Home to over 3,800 animals representing 320 species, Indianapolis Zoo features a zoological park, an aquarium, and a botanical garden. Located in White River Park, the zoo is organized into biomes (areas of the planet with similar climates, plants, and animals) and boasts a variety of exhibits, habitats, and displays showcasing the zoo’s inhabitants.
The zoo is famous for its state-of-the-art dolphin pavilion, which adheres to a combination of approaches to dolphin/human interaction. If you are looking for best things to do in Indianapolis with kids, the Indianapolis Zoo is not to be missed. It is home to the Underwater Dolphin Dome, where dolphins can be viewed from beneath the water, the Marsh Dolphin Theater, which features a vast pool and a coastal village scene and features a dolphin show every day, and the Dolphin In-Water Adventure, an interactive dolphin program. Read more
1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana, Phone: 317-630-2001
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