AttractionsMarch 23, 2017
(Updated Thursday, March 23)
Angel Mounds Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave., Evansville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. CDT Sundays. www.angelmounds.org
Big Splash Adventure, Valley of the Springs Resort, 8505 W. State Road 56, French Lick: 877-936-3866 or www.bigsplashadventure.com
Falls of the Ohio State Park Interpretive Center, at the end of West Riverside Drive, Clarksville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays. www.fallsoftheohio.org
Indiana Caverns, 1267 Green Acres Lane S.W., Corydon. Features a 25-minute boat ride, a waterfall, thriving cave life and Big Bone Mountain. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily April through October and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily November through March. Closed Christmas. www.indianacaverns.com
Indiana Railway Museum, French Lick. Excursion trains depart from the former Monon Railroad Passenger Station. The two-hour, 20-mile trip takes passengers though several limestone rock cuts, part of the Hoosier National Forest and the 2,200-foot Burton Tunnel. Ride the train: 1 p.m. April 22-23 and 29-30. Special events: “The Wizard of Oz,” 6:30 p.m. Friday, next Thursday and March 31 and 2 and 6 p.m. March 18-19, 25-26 and April 1-2; Wild West Hold-Ups, May 28-30, July 2-4 and 23-24, Sept. 3-5 and Oct. 8-9; Chocolate Tasting Trains, June 24 and July 15; “Day Out With Thomas,” Sept. 17-18 and 24-25; and “Polar Express,” Nov. 3-Dec. 23. Museum hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, free. 800-748-7246 or www.indianarailwaymuseum.org
Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens: The zoo features 3,800 animals representing 320 species, while the botanical gardens feature more than 1,000 plant varieties. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends, through May 25. Closed major holidays. www.indianapoliszoo.com
Jasper City Mill, 160 Third Ave. The mill features cornmeal ground on site, craft items, old-fashioned candy and local products. Dubois County Art Guild Gallery Walk — features work by Nancy Gerber through April; items from artisans available in the gift shop. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Koch Immersive Theatre, Evansville (all times CST). Now playing: “Life: A Cosmis Story,” “Perfect Little Planet,” “Dinosaurs at Dusk!” and “Sunstruck.” Traditional planetarium show: “Skies Over Evansville,” 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 812-425-2406 or www.emuseum.org/koch-immersive-theater
Lincoln Living Historical Farm and Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City (all times CDT). Visitor Center Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through mid-April. Closed major holidays. www.nps.gov/libo/ or 812-937-4541
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, 800 W. Main St., Louisville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays. 877-775-8443 or www.sluggermuseum.com
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Sept. 24. www.louisvillezoo.org
Marengo Cave Park: The Crystal Palace walking tour features a formation-filled room and huge flowstone deposits, while the Dripstone Trail walking tour is known for its profusion of delicate soda straw formations, slender totem pole stalagmites and penny ceiling. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. http://marengocave.com
Mega Cavern, 1841 Taylor Ave., Louisville. Louisville. Historic Tram Tours, Mega Zips and Mega Quest, an underground ropes challenge. Closed major holidays. Closed major holidays. 877-614-6342 or www.louisvillemegacavern.com
Mesker Park Zoo, 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville. Hours (CST): 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 812-435-6143 or www.meskerparkzoo.com
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