Hours and Admission

Admission Prices I Access Pass program I Admission Relief for Military


The outdoor experience areas are closed for the season and will open again on March 26, 2015. Please visit the indoor experience areas, Discovery Station, Create.Connect and Craft Corner, for year round fun and exploration.

The outdoor experience areas are open March 26 - November 1, 2015 and on during certain holiday programming days, weather permitting.

River Crossing Water Play Area is open Memorial Day-Labor Day.

Thursday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 3 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until December 29
November 28-30, December 6, 13 & 20, December 26 - January 4: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Open New Years Eve
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day

January-March 25
Thursday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 3 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

March 26 - April 12
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays

April 13 - May 4

Thursday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Closed Easter Sunday

May 5-November 1

Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays
Open Monday, Memorial Day
Open Monday, Labor Day

Important Info

Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Pets are not allowed on Conner Prairie's property.
Parking is free at Conner Prairie.

Admission Prices for General Daytime Admission

Teachers/Field Trip Information: See the School Programs Guide for programs and pricing.

November 6- December 4, 5, 7, 10-12, 17-19, 21
$7 adults, $7 youth 2-12
November 28-30, December 6, 13 & 20, December 26 - January 4:
Holiday Adventures*: $12 adults, $9 youth 2-12

Free for members & youth under 2
Group rate (15 guests or more): $5

*Weather permitting, portions of the outdoor grounds will be open November 28-30, December 6, 13 & 20 and December 26 - January 4.

Evening events require a reservation and prepaid admission.

January 5 -March 25 2015
$8 adults, $8 youth 2-12
Free for members & youth under 2

March 26-November 1, 2015
$16 adults, $15 seniors 65+, $11 youth 2-12
Group Admission (15 guests or more): $11 adults, $7 youth 2-12

  • Free for members & youth under 2
  • 1859 Balloon Voyage: $15, $12 member
  • Symphony on the Prairie, Headless Horseman, 1859 Balloon Voyage tickets, and evening programs are not included in the general admission price.
Military discount supported by
The Depot at Nickel Plate
Lake City Bank

Admission Relief for Military Members
Conner Prairie is proud to offer admission relief to the military by providing free daytime general admission to active-duty, retired and veteran military members and 50% off the general admission price for up to five immediate family members. Military ID is required. This discount is valid only for daytime general admission.

Conner Prairie is also part of the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Our accessibility and autism-friendly options for guests with special needs 

Access Pass Program

 Conner Prairie is proud to partner with The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and other local institutions to make fun family learning affordable for more Indiana families through the Access Pass Program. Families that participate in any of the state assistance programs listed below can visit these locations for just $1 per family member on the account per visit*. Required documentation and a completed Access Pass application are required.

Required documents

  • Hoosier Healthwise or Hoosier Works Enrollment Recertification Letter, issued by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. Letter must be issued in the primary adult cardholder name and verify program enrollment for the current year. To request your letter or view the status of your enrollment, please visit the following website:

  • Indiana State Issued photo ID card, either a Driver’s License or State Identification card. The name on the photo ID must match an adult name on the recertification letter. Employee and Student IDs or out-of-state IDs will not be accepted.

Qualifying programs for Indiana residents

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Food stamps
Hoosier Healthwise Insurance

Please click here for more Access Pass information, including the application.

Hours and Admission Details

*Click on a date below to see hours and admission details. Questions? Call Guest Services at 317.776.6006 or 800.966.1836.

December 2014
January 2015
February 2015