Exploration Saturdays


Free with paid General Admission:

  • Adults: $18
  • Seniors, Ages 65+: $17
  • Youth, Ages 2-12: $13
  • Conner Prairie Members and children under 2: Free

Mark your calendars

September 19: Explore Machine Saturdays

Safety, Our Top Priority

Effective September 7, 2021, in accordance with the CDC recommendations, all guests will be required to wear masks while in the Welcome Center and Historic buildings regardless of vaccination status. Guests will be highly encouraged to wear masks while outdoors if a 6-foot social distance is unable to be maintained. Check here for a full list of our safety precautions.

Explore Machines Saturday

September 19th | 10 AM -5 PM

Festival of Machines

On Saturday, September 19, learn about historic transportation and innovative machinery at Conner Prairie. Spend the day talking to residents of Prairietown about the future of transportation, witness Indiana's rich history of automotive racing with our friends from the Indiana Historical Society, peruse vintage firetrucks, and more!


Sponsored by: First Merchants Bank, Citizens Energy Group, and Reynolds Farm Equipment