Further Afield and Great for Families

Children’s Museum

Visit the world’s biggest and best children’s museum. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five floors of fun and interactive learning that have the power to transform the lives of children and families across the arts, world cultures, sciences, and humanities. Visit recently added Sports Legends Experience 7.5 acres, 16 sports legends, 12 outdoor experiences and 3 indoor exhibits. (14-minute drive)

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Indy 500 Hall of Fame and Museum

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway also is known as “The Greatest Race Course in the World.” IMS is most known globally for hosting the largest single-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500, every Memorial Day weekend.

Over the years, the museum has amassed one of the world’s largest, and most varied collections of racing, antique and classic cars, including more than 30 that have won the famous Indianapolis 500. Year-round narrated bus tours of the race track are available, weather permitting. (14-minute drive)

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Conner Prairie

A nationally acclaimed history destination. The outdoor museum’s mission is to inspire curiosity and foster learning about Indiana by providing engaging, individualized and unique experiences. Conner Prairie combines history with science and encourages visitors to explore Indiana’s natural and cultural heritage through hands-on, immersive and interactive experiences. The museum offers several historically themed, indoor and outdoor experience areas throughout its 800 acres of wooded property. (33-minute drive)

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