Come enjoy Evansville, Indiana. You'll find family attractions, exciting nightlife, and the education and culture of seven themed museums.
- Amazonia, Forest of Riches, at Evansville's Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
- Angel Mounds State Historic Site
- Burdette Park and Aquatic Center
- Casino Aztar and The District Dining and Entertainment Destination
- cMoe – Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville
- Evansville African American Museum
- Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
- John James Audubon Museum (just five minutes from Evansville)
- LST 325 World War II Warship
- Reitz Home Museum
- Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
- Willard Library
For more information, download an Evansville Visitors Guide. Or call (800) 433-3025 to request a copy by mail.
Experience the South American rainforest in a climate-controlled 76 degrees year round. From the tree top canopy to the river basin, natural animals and plants of the region surround you! Keep a watchful eye for the King & Queen of the jungle - the jaguars! Open 365 days a year. AMAZONIA is located inside Mesker Park Zoo through the new entrance on Mesker Park Drive. Admission includes access to all exhibits in the zoo.
Angel Mounds State Historic Site is nationally recognized as one of the best-preserved prehistoric Native American sites in the United States. Angel Mounds features a newly designed model museum that tell the story of the people of the Middle Mississippian culture who inhabited this area from 1000 to 1450 A.D. and the archeological remains of mounds they inhabited. Trails lead through the village for biking and hiking. Amazing new find that unearths more of the mysteries of our earliest settlers.
Home to the Evansville Otters of the Independent Frontier League, Bosse Field opened in 1915 and was the first municipally owned sports facility in the United States. Only Boston's Fenway Park (1912) and Chicago's Wrigley Field (1914) are older than Evansville's Bosse Field. Site for the filming of "A League of Our Own" in 1992. Whether you're a sports fan or a history buff, this structure is a must see!
The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana manages this outstanding gallery for local and regional artists and imagery. Exhibits, art-for-sale, performance art and a beautiful setting to cultivate the arts community.
Buffalo Run gives you a rare opportunity to see live buffalo and ostriches. They are kept in the fenced pasture located just behind the Buffalo Run Grill & Gifts. Restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Burdette Park has family fun year-round.The park is open 7AM-midnight, 365 days a year. The Park Office is open from 8AM-4:30PM Memorial Day through Labor Day. After Labor Day, it is open 8AM-4:30PM weekdays only. All activities in the park are subject to operational hours, rental restrictions and weather conditions. After Aug. 9 , 2013 the Aquatic Center will be closed Monday thru Friday and open weekends only through Labor Day.
18 Holes; 7,011 Total Yards
Casino Aztar offers dockside gaming 24/7! Located on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Evansville, Indiana, the centerpiece of this attraction is the "City Of Evansville" riverboat casino featuring three levels of Las Vegas-style gaming action. Over one thousand slot machines offer a variety of play from $0.01 to $100. Table games include Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker, Bonus Let It Ride Poker, Omaha, plus a live Poker Room. Overnight guests can select from accommodations at the 250-room Casino Aztar Hotel or the 100-room Le Merigot Hotel.
18 Holes ; 6,023 Total Yards
The Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville has become the new favorite place for children of all ages from the Evansville and tri-state region! Visiting this museum is an experience that will engage your child as they learn and have a ball - as in the Quack Factory assembly of sirens, bells and lights to signal the relay of the production sequence. Or let them try out their stage talents to write, direct and edit their own play complete with video replay to see themselves as stars! Children under 18 should be accompanied by an adult.