Rainy Day Fun

Rain in the forecast? Don’t let that spoil your fun!  There is plenty of indoor fun to be had in Hamilton County. Here are just a few ideas to try when the rainy day blahs kick in. And who knows, you may just discover a hidden gem that has been right under your nose all along!


*Peruse the small scale exhibits at the Museum of Miniature Houses in Carmel (open Wed.-Sun.)
*Let your kids climb on a fire truck at The Carmel Fire Buffs and Fire Department Museum in Carmel

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*Drop in on story time, join in on a preschool science lab or just chill out at the Hamilton East Public Library branches in Fishers and Noblesville
*Explore the Imagination Station or enjoy a Family Film at Carmel Clay Public Library
*Play a board game, research your family history or join a STEM Challenge at Westfield-Washington Public Library
*Let the kids bounce their energy out at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Fishers

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*Enjoy some hands-on play and scientific exploration at Conner Prairie’s indoor Create.Connect area.
*Browse wall after wall of miniature trains at Mr. Muffins Trains in Carmel

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*Bounce the day away at Jump N Play in Noblesville
*Get in touch with your inner artist at Color Me Mine in Carmel
A bit further afield, but well worth the drive:
*Let the kiddos climb, jump and slide to their hearts’ content at the numerous indoor playgrounds in Indianapolis

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*Take a ride down the giant toilet slide (yes, you read that correctly) at Kidscommons in Columbus.
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*Take a road trip to the WonderLab in Bloomington to explore the wonderful world of science.
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