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Corn Maze FAQs

What is the corn maze at Conner Prairie?
The maze features three paths - a small maze for younger guests, a long maze for teens and adults, and new this year a spooky maze ready made with lots of tricks and surprises. (Guest ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult).

When does it open?
The corn maze opens to the general public Sept. 22 and closes on the last day of the museum’s outdoor season, Oct. 28.

How big is it?
Total, the maze spans 11 acres. That’s 479,160 square feet of corn, and over 22,000 feet of paths.

How long does it take to go through?
The long maze takes about an hour or more for guests to get through. The short maze is designed to take about 30 minutes to navigate and is recommended for younger children.

Is the maze haunted or scary?
The short and long mazes are not haunted and not intended to be scary. However, new this year, our third maze "Headless Hallow" has a few surprises that might make you jump - thrilling but certainly not terrifying. Any of the mazes in the darkness could be scary for younger children. "Headless Hallow" Haunted Corn Maze is recommended for ages 11+ and only open at sundown on Headless Horseman nights.

Does it cost to go through it?
The daytime corn maze is only open to guests who have paid museum general admission and members. It cannot be purchased as a standalone attraction. During normal museum hours, which is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 28, the corn maze will cost $5 for the general public and $4 for members of Conner Prairie. Children under age 2 can go through free of charge.

Are their age requirements or restrictions?
Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult while navigating through the corn maze.

Is the corn maze open during Headless Horseman?
Yes, the maze will be open on Headless Horseman festival nights. There is no charge to go through the maze for those attending the Headless Horseman festival. The last guests will be admitted into the maze at around 9 p.m.