Thursday, September 19, 2013

Conner Prairie at Dawn

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, will open its doors from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. for adults to explore 200 acres of beautiful landscape. During Conner Prairie at Dawn, visitors will be able to take photos, paint, sketch, hike, meditate, do yoga, or simply enjoy our beautiful grounds before the park opens to the public. Capture the sun rising over our historical covered bridge, identify native birds, animals and insects, marvel at the morning fog rolling off the historic prairie, burn calories on our Nature Walk, or just enjoy the peace and tranquility of Conner Prairie’s beautiful landscape. This event is for adults 18 and older. Admission is $10, which includes access to our grounds from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. For those wanting to explore our historic grounds after 10 a.m., you may purchase full-price, general admission tickets for $15. This includes admission from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park inspires curiosity and fosters learning by immersing visitors in Indiana’s past. The state’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, Conner Prairie allows visitors to explore Indiana’s natural and cultural heritage by visiting communities and moments from the past and learning about events, discoveries and forces that shaped the American Midwest. Encouraging discovery about the environment, innovation and invention, bio-sciences, technology, the arts and culture, Conner Prairie inspires lifelong interests and prepares the next generation to be competitive in a global marketplace. Conner Prairie and its five outdoor experiences, indoor interactive exhibits and acres of natural exploration areas not only welcome more than 330,000 visitors annually – including more than 60,000 students – but also attract peers from across the nation seeking to learn from its innovations and success. Visit Conner Prairie or call 317.776.6006 or 800.966.1836 for admission dates, hours, ticket prices and opportunities to donate. Connect with Conner Prairie on Facebook at, Flickr at, YouTube and Twitter at

Copy supplied by Lynelle Mellady. Photo from Google.

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