Attractions in Franklin

CANARY CREEK CINEMA

Theater complex with eight indoor screens and two outdoor drive-in screens that are open seasonally.  Shows recent releases and has a sizeable concessions bar!

  • Hours:  Check website for movie times
  • Holidays closed:  All major U.S. holidays; check movie times
  • Admission per person:  $7.00 – $12.00
  • Address: 870 Mallory Parkway, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Phone: (317) 738-1041
  • Website:  http://www.canarycreekcinemas.com/


RASCAL’S FUN ZONE

This huge arcade and amusement center with both indoor and outdoor attractions can be found just ten minutes north of Franklin in Whiteland, Indiana.  Between the go-karts, mini-golf, bumper boats, duckpin bowling, and massive arcade, boredom is not an option here.  Bring the Tylenol!

  • Hours: Sunday:  11:00am – 10:00pm / Monday – Thursday:  10:00am – 10:00pm / Friday – Saturday:  10:00am – 10:30pm
  • Holidays closed:  All major U.S. holidays
  • Admission per person:  general admission is FREE but activities and arcade are not.  CHECK HERE for these prices
  • Address: 629 US-31, Whiteland, IN 46184
  • Phone: (317) 535-7600
  • Website:  http://www.rascalsfunzone.com/


THE APPLE WORKS

Twenty minutes southwest of Franklin, The Apple Works is a local, family-oriented apple orchard and pumpkin patch with absolutely beautiful grounds and scenery.  There are year-round farm animals available for your kids to visit and feed, as well as a hayground playground and pumpkin house.  Peak time for visiting is definitely during pumpkin picking season when fall festivities are in full swing, but The Apple Works is a fun place to visit with your kids year-round!  

  •  Hours: Sunday:  10:00am – 7:00pm / Monday – Saturday:  9:00am – 7:00pm
  • Holidays closed:  All major U.S. holidays  
  • Admission per person:  FREE  
  • Address:  8157 South 250 West, Trafalgar, IN 46181
  • Phone: (317) 878-9317
  • Website:  http://www.apple-works.com/


THE HISTORIC ARTCRAFT THEATER

Technically a nonprofit organization, this historic theater in the heart of downtown Franklin has a specialty schedule of classic movies, kids movies, film festivals, and special holiday events.  Be sure to check the schedule to see what’s showing!

  • Hours:  Check movie schedule
  • Holidays closed:  All major U.S. holidays; check movie schedule  
  • Admission per person:  $3.50 – $6.50 depending on showing/event
  • Address: 57 North Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Phone: (317) 736-6823
  • Website:  https://www.historicartcrafttheatre.org/


TOODLEYDOO TOYS

Adorable little toy shop right in the downtown strip with not only toys for purchase, but an impressive train table and play kitchen set up to entertain the littles while you/they shop.  Toodleydoo also frequently hosts family game nights, kids workshops, and other fun events that are definitely worth checking out.

  • Hours: Sunday:  1:00pm – 4:00pm / Monday – Friday:  10:00am – 6:00pm / Saturday:  10:00am – 4:00pm 
  • Holidays closed:    All major U.S. holidays
  • Admission per person:  N/A  
  • Address: 1 West Jefferson Street, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Phone: (317) 346-7529
  • Website:   https://www.toodleydootoys.com/

JOHNSON COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Historical museum that serves as a time capsule of Johnson County’s history through time, including prehistoric fossils, pioneer artifacts, cabin, and covered wagon, as well as Civil War and Victorian Era artifacts.   

  • Hours: Sunday – Monday:  CLOSED / Tuesday – Friday:  9:00am – 4:00pm / Saturday:  10:00am – 3:00pm  
  • Holidays closed:  All major U.S. holidays; see calendar for further closings  
  • Admission per person:  FREE
  • Address: 135 North Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Phone: (317) 346-4500
  • Website:  https://co.johnson.in.us/jcmuseum/


TAGALONG FARMS AND BOUTIQUE

Farm animal yoga anyone?  Tagalong Farms Boutique is an adorable shop in downtown Franklin that sells vintage decor, goat milk skincare and beauty products, and some of the most affordable boutique clothing and accessories I’ve ever seen.  From April through November the Franklin boutique hosts the farm’s goats for a weekly Saturday goat yoga class, and once a month the boutique hosts a full-out farm animal yoga, chickens and rabbits included!

  • Hours: Sundays:  12:00pm – 5:00pm / Monday – Tuesday:  CLOSED / Wednesday:  11:00am – 6:00pm / Thursday:  2:00pm – 6:00pm / Friday:  11:00am – 6:00pm / Saturday:  10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Holidays closed: All major U.S. holidays
  • Admission per person:  Goat yoga single – $20.00 /   Goat yoga child – $15.00 /   Farm animal yoga – $35.00
  • Address: 251 East Jefferson Street, Franklin, IN 46131
  • Phone: (317) 438-7640
  • Website:  Boutique website – https://www.shoptagalongfarms.com/ Yoga registration: http://www.studioyouyoga.com/