One of the favorite things to do in Indianapolis for adults and kids alike is a visit to the renowned Indianapolis Children’s Museum. And one of the favorite exhibits in the Children’s Museum is Dinosphere: Now You’re in Their World.
The Cretaceous Period, when dinosaurs walked the earth unafraid, was some 65 million years ago. Dinosphere at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum offers a world-class exhibit of authentic dinosaur fossils, an interactive archeological dig, Paleo Lab and other interactive stations, plus a number of activities especially for visiting or resident Indianapolis children. Take look at the fascinating facets that comprise Dinosphere. The Children’s Museum is a not-to-be-missed Indianapolis attraction in the Indianapolis downtown sector. Visiting Indy? Check out the many excellent nearby Indianapolis hotels and Indianapolis restaurants here too.
Dinosphere at the Children’s Museum in Indianapolis
- Walk-Through Exhibit Hall
You’ll find yourself immersed in life-sized dioramas of enormous dinosaur skeletons frozen in action; exhibits of dinosaur eggs, babies and nests.
- Paleo Prep Lab
See how the experts work inside a real Paleontology Lab to categorize and prep the fossils in the exhibit.
- Question Lab
In-depth information answering every question you ever had about dinosaurs, and a superb collection of art featuring the dinosaur in all its magnificent forms.
- Dinosaur Digs: for teachers and families
This activity is an opportunity to experience a real archeological dig the way the experts do it. Participants work on a fossil site, guided by experts, and in the process help augment and enhance the Children’s Museum’s exhibit. This is an off-site trip to the dig locale.
- Dragons Unearthed: New!
The Mann Properties Gallery’s new exhibit features the dinosaur fossil collection of John Lanzendorf. Paleontologist artist Robert Bakker exhibits his sketches that bring the fossils to life.
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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