Columbian Park Zoo is home to over 190 animals representing 79 different species. The zoo offers a variety of education programs throughout the year, inspiring an appreciation for the world's wildlife. The Zoo is undergoing a major renovation project. Several new exhibits will be added each year.
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.
Botanical Garden, Park
Oldest City Park in Indianapolis 1881.
Historic Conservatory and Formal Gardens with large fountains.
Part of the largest National Registered Historic Places “park and boulevard system”.
Gardens completely renovated in 1999.
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.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park
The Lincoln Pioneer Village was constructed during the period from 1935 to 1937 with government funds by the Works Projects Administration. This memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s 14 formative years (1816-1830) spent in Spencer County consists primarily of structures and other artifacts which represent the life and times of Lincoln, his pioneer neighbors and friends.
Lincoln City, Indiana
General, History, Library, Military, Park, Science, Specialized
Our building is located in Fort Harrison State Park in the historic Camp Glenn area - building #711.
Battle Ground, Indiana