Evansville, Indiana

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Evansville, Indiana, USA

Attractions in Evansville, Indiana

Amusements

  • AdventureLand Golf
    4650 Morgan Center Drive, Evansville, IN 47715
    812-477-0500, Open May through December, AdventureLand has two miniature 18-hole golf courses where you can test your skills with caves, waterfalls, and streams. more info  map

  • Burdette Park Aquatic Center
    5301 Nurrenbern Road, Evansville, IN 47712
    812-435-5603, Part of the 140 acre Burdette Park, the Aquatic Center features a large Olympic pool with two diving boards, a family pool with two slides, a children's pool with... more info  map

  • Canvas & Conversation
    2425 Highway 41 North, Suite 137, Evansville, IN 47711
    812-425-5960, Canvas & Conversation offers a variety of art entertainment activities and parties for all ages that use acrylic paints. The activities coordinator is an Indiana State... more info  map

  • Hands on Discovery Children's Museum
    123 Northwest 4th Street, Evansville, IN 47708
    Located in Downtown Evansville
    812-477-4929, Hands on Discovery Children's Museum is a 20,000 square foot children's learning center featuring interactive exhibits for the whole family.  more info  map

  • Howell Park Par 3
    1101 South Barker Avenue, Evansville, IN 47712
    812-422-8495, A nine-hole miniature golf course, Howell Park Par 3 Miniature Golf is fun for the whole family. more info  map

Casinos

  • Tropicanna Evansville
    41 Northwest Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47708
    812-433-4000, Gaming, live entertainment, shopping, a hotel, and on-site restaurants are waiting for you at Tropicanna Evansville. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Old Post Office and Customs House
    Located at the corner of Second & Sycamore Streets
    The Old Post Office and Customs House is a classic example of the Richardsonian Romanesque style. It features round arches, stone masonry, and towers. more info  map

  • Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse
    201 Northwest Fourth Street, Evansville, IN 47708
    812-423-3361, Designed by architect Henry W. Wolters, the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse is a fine example of Neo-Baroque architecture. more info  map

  • Willard Carpenter House
    405 Carpenter Street, Evansville, IN 47708
    A restored Georgian style home built of brick and stone, the Willard Carpenter House features a balanced facade and a classic facade.  more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
    200 Southeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-428-8200, Known as "The New Central Library," it features collection rooms, a computer lab, two floors of public service space, meeting rooms, a children's area, cafe, and a... more info  map

  • Willard Library
    21 First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710
    812-425-4309, The oldest public library building in the state, Willard Library was started as "a public library for the use of the people of all classes, races, and sexes, free of... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Evansville African-American Museum
    534 South Garvin Street, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-423-5188, Located at one of the original housing projects in the city, this museum provides information on the culture and history of African Americans locally and nationally. more info  map

  • Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
    411 Southeast Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-425-2406, The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science houses a $10 million permanent art collection ranging from 16th century paintings to modern sculptures by world-renowned... more info  map

  • Evansville Museum Transportation Center
    411 Southeast Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-425-2406, The Evansville Museum Transportation Center (EMTRAC) details the history of early Evansville river, rail, aviation and street transportation. Artifacts include a steam... more info  map

  • James Bethel Gresham Memorial Home
    2 Wedeking Avenue, Evansville, IN 47711
    This home was built in honor of the Evansville native who was the first casualty of World War I. more info  map

  • Louis J. Koch Family Children's Museum
    22 Southeast Fifth Street, Evansville, IN 47708
    812-464-2663, "The mission of the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville is to spark the curious minds and imaginations of children and their families through dynamic exhibits,... more info  map

  • Reitz Home Museum
    224 Southeast First Sreet., Evansville, IN 47713
    Located in Historic Preservation District
    812-426-1871, One of the country's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, the Reitz Home Museum is filled with authentic period furniture, silk damask-covered walls,... more info  map

  • Synchronicity Gallery
    56 and 58 Adams Avenue, Evansville, IN 47713
    Located next to Alhambra Theatre
    812-422-SYNC, Synchronicity Gallery is a 4,000-square foot arts venue which displays, sells, and leases visual art from local, regional, national, and international artists with... more info  map

  • USS LST 325 Ship Memorial
    840 LST Drive, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-435-8678, Located along the riverfront at Marina Point, this authentic Landing Ship, Tank has served in the Artic, the Greek Navy, and during WWII. One of only two World War II... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
    2421 Bement Avenue, Evansville, IN 47720
    812-435-6143, Indiana's oldest zoo, Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden extends over 70 acres and has more than 625 animals from 200 species living in natural habitats surrounded by... more info  map

  • Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
    551 North Boeke Road, Evansville, IN 47711
    812-479-0771, Take a walk, have a picnic, play on the playground, and enjoy nature at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, a National Natural Landmark and a State Nature Preserve with... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Koch Planetarium
    411 Southeast Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713
    812-425-2406, The oldest planetarium in Indiana, Koch Planetarium creates "a realistic and scientifically-accurate simulation of the night sky, using a highly-specialized "star... more info  map

  

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