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Sunday Only
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

School Field Trips

We Love Students!

At the HCDC, we strive to provide a high-tech, interactive environment that nurtures the imagination and the spirit of self-discovery. Let us customize an immersive, standards-based adventure for you and your students. Our exciting, dynamic, and hands-on learning experiences will give your students a field trip to remember.

Ready to schedule your visit or find out more? Call us at 812.734.0030 and let us assist you in scheduling your field trip.

Field Trip Admission: Pre-arranged student groups of 15 or more are at the discounted price of $3 for everyone in the group-students and all accompanying adults.

  1. The Archivist's Office
  2. Exploring Natural History
  3. Exploring Our Caves
  4. Early County History
  5. The Civil War

To better meet your individual needs, we do not schedule school groups online. Please call us at 812 734 0030 to help you schedule your trip. Payment is based on the actual number that come, making prepayment not feasible.

 

Daily Admission & Hours
Adults 13+
$3.00
Children 3-12
$3.00

Individual or Group pricing is available.

  • Monday - Saturday
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday Only
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Discovery Center Exhibits

  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo
  • The Archivist's Office Photo

The Archivist's Office

History Comes Alive


Portraits        Artifacts        Interactive Surprises

Using rare primary documents, talking portraits and unique artifacts, this gallery provides a fascinating, exciting look into how our story began.

  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo
  • Exploring Natural History Photo

Exploring Natural History

Discover Nature's Rhythm


Tree Canopy        Specimens & Flora        Animal Life

This dynamic and immersive gallery explores the diverse ecosystems that make Harrison County a great place to live, work, and visit. Interact with birds and animals native to our area in this brightly colored, hands-on gallery.

  • Exploring Our Caves Photo
  • Exploring Our Caves Photo

Exploring Our Caves

Underground Wonder


Cave Systems        Exploration        Cave Dwellers

Harrison County has over 600 known caves and the incredible Binkley Cave System. To salute this unique feature, you can handle cave exploring gear, search for cave dwellers, and more. When you are ready to move on, crawl through a cave entry to the next gallery!

  • Early County History Photo
  • Early County History Photo
  • Early County History Photo

Early County History

Complex & Conflicted


Native Americans        Vigilantes!        Founders

Corydon is Indiana’s hometown! The fascinating stories of the rich historical events and people who helped to form early Indiana are showcased in this gallery.

  • The Civil War Photo
  • The Civil War Photo
  • The Civil War Photo

The Civil War

Conflict Creeps Northward


Alice Dean        Morgan's Raid        Battle of Corydon

The American Civil War left few corners of America unscathed. There were only two recognized battles fought north of the Mason-Dixon Line; one of those battles was the Battle of Corydon. In this 360-degree multimedia presentation, you will find yourself in the middle of the action as the battle occurs around you.

More Info

  • Where is off-street parking?

    Off-street parking is 2 blocks from the Discovery Center.

    Off-street Parking: 109 Poplar Street, Corydon, IN 47112

  • What food options are nearby?

    There are nearby restaurants if your group wants to eat before or after your event. Room rentals with catering options are also available.

  • What is max occupancy?

    We can accommodate a total of 15 people (children and adults) every 10 minutes, or about 100 per hour. Larger groups can be arranged with ample advance notice

  • Is there a Gift Shop?

    Yes! We have an assortment of affordable and unique items to help you remember your visit.