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INDIANAPOLIS — The world’s biggest children’s museum is also the best in the nation.

Families from across the country voted for their favorite children’s museum in the USAToday/10Best poll and the results put The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis at the top.

“We are honored to be voted the Best Children’s Museum in the Country,” said Jennifer Pace Robinson, president and CEO, The Children’s Museum. “Anyone who has visited knows that while our building is huge and our offerings diverse, it is the people who make this museum what it is. Our dedicated staff and volunteers are passionate about making education engaging for all families and children and our talented interpreters help encourage authentic connections with the arts, sciences and humanities. The magic really happens with those personal connections.”

Here are the results of the vote for “Best Children’s Museum 2021”:

  1. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
  2. The Magic House
  3. Children’s Museum of Houston
  4. Kohl Children’s Museum
  5. City Museum
  6. Museum of Discovery
  7. Please Touch Museum
  8. Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  9. The Strong
  10. Children’s Museum of Denver

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features 15 permanent exhibits, including Dinosphere, Fireworks of Glass, Take Me There: Greece, Mini Masterpieces, and The World of Sport.

The museum will be adding Malala Yousafzai’s story to the Power of Children exhibit in September 2021 and the new Dinosphere: Now You’re in Their World will open in March 2022.