Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science
At Conner Prairie, you’ll find four themed historic areas to explore: Lenape Camp, Conner Homestead, 1836 Prairietown and 1859 Balloon Voyage. In each area "look, don’t touch" becomes "look, touch, smell, taste and hear” as you live history first-hand. Explore 200 beautiful, wooded acres and discover fun daily activities, themed days and exciting ways to experience the past with your family. Don’t miss the Animal Encounters Barn where you can get up close with your favorite farm friends!
Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
The 390-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest naturally exposed, easily accessible Devonian fossil beds in the world. It is a coral-sponge patch reef. The park features a beautiful interpretive center overlooking the fossil beds containing an exhibit gallery and video presentation.
The fossil beds are in the bed and bank of the Ohio River and are best exposed late summer to late autumn.
General, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Earthship Corp. was formed by Sue Blakely, a tireless worker and believer in Vic Cook's approach to improving society. She is living in a forest with no outside utility hook up. Sue is living "off the land" in a beautiful handmade log cabin of her own design. Her cabin sets on a plateau on a hillside over looking a creek and a wet land.
Anthropology, Aquarium, Arboretum, Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Planetarium, Science, Specialized, University
Joseph Moore Museum is the regional natural history museum for eastern Indiana. It provides opportunities for Earlham students to have hands-on experience working in a museum in the fields of zoology, botany, anthropology, geology, education, and applied arts. Students curate the collection, provide tours and planetarium shows for visitors, maintain the live animal collections, and design and build exhibits. Guidance is provided by natural science faculty members.
Art, History, Nature Centers, Science
South Bend, Indiana
New Carlisle, Indiana
Children's, History, Military, Nature Centers
In 1965, Culver Woodcraft Camp opened its new museum and nature center. The gift of William Griffith, Robert G. Friedman SS'38, S. Truman Olin, Jr. SS'42, Ralph Smith, and Peirce Ward, SS'03, it is the hub of all nature activities for the Woodcraft Camp.