Zionsville Nature Center

ZNC 20th Anniversary

Mission

The Zionsville Nature Center encourages Zionsville and Central Indiana families to take an active role in their native environment through educational and inquiry-based programs and activities.

Location

The Zionsville Nature Center was founded in 2002 through the dedicated efforts of the Zionsville Parks Department and the Friends of Zion Nature Center.

The Zionsville Nature Center recently moved from its location on Eagle Elementary School grounds to the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Library. The Nature Center is located inside the Hoffman Room.
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Exhibits

Exhibits within the Nature Center focus on local Indiana habitats and wildlife. In addition to exhibits, several educational animals are on display including turtles, snakes and amphibians.



  1. Thu Sep. 1 - Fri Dec. 9

    Magical Park Digital Playground Magical Park turns a normal park into a digital playground that encourages kids and families to explore a virtual world. Visitors to the Mulberry Fields can download the free Magical Park app. Herd kittens, run away from the bad fairy, or come face to face with a giant T-Rex all while using a smart phone or tablet. The game encourages users to play, walk, run and be active in the great outdoors. Those with limitations to play can use the “easy play” feature and walk. In addition to the digital p...
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  2. Tue Nov. 29

    Prepping for Winter Temperatures are dropping, days are getting shorter, and our local animals are getting ready for winter. Join us for a hike to explore how different plants and animals are preparing for the winter season ahead.
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  3. Tue Nov. 29

    Magical Park: Candy Cane Caper Magical Park turns a normal park into a digital playground that encourages kids and families to explore a virtual world. Visitors to the Mulberry Fields can download the free Magical Park app. Herd kittens, run away from the bad fairy, or come face to face with a giant T-Rex all while using a smart phone or tablet. The game encourages users to play, walk, run and be active in the great outdoors. Those with limitations to play can use the “easy play” feature and walk. In addition to the digital p...
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  4. Wed Nov. 30

    Frosty Luminary Jars Create faux snow-covered jar luminaries for the holiday season. Perfect for decorating your holiday mantle, dining room table or to give as gifts. Drop in a battery-operated tea light and watch them glow. Ages: 8+
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  5. Sat Dec. 3

    Frozen Fête Princes, princesses, and their royal adults are cordially invited to dress in evening attire and step out in style to celebrate all things winter! Zionsville Town Hall will be transformed into a winter wonderland complete with a visit from Anna and Elsa of Frozen fame, dancing, snacks, raffles, desserts and drinks, crafts, activities, photo stations, luminaries and more! All attendees must register.
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  1. Zionsville Nature Center


    Physical Address
    250 N 5th Street
    Zionsville, IN 46077

    Phone: 317-873-8950

    The Zionsville Nature Center is located within the Youth Services Department at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library.

    Hours:
    Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    CLOSED Sunday & Monday

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