Like other major cities, there have been postponed events and meetings in Hamilton County, while temporarily closing restaurants, bars, and attractions—all to help keep residents and visitors safe and healthy.

Please support local restaurants offering takeout and curbside pick-up options or other local businesses – learn more.

We strongly recommend double-checking business websites and social feeds to confirm service hours.

Donate to Good Samaritan Network!

For local, state and national resources in helping those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

Read More

Taylor Center of Natural History

12308 Strawtown Ave.
Noblesville, IN 46060
(317) 774-2574
  • Overview

    Visitors are invited to discover the colorful history of Hamilton County that stretches thousands of years into the past. Taylor Nature Center guests will learn about the Strawtown Enclosure, an American Indian village that was inhabited more than 700 years ago and view displayed artifacts recovered during professional archaeological excavations. The Koteewi Trace exhibit is a comprehensive outdoor interpretive archaeological exhibit featuring a wide variety of components including full-scale, American Indian structures. The exhibit currently scientific method and process of archaeology, giving visitors of all abilities the opportunity to look through the lens of an archaeologist as they discover historic and pre-contact artifacts. House basins, hearths, and trash pits are only a few of the traces that remain. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the year at The Taylor Center of Natural History, which is the centerpiece of Strawtown Koteewi Park's educational efforts.

  • Map

  • Amenities

    Parks
    General
    • Bike Rack:
    • Boat Dock:
    • Canoe Launch:
    • Cross-County Skiing/Snowshoeing:
    • Equestrian Trail:
    • Fishing:
    • Music Pavilion:
    • Natural History Center:
    • Nature Trails:
    • Parking:
    • Prairie:
    • Restrooms:
    • Wetland:
  • Events

    Earth Day Fun

    Dates: 04/18 - 04/18/2020

    Spring Wildflower Walk

    Dates: 04/25 - 04/25/2020
Dynamic Variation: