Conner Prairie’s Winter Weekend Experiences

Even when it's cold outside, there's fantastic fun at Conner Prairie.

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Are you ready to get out of the house? Conner Prairie is offering outdoor programming where you can do so safely, with brand new outdoor experiences happening weekends through March. This winter, guests can explore Conner Prairie’s grounds in immersive — and socially distanced — ways.

The museum has new outdoor experiences Saturday and Sundays this winter, with grounds open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. While buildings are closed due to COVID-19, during these special weekends, guests will be welcomed outside for timed outdoor excursions led by a Conner Prairie interpreter, special behind-the-scenes guided tours of the grounds, and play-based activities for children of all ages. Timed tickets are required for entry for all experiences, as well as for guests who would like to just enjoy Conner Prairie grounds.

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February: Nature in Winter

Through the winter, the activities will focus around a central theme. February’s events will invite guests to enter the outdoors with a winter edition of a nature scavenger hunt, programming that highlights winter animal adaptations, and other cold-weather activities. Guests can learn about all the life and interesting things happening when the prairie is blanketed with snow. Families can explore the Conner Prairie grounds at their leisure, including enjoying the tubing hill (and sledding, if it snows!).

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March: Changing Seasons

In March, Conner Prairie will celebrate the changing of seasons, featuring Story Strolls around the grounds, programming explaining ways to explore nature with all our senses, and how broken things are made like new again. Guests are invited to embrace what makes the changing seasons so special, with all of their senses.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of guests and staff alike, tickets for Conner Prairie’s winter experiences must be reserved in advance, with timed entries scheduled to adhere to attendance limitations. For more information and to reserve tickets, visit