Terre Haute Children's Museum

727 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN 47807- Map It
(812) 235-5548

AAA Editor Notes

Terre Haute Children's Museum is at 727 Wabash Ave.; free 2-hour street parking is available. This three-story, hands-on museum teaches visitors about agriculture, anatomy, energy, paleontology, meteorology, technology, veterinary medicine and more. The first floor has a dinosaur dig site; a veterinary clinic complete with an exam table and toy instruments; and exhibits that allow visitors to race against different animals. Youngsters can access the museum's second level via a two-story tree house featuring a slide, “pollen shooters” and telescopes. A water table, a huge bubble maker, a stock car, a toddler play area and exhibits about energy and agriculture provide second-floor fun. You can learn about the different parts of the human body and their functions, deliver a weather or news report, build and race LEGO vehicles and see a variety of animals on the third floor. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$8; free (ages 0-2).
Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Closed major holidays.