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When the temperature drops and snow covers the ground, it may seem as if activities are restricted. This is not the case for Indianapolis as they have plenty of fun things to do, even on cold and snowy days.

Visit one of their many museums to learn about history, view beautiful art, and interact with collections. Catch a glimpse of the new NCAA Hall of Fame exhibition that has centuries of vintage collections.

There's a variety of exciting attractions and entertainment in the area that range from shopping and pottery to arcades. Warm up and sip on a hot chocolate from the Chocolate Cafe or cool down and go ice skating.

Indianapolis has tons of winter activities to choose from whether you want to be crafty, play games, go skating, sight-see, shop until you drop, or simply relax. Explore some of your options on our list of 'things to do' on snowy days in Indianapolis:

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3902 N Glen Arm Rd, Indianapolis IN, 46254
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6101 North Keystone Avenue, Indianapolis IN, 46220
After nearly 50 years of serving the Indianapolis community, Glendale Town Center has been completely redesigned to provide a convenient and memorable...
Castleton Square
Shopping $
6020 E 82nd St, Indianapolis IN, 46250
Castleton Square is the largest mall in the state of Indiana, serving the northern Indianapolis metro area, which includes the affluent communities of Carmel,...
Travel & Recreation $$
617 Third Avenue S.W., Carmel IN, 46032
Indiana's largest laser tag center!
Travel & Recreation
49 West Maryland Street Suite 206, Indianapolis IN, 46204
The ultimate "arcade," 27,000 square feet for both individuals and groups, here you will find state-of-the-art video game technology and attractions.
Half Baked Pottery and Gifts
Shopping $
6511 Ferguson St, Indianapolis IN, 46220
We are a paint-your-own pottery and fired arts studio. Come in to make gifts, relax, visit with family and friends, or learn something new!
Chocolate Cafe -Indianapolis
Restaurant $$
30 Monument Cir, Indianapolis IN, 46204
The worlds BEST hot chocolate! We have everything to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Strikers Bowling Center
Bar $
706 E Main St, Vevay IN, 47043
IF WE HAVE BOWLERS AT 10PM WE STAY OPEN!! Strikers offers Open Bowling Specials and League Bowling. Planning a birthday party? Need a space to gather...
Western Bowl
Recreation $$
6441 W Washington St, Indianapolis IN, 46241-3024
Effective August 10th the new hours of operation take effect. Visit our website to make reservations. Thank you for being part of our Bowling Family.
Fountain Square Theatre Building
Travel $
1105 Prospect St, Indianapolis IN, 46203
Fountain Square was the first commercial historic district in Indiana. It played an important part in the Indianapolis theater heritage; the areas commercial...
Travel $
650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis IN, 46204
The Indiana State Museum brings the best of the museum world home to Indiana by offering a wide variety of changing exhibits. The Ford Gallery, NiSource...
IMAX Theater Indiana State Museum
Theater $
650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis IN, 46204
The IMAX at the Indiana State Museum offers the biggest Hollywood films and IMAX documentaries on IMAX digital and 15/70mm film. We're one of the only...
1043 Virginia Avenue Suite 5, Indianapolis IN, 46203
Seeing is Becoming brings together six emerging artists who create objects that might be described as potential portraits. These works play with the ambiguity...
Travel $
450 W. Ohio St, Indianapolis IN, 46202
The center includes interactive, changing exhibits featuring one of the nation's largest Abraham Lincoln collections, a state-of-the-art research library,...