Lafayette, Indiana

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Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Attractions in Lafayette, Indiana

Amusements

  • Eastside Golf & Amusement
    2378 South 475 East, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-714-7625, This amusement venue offers 40 tee boxes at the driving range with 15 of them sheltered and heated, seven batting cages, a 24 foot high climbing wall, a concession... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Monon Depot
    313 North Fifth Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-423-7529, This Neoclassical building was used by the railroad until 1959 and now features an art gallery and a 200 seat auditorium. Many community events and performances are... more info  map

  • Tippecanoe County Courthouse
    Between Third and Fourth Streets
    765-447-9999, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this working courthouse has a combination of architectural styles and the shape of the building resembles a large 150... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Alameda McCollough Library
    1001 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-742-8411, Genealogical and historic research library that contains books, files, and more on Tippecanoe County history. There is also an extensive collection of books and... more info  map

  • Tippecanoe County Public Library
    627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-429-0100, You can find a large selection of books, reference materials, and information resources at this library, as well as children's programs and Internet usage. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Museum of Greater Lafayette
    102 South Tenth Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-742-1128, This contemporary art museum hosts major national traveling exhibitions and contains the Weil Gallery of American and Indiana Art. An on site museum art store sells... more info  map

  • Fowler House - Tippecanoe County Historical Museum
    909 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
    765-476-8417, Located in the Fowler House, you can learn the history of Tippecanoe County at this historic museum with exhibits including Native American, pioneer, Victorian, and 20th... more info  map

  • Imagination Station
    Downtown Lafayette, Lafayette, IN 47901
    765-420-7780, Children's museum full of fun and learning. more info  map

  • Linden Depot Museum
    520 Main Street, Lafayette, IN 47955
    765-339-7245, This museum is open to the public from April through October. Visitors will see unique exhibits, model train layouts, explore a nickel plate caboose, and you will not... more info

  • Museums at Prophetstown
    3549 Prophetstown Trail, Lafayette, IN 47905
    Near Battle Ground
    The cultures and countryside of Native Americans and early Indiana farmers are recreated at this venue that features three museums and 200 acres of historic landscape. more info  map

  • Red Crown Mini-Museum
    Corner of Sixth and South Streets
    765-423-2983, Located in one of the only seven remaining Standard Oil Products buildings in the nation, this "walk-by" antique car museum was built in 1927 and features antique cars... more info  map

  • Wells Community Cultural Center
    638 North Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-423-2787, This center is home to the Tippecanoe County Arts Federation and features a number of art galleries that carry works by local artists. Many cultural events are held... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Columbian Park
    1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    765-771-2220, This historic recreational oasis is home to the Columbian Zoo and Tropicanoe Cove. It offers a large variety of amusement rides and a large baseball stadium. more info  map

  • Columbian Park Zoo
    1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
    Columbian Park
    765-771-2231, Established in 1908, this is one of the oldest zoos in Indiana that houses over 150 animals with 67 different species represented. They are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to... more info  map

  • Fort Ouiatenon
    298 South River Road, Lafayette, IN 47905
    West Lafayette
    765-476-8417, Host of the annual Feast of the Hunters' Moon, this historic park features shelter houses, picnic sites, a boat launch, recreation areas, a museum, and a gift shop. more info  map

  • Horticulture Park
    McCormick Road & State Street
    765-494-1356, Open daily until dusk, this park offers hiking trails through native flowers, trees, and other local vegetation with descriptive markers along the way. more info

  • Wolf Park
    4012 East 800 North, Lafayette, IN 47920
    Battle Ground
    765-567-2265, This unique educational and research wildlife park offers a variety of programs including a wolf-bison demonstration on Sundays, changing themes on Saturday programs,... more info  map

  

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