Events for September 15, 2019
Teresa Altemeyer: History and Watercolor opens June 7, 2019. Ms Altemeyer’s paintings focus on the pastoral scenes of Conner Prairie and the residents of 1836 Prairietown.Find out more »
Get up close to elite cars, steam engines, helicopters, and more! Come and meet some amazing machines! If you want to get up close and personal with machines big and small, this is your chance. We will be hosting the First Festival of Machine Invitational Showcase, featuring vehicles that represent the best of the best…Find out more »
Explore the world of historic trades at Conner Prairie’s daily Make and Take stations. Stop by our Make and Take stations to enjoy short session craft activities. Have fun making many different types of crafts and activities like carpentry, candle making, jewelry making, cooking, and much more. All tools and materials are included. Offerings change…Find out more »
Adult Pricing: Daily
Youth Pricing: Tues-Thurs
Youth Pricing: Fri-Sun
Donor-Level Pricing: Daily
Donor Member: $8
Events and Programs
Experience Conner Prairie
Step back in time and join a bustling community where people, animals, objects, and daily routines are exactly the same as they were over 150 years ago.
1859 Balloon Voyage
Soar high above Conner Prairie in a helium-filled balloon, and learn how manned flight moved from dream to reality.
1863 Civil War Journey
Immerse yourself in Hoosier life during the Civil War and enlist to help defend the state from Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his raiders.
Lenape Indian Camp
Live like a Lenape Indian as you toss a tomahawk, climb inside a wigwam, and try your hand at fur trading in Conner Prairie’s earliest historical area.
Step inside the barn of a real working farm, where you can feed, pet, and play with livestock, while learning from their caretakers.
William Conner House
Enter one of Indiana’s first brick homes where you can discover the story of William Conner and how Indiana’s history changed here.
Connect with nature and play freely in a 4-story treehouse surrounded by special activity areas where guests of all ages can dig in and have fun.
Create, climb, explore, play, and pretend in a one-of-a-kind indoor play area perfect for kids through the age of 8.
Design a new invention, fly a plane, and create an electrical circuit in this fun ever-changing indoor exhibit that celebrates innovation in Indiana.
The Prairie is in Your Hands
As a non-profit, we need your support to help us do what we do best—like caring for heritage breeds of livestock, running our popular day camps, and training a new generation of Youth Volunteers to carry the spirit of our mission far beyond our fences.