Events for June 20, 2019
Get a whole summer's worth of fun and adventure packed into one week!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 »
On select Thursday nights this Summer, step into the gondola of our tethered balloon and see Conner Prairie from a new perspective during our Sunset Flights. You’ll be lifted more than 370 feet into the air as the sun sets over the prairie and be treated to unique views of our 1,000 acres. You can even purchase…Find out more »
It's late at night when you notice that your grandmother, who has been ill, is getting worse. You feel her forehead; she’s burning up. You know with a fever that high, she won’t survive without medicine. The only place within miles that carries the right concoction is the fur trader. He won’t be open until…Find out more »
Stories of the Stanley family disappearance have been in circulation through your town for weeks. Local rumor has it, the father went missing first, and soon after the rest of the family vanished. Some people say the father abandoned his family, and without him they couldn’t keep up and found a new place up the…Find out more »
Join us for this brand-new series, where curious adults can get their think on – and their drink on – with a thought-provoking, interactive, and social evening of thematic learning! Theodore Roosevelt called it "the most American thing in America" – an event that provided the opportunity to gather for cultural development as a shared…Find out more »
Today's Status: Not Flying
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.