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Conner Prairie to Honor First Responders with Free Admission

Conner Prairie today announced Saturday, Aug. 4 as First Responders Day to honor those who protect the community. First responders with a valid photo ID will receive free admission and their guests will receive a 50 percent discount on admission. The celebration will commence with celebratory remarks at 9:30 a.m. and Conner Prairie will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chinese House

Conner Prairie and Ritz Charles Partner to Reopen Historic Chinese House as Stunning Event Venue

Conner Prairie today announced a partnership with Ritz Charles to invest more than $3 million to renovate and expand Eli Lilly’s historic Chinese House located on the grounds of Conner Prairie near 131st Street and Allisonville Road.

Animal Encounters - Arapawa Goats

3 of world’s rarest breed of goats born at Conner Prairie

The Arapawa kids were born the week of March 19-23 to two Arapawa does through natural breeding. The new arrivals were about 5-7 pounds when born, said Conner Prairie Livestock Staff Interpreter Emily Nyman. They will nurse for about two months while their diet shifts to hay and grass.

Bank of America

Bank of America partners with nationally acclaimed living history museum Conner Prairie

Bank of America announced today a unique partnership with one of the country’s most-visited living history museums located in Indiana. The bank will be a new 2018 corporate sponsor of Conner Prairie, a nationally acclaimed, Smithsonian-affiliated museum founded in 1934.

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Largest group of youth volunteers in Conner Prairie’s history set to serve starting March 27, first day of museum’s 2018 outdoor season

Thirty-four students have been selected to be new youth volunteers at Conner Prairie for the 2018 season, raising the total number of youth in the program to the largest group the museum has ever assembled.

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Record attendance, national honors highlight 2017 for Smithsonian affiliate Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie, one of the most-visited outdoor history museums in the U.S., broke its all-time annual attendance record and several special event attendance records last year.