A few times each week Vivi will ask me if we can “see dinosaurs.” The kid is fascinated with the giant dinosaurs at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. She loves going to the museum even though a lot of the exhibits are bit too mature for her toddler legs and mind to handle. The museum has historically had an area specifically designated for toddlers, but that area had been under construction and unavailable each time we’ve taken Vivi to the museum.
I didn’t get a chance to go to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis back when toddlers and babies area of the museum was open. The times I got to go Addie was always too interested in hanging out in the old Barbie Exhibit or riding the carousel on the top floor. But one thing that was consistent when the topic of the toddler area came up when talking with other parents who went to the Children’s Museum was that the area designated for toddlers was remembered with fondness.
Somewhere along the line the Children’s Museum decided to build a new area in the museum for toddlers and babies call the Playscape Exhibit, and we got the opportunity to have a tour the Exhibit a few weeks ago. After Addie and Vivi played in the new Playscape Exhibit, I came away disappointed that such places did not exist when I was a kid. This area for kids under five is pretty spectacular and it’s something every family in the Indianapolis area and anyone who is visiting the Indianapolis area should take there kids for a visit.
Here are a few pictures of the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’s Playscape Exhibit from our visit:
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