Providing a safe, clean, friendly, fun, efficient and engaging visitor experience that is affordable and accessible.
  4. Being good stewards of our human and financial resources, recognizing our staff and volunteers are our principle human resources and our endowment is our principal economic engine, and being transparent in how we use our resources.
  5. Investing and participating in an environmentally sustainable museum and campus.

Valuing People:

  1. Investing in the development, care and nurturing of our diverse and highly skilled staff, volunteers and museum Guild.
  2. Promoting diversity and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, the audiences that we serve, the programs we produce and the relationships that we pursue.
  3. An engaged board of trustees committed to providing strategic and extraordinary time, talent and treasure.

Pursuing Excellence Always:

  1. Investing in research, development and technology to remain relevant and to help us ensure we meet our strategic goals and objectives.
  2. Using data to measure our performance and mission, learn about our audiences, and inform our decision-making.

 


Upcoming Events at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis


Past Events at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Jan

21

Mon
Mon, Jan 21, 2019 10:00 AM - Mon, Jan 21, 2019 5:00 PM @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The museum opens its doors with FREE admission to all children and families to celebrate the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The day’s special events will include:

✳️ Listen to storyteller Portia Jackson speak about courageous children from the Civil Rights Movement
✳️ Enjoy music from the Griot Drum Ensemble
✳️ Hear the Freetown Village Singers.
*Special events end at 3 p.m.*

Learn more: www.childrensmuseum.org/visit/calendar/view/143
Visit tips & parking: www.childrensmuseum.org/visit/tips-and-itineraries

This event is sponsored by Capital Group Companies and FedEx.

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Children’s Museum, storytelling, live music, Griot Drum Ensemble,Freetown Village Singers

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Sep

06

Thu
Thu, Sep 06, 2018 4:00 PM - Thu, Sep 06, 2018 8:00 PM @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights! Tickets can be bought on-site, but we strongly encourage online purchasing. Buy ahead to enjoy every minute!On First Thursday Nights, you can pay $5 per person to visit either the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. For $7, you can buy a ticket to both! Again, this is only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. As always, members visit free.

Make discoveries.

Spark your creativity.

Be transported to other times and places.

Get your hands in sand and water and climb and jump.

Have a ball doing it all.* June 7* July 5* Aug. 2

Click the ticket icon above to skip the line and buy online!

Tags: First Thursday, Children’s Museum

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Aug

02

Thu
Thu, Aug 02, 2018 4:00 PM - Thu, Aug 02, 2018 8:00 PM @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights! Tickets can be bought on-site, but we strongly encourage online purchasing. Buy ahead to enjoy every minute!

On First Thursday Nights, you can pay $5 per person to visit either the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. For $7, you can buy a ticket to both! Again, this is only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. As always, members visit free.

Make discoveries.Spark your creativity.

Be transported to other times and places.

Get your hands in sand and water and climb and jump.

Have a ball doing it all.

* June 7

* July 5

* Aug. 2

Click the ticket icon above to skip the line and buy online!

Tags: First Thursday, Children’s Museum

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Jul

05

Thu
Thu, Jul 05, 2018 4:00 PM - Thu, Jul 05, 2018 8:00 PM @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights! Tickets can be bought on-site, but we strongly encourage online purchasing. Buy ahead to enjoy every minute!On First Thursday Nights, you can pay $5 per person to visit either the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. For $7, you can buy a ticket to both! Again, this is only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. As always, members visit free.Make discoveries.Spark your creativity.Be transported to other times and places.Get your hands in sand and water and climb and jump.Have a ball doing it all.* June 7* July 5* Aug. 2Click the ticket icon above to skip the line and buy online!

Tags: First Thursday, Children’s Museum

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Jun

07

Thu
Thu, Jun 07, 2018 4:00 PM - Thu, Jun 07, 2018 8:00 PM @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights! Tickets can be bought on-site, but we strongly encourage online purchasing. Buy ahead to enjoy every minute!

On First Thursday Nights, you can pay $5 per person to visit either the museum or the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. For $7, you can buy a ticket to both! Again, this is only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. As always, members visit free.

Make discoveries.
Spark your creativity.
Be transported to other times and places.
Get your hands in sand and water and climb and jump.
Have a ball doing it all.

* June 7
* July 5
* Aug. 2

Click the ticket icon above to skip the line and buy online!

Tags: First Thursday, Children’s Museum

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