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Conner Prairie, Fishers

4.6
#2 of 10 in Things to do in Fishers
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, Conner Prairie offers the chance to immerse yourself in America's era of westward expansion and development. Visit the park, home to a house itself listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and delve deep into the 19th century, when this rural area began to grow as the nation's heartland. Wander the street of the town, recreated to resemble its appearance in 1836, and explore the array of replica businesses, sights, and reenactors dressed in period clothing. Afterward, make your way to the Civil War experience, which documents the defense of the area from a daring Confederate raid in 1863. You can also wander the park's network of nature trails to enjoy the nearby forest and even see some local animal residents. Plan to visit Conner Prairie during your Fishers vacation using our convenient Fishers travel tool.
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  • A sprawling living museum made possible by Eli Lilly, Connor Prairie gives an interesting glimpse into life around the Civil War time in Indiana. They have many buildings across the property, many of....  more »
  • On a driving trip from Virginia to Missouri, my wife and I looked for interesting sites to visit along the way, found Conner Prairie, and are so glad we stopped here. Much like Williamsburg Virginia.....  more »
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  • This is such a great place for family fun! People of all ages can enjoy this great place! The staff are always very friendly and informative and make learning so much fun! I especially love that they have designated rooms for Breastfeeding and changing babies!!! It’s the cherry on top for me!
  • Love, love, LOVE this place!! A little bit of everything. Great play area for kids on hot or bad weather days indoors, fun outdoor play areas for the kids on nice days. Everything you need is there, food, drinks restrooms etc which is key for a family with several children under 4. Great time, great place, we WILL be back!!!!

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