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Central Indiana

Theatre at the Center - A Theatre for the Performing arts. Come and see what is playing. Shows and Musicals to delight the whole family. Special performances just for kids.

Bellaboo's Play & Discovery - A self-directed play facility providing colorful, fun, and secure areas where children from infants through age eight can explore, create, and interact.

Zao Island - Fun at Zao Island means great family time. Have a stellar time on one of many unique attractions including mini golf and Go Karts and winning big in Guido McCreedy's Island Game Room. Come vacation at the island.

Potawatomi Zoo - Come and meet all the animals at the Oldest Zoo in Indiana. Several exhibit areas featuring different regions of the world and the various species that live there.

Carmel Community Players - Provides live dramatic and musical presentations that expand and develop creative opportunities for the entire community. Affordable, local, quality entertainment that meets the needs of cultural enrichment for the entire family.

The Belfry Theatre - The friendly, welcoming place where those who want to express their acting abilities and those who want to exhibit their theatrical creative skills meet those who enjoy and appreciate quality productions of comedies, musicals and dramas.

Indianapolis Opera - Produces and presents opera in performances of the highest quality at Clowes Memorial Hall.

ComedySportz Indianapolis - A group of 'act-letes' perform improvisational sports games, with real uniforms, fouls, and a referee. Join the audience for their next act!

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park - One of America's finest living history museums. It's a place where stories are told about the past and preserved for the future--where you can relax and have fun, make memories and share your own stories. Explore an 1836 pioneer village, an 1816 Indian camp, and 1886 working farm and covered bridge. Try hands-on activities at PastPort, take a guided tour of the Conner House and lots more.

Indiana Historical Society - Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society– has worked to collect, preserve, interpret and share information about the unique heritage of Indiana. Changing exhibitions, state-of-the-art research library, publications, music room, educational programs, special events, gift shop and cafe along the historic Central Canal.

Indianapolis Museum of Art - The mission of the Indianapolis Museum of Art is to enable a large and diverse audience to see, understand and enjoy the best of the world’s visual arts; to this end, the Museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets original works of art.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum - Located on the grounds of the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a National Historic Landmark since 1987. It appeals to more than just the racing enthusiast. Displayed are more than 75 racing cars, including Indianapolis winners as well as race cars from internationally renowned motorsports events world wide.

NCAA Hall of Champions - From the first track and field championship in 1921, to the flavor, pageantry and tradition of today's 81 NCAA national championships in 22 sports, the NCAA Hall of Champions celebrates the journey of the student-athlete. Experience the defeats and triumphs that have fostered student-athletes to become leaders in athletic competition and in careers beyond the courts and fields.

Museum of Miniature Houses - The museum features antique and modern dollhouses, miniature scenes, hand-crafted miniature art, and private non-miniature collections.

The Fun Center at Paige Crossing - Fun begins here with several rides, Mini Golf, Go Karts, A Driving Range, Arcade, Rock Climbing wall, batting cages and more.

Mega Play - A family recreation center with Arcade Games, Mini Golf, American Gladiator Jousting and Play Land. Fun for all ages!

John Dillinger Museum - Come on an interactive historical adventure illustrating the life and times of John Dillinger and other gangsters during the 1930's depression era and see advancements made in crime fighting technology during the first 30 years of the 20th century.

Indiana Repertory Theatre - Since the Indiana Repertory Theatre was founded in 1972, it has grown into one of the leading regional theatres in the country, as well as one of the top-flight cultural institutions in the city and state. A staff of more than 100 seasonal and year-round employees creates nine productions exclusively for Indiana audiences.

Indianapolis Art Center - The mission of the Indianapolis Art Center is to engage, enlighten and enhance communities through art education, participation and observation. The Indianapolis Art Center offers a variety of programs and services focusing primarily on Education, Exhibitions, Outreach, Community Resource and Inter-Arts.

The Cabaret - Experience the finest in cabaret performances up close and personal. The Cabaret's intimate and elegant atmosphere invokes the art deco era when sophisticated and swanky supper clubs flourished.

President Benjamin Harrison Home - The former residence of President Benjamin Harrison that is now a museum dedicated to his life. Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893.

Indiana Transportation Museum - A volunteer run, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve Indiana's railroad history, educate the public in the history of the railroad, and provide visitors with an opportunity to experience railroad travel as it used to be.

Indiana State Museum - The Museum has attracted national attention for its exhibitions and distinguished itself as 'Indiana's Smithsonian.' Located in the former Indianapolis City Hall and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum is considered one of the finest examples of early 20th century architecture in the area.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis - The museum is the world's largest, featuring 10 galleries of hands-on exhibits, a huge model train display, planetarium and a real carousel.

National Art Museum of Sport - The nation's largest collection of sport related art hangs in the lobbies and corridors of University Place on the campus of Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. Over 40 sports are represented in the 800 paintings, sculptures and works on paper.

Eiteljorg Museum - A unique, one of two museums east of the Mississippi with both Native American and Western art. Located in downtown Indianapolis, the museum is within walking distance of the RCA Dome, Circle Centre mall and major downtown hotels.

Indiana Medical History Museum - In 1896 the Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane constructed the Pathology Building, a facility for research and educating physicians. Today, this unique historic structure houses the Indiana Medical History Museum.

Indianapolis Zoo - The zoo houses approximately 3,800 specimens of 320 species of animals, including 16 endangered species, four threatened species, and 13 Species Survival (SSP) animal species.

White River Gardens - This stunningly beautiful, 3.3-acre landmark botanical attraction combines the best of gardening ideas, plant information and inspirational design. With over one thousand plant varieties on display, White River Gardens is an international showplace for Indiana where visitors can enjoy and learn about the bounty of the natural world.