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Indianapolis Family Sightseeing Centers

Indianapolis family sightseeing centers are all over the Circle City and ramble out into its suburbs and the country surrounding them. Family is right at the top of the list for Hoosiers raising Indianapolis children, and you and your brood can always count on finding a great place in and around Indy where you can go and have fun as a clan.

Below is a directory of some of the prime sightseeing centers in Indianapolis appropriate for the whole family. You can also check out our collection of Indianapolis activities centers for kids and the many fun, educational family activities in Indianapolis to see dozens of places in Indy that are child- and family-oriented.

Family Sightseeing Centers

The-Virginia-B-Fairbanks-Arts-and-Nature-Park-Jeppe-Hein-Bench-Around-the-Lake-sculpture-yellow-sides-Indianapolis-Indiana Virginia B. Fairbanks 100 Acres Art and Nature Park: This outdoor art and nature park is part of the Indianapolis Museum of Art complex. Run, jump and play outside as you immerse your family in art installation. Get up close and personal with these all weather, all child proofed sculptures perfect for climbing and imagination games. Plus, enjoy the fresh air and close proximity to nature.
Carter's Antique Toy Museum Carter’s Antique Toy Museum: This place is a popular museums in Indianapolis for families. You won’t believe the quantity and quality of their antique toy collection, and they have tons of interactive rides and an authentic soda fountain too. Located in the nearby suburb of Zionsville, Indiana.
Children's Museum of Indianapolis Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: One of the finest museums of its type in the entire world, the Children’s museum goes to great lengths to offer year-round activities and displays to keep kids of all ages coming back for more.
Hot Air Balloon at Conner Prairie Conner Prairie Living History Museum: A must among the many excellent family sightseeing centers in Indianapolis, Conner Prairie is also one of the paramount greater Indianapolis attractions. Located in the suburb of Fishers, Indiana.
Hanna Haunted Acres: Here’s a spooky place haunted by young and old alike, and not just during Halloween. Haunted mazes, hayrides and three fright houses provide hair-raising fun for the whole fam.
Indiana Transportation Museum The Indiana Transportation Museum: Located in next-door Noblesville, Indiana, this is a wonderful place to spend time sightseeing with the family. The ITM collects and maintains authentic locomotives and even offers short rides to nearby towns on them.
Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis Museum of Art: There is plenty for kids to see and do at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Introduce you tykes to the world of art in the galleries of the IMA.
Indianapolis Zoo Indianapolis Zoo: This premier Indianapolis attraction constantly offers new exhibits and activities to enhance their already astounding permanent exhibits, such as the Dolphin Pavilion and the Forests Biome, Oceans Biome, Deserts Biome and Plains Biome. Make sure to take your little ones to the Encounter Biome on your next visit, and don’t miss the popular rides.

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