Conner Prairie in Hamilton County

 

Located in Fishers, Indiana, Conner Prairie is a nationally acclaimed history destination. The outdoor museum's mission is to inspire curiosity and foster learning about Indiana by providing engaging, individualized and unique experiences. Created by Eli Lilly in 1934, Conner Prairie combines history with science and encourages visitors to explore Indiana's natural and cultural heritage through hands-on, immersive and interactive experiences. The museum offers several historically themed, indoor and outdoor experience areas throughout its 800 acres of wooded property. Indiana's first Smithsonian Institute affiliate, Conner Prairie is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

 

Hours and Admission

March 28-Oct. 29
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
Closed Mondays
Adults $17; seniors age 65 and older $16; youth ages 2-12 $12; members and youth under 2 are admitted free.
Groups of 15 or more: adults $12, youth $8.

Nov. 3-Dec. 31
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
Closed Mondays
Adults, seniors age 65 and older and youth ages 2-12, $8; members and youth under age 2 are admitted free. Groups of 15 or more: $7.

1859 Balloon Voyage
Paid general admission to Conner Prairie is required to ride the 1859 Balloon Voyage attraction. Balloon voyages are weather dependent March 24-Oct. 30.
$12 members; $15 non-members.

 

Access Pass

Conner Prairie is proud to partner with other central Indiana museums to make family fun available to more area families. Families that participate in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, food stamps or Hoosier Healthwise Insurance can visit Conner Prairie for just $2 per family member per visit. Aides enjoy complimentary admission with employee ID or proof of employment.

 

Military Discount

Conner Prairie is proud to offer admission relief to military members and veterans. The museum provides free general admission to active duty, retired and veteran military members and 50 percent off general admission for up to five immediate family members. Military ID is required. This discount is valid only for daytime general admission.

Conner Prairie is also a Blue Star Museum. Because of this designation, the museum offers free admission to active duty military personnel and up to five immediate family members - spouse and children - from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Questions? Call Guest Services at 317.776.6006 or 800.966.1836.

 

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