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Conner Society

Conner Society donors provide Conner Prairie with the stability and support necessary to adventure into new areas. The latest developments on our grounds would not have been possible without our loyal Conner Society donors. By joining today, you are ensuring that schoolchildren and families continue to have access to a one-of-a-kind immersion in history, an experience that ignites imaginations and dreams.

Conner Society Membership ($1,000-$2,499)

Your gift of $1,000 can pay for 4 historical costumes, provide 100 bales of hay for the animals to eat, or subsidize a field trip for 40 students. Joining Conner Society means having a hand in shaping future generations and in ensuring that history continues to come alive.

In appreciation for your loyal support, you and your family will enjoy the additional perks of a Conner Society membership.

  • All the benefits of our Plus Level Membership
  • Six (6) guests for DAYTIME general admission (cardholder must accompany guests)
  • $8 tickets for 1859 Balloon Voyage for you and your guests
  • Free admission and Anytime Passes to Headless Horseman for household members and six (6) guests (cardholder must accompany guests)
  • VIP Parking at Symphony on the Prairie
  • Discount on Playtime on the Prairie tickets
  • 25% discount on Birthday Parties
  • Smithsonian membership
  • Invitations to VIP receptions, openings and special events

Conner Society Traveler ($2,500-$4,999)

Your gift of $2,500 can pay the veterinary bill for the animal husbandry program this year; this program preserves some of the rarest historical breeds in the country.

A gift of $4,000 offsets the cost of hosting an elementary school trip for an entire grade, ensuring that children continue to come to Conner Prairie to learn and be inspired.

In appreciation for your gift, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Traveler membership.

In appreciation for your loyal support, you and your family will enjoy the additional perks of a Conner Society membership.

  • Conner Society level membership benefits
  • Behind the scenes access to the Conner Prairie collections (approximately 27,000 items)
  • Invitations to exclusive hands-on experiences

Conner Society Adventurer ($5,000-$9,999)

Your gift of $5,000 can purchase supplies for Craft Corner for the entire of year; a gift of $7,500 can also purchase the supplies for popular summer camp art projects.

In appreciation for your support, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Adventurer membership.

  • Conner Society Traveler benefits
  • Personalized behind-the-scenes experience

Conner Society Trailblazer ($10,000-$24,999)

A gift of $10,000 can replace the roof on a historic building in Prairietown, while $20,000 covers the cost of offering free admission to members of the military.

In appreciation for your gift, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Trailblazer membership.

  • Conner Society Adventurer benefits
  • Second VIP parking pass

Conner Society Pioneer ($25,000-$49,999)

A gift of $25,000 supports Conner Prairie's commitment to bring history to life by supporting research materials, necessary supplies, and training for the historical interpreters that make Conner Prairie truly special.

In appreciation for your gift, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Pioneer membership.

  • Conner Society Trailblazer benefits
  • Private meet and greet with Animal Encounters' newest

Conner Society Settler ($50,000-$99,999)

Your gift of $50,000 allows Conner Prairie to open for free on President's Day, making it possible for all children to meet Teddy Roosevelt, eat cake with George Washington, and play games with Abraham Lincoln.

In appreciation for your gift, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Settler membership.

  • Conner Society Pioneer benefits
  • Invitations to private parlor events hosted by Board of Directors for early access to Conner Prairie's vision for the future

Conner Society Homesteader ($100,000+)

Your gift of $100,000 sets the pace for Conner Prairie's future. Because of your generosity, Conner Prairie can explore new ways to bring learning to life and to use the beautiful grounds set aside by Eli Lilly to enhance our community for generations to come.

In appreciation for your gift, you and your family will enjoy the perks of a Conner Society Homesteader membership.

  • Conner Society Settler benefits
  • Invitation to President's Circle events