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Great Wall of China Slide at Indy Children's Museum

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The wonderfully, fun slide is back with a brand new look at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum. Previously, the slide was decked out for the holidays, now the slide takes you on a trip to China. This makes a wonderful day trip and great way to spend time together as a family.

As always the Children's Museum has combined learning along with fun as the slide is decked out with faux cut stone and a tower to resemble the Great Wall of China. The slide whisks families from the 2nd level of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis down to the main floor. From now until Aug. 10, families are invited to zoom down the full-story slide and pass through a re-creation of the Great Wall tower! The Great Wall in China spans an estimated 13,000 miles. Many people don’t realize it has an alpine type slide which whisks tourists down a twisty, five-minute ride along the face of the mountain. The re-created slide is 47 feet long.

This is all part of the new summer celebration of Chinese history and culture featuring the new exhibits Take Me There:® China and Terra Cotta Warriors: The Emperor’s Painted Army.

The museum is located at 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN, 46208. Hours are Tues.–Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is a nonprofit institution committed to creating extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences, and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families. For more information about The Children's Museum, visit


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