To inspire curiosity and foster learning about Indiana's past by providing engaging, individualized and unique experiences.
Spanning nearly 1,000 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes 400,000 guests of all ages annually. As Indiana's first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie offers various outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning spaces that combine history and art with science, technology, engineering and math to offer an authentic look into the history that shapes society today.
Created by Eli Lilly in 1934, Conner Prairie encourages visitors to explore Indiana’s natural and cultural heritage through hands-on, immersive and interactive experiences.
Conner Prairie is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization that relies on grants and philanthropic donations from corporations and individuals for sustainability and growth.