The new Terre Haute Convention Center is estimated to be 41,824 square feet: 33,836 square feet for the first floor and 7,988 square feet for the second floor. The Convention Center will feature a large 12,992 square-foot ballroom, which will have the capacity to seat 900 for dinner or 1,000 in a theater seating format. The ballroom can also be divided into five additional meeting options. Vehicle and equipment access to the ballroom will be available for trade shows directly from the delivery courtyard via roll-up doors. Additionally, there will be two ground floor conference rooms or break-out rooms.
Rocksino by Hard Rock will open in Terre Haute, Indiana in mid-2022. The casino project is a partnership between Lucy Luck Gaming LLC and Hard Rock International. Hard Rock International is a solely-owned subsidiary of the Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida.
The new Rocksino will be a 100,000-square-foot, non-smoking casino with 1,200 slot machines, 50 table games and sports betting.
The Terre Haute Children's Museum is three stories of fun, laughter and exploration located in the heart of Terre Haute. Since its early beginnings, the museum has more than doubled in size and has educated more than 230,000 children and adults from 22 counties in Indiana and Illinois. The museum has received funding from the National Science Foundation and participates in a national consortium of 14 science and technology museums. The museum is also part of the ASTC Passport program, giving its members access to more than 280 other museums across the nation.
The Sheldon Swope Art Museum collects, preserves and celebrates the best in American art with programs and exhibitions designed to engage, stimulate and educate those whose lives it touches; it enhances the culture and contributes to the economic development of the Greater Wabash Valley.
The Vigo County Historical Museum is located on the National Road in downtown Terre Haute...the Crossroads of America. The 34,000 square foot facility offers you a 21st century experience while you learn the stories of Vigo County from the last 200 years.
The Museum is operated by the Vigo County Historical Society, which was formed in 1922. A group of dedicated staff and volunteers want to make your visit a fun and informative experience. With exhibits that change throughout the year, our goal is to entice you to come back again and again.
The Society also operates and maintains the Paul Dresser Birthplace located in Fairbanks Park.
Welcome to the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, a 250-acre complex specifically designed for the sole purpose of cross country running. The Course is the proud host of 15 national championships. The Course is spectator-friendly with a unique design that allows spectators to view the entire race.
The Griffin Bike Park is a project of the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. The design and development of the Griffin Bike Park is guided by these core values: FREEDOM, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, COMMUNITY
Deming Park is located on the East side of Terre Haute at Fruitridge and Ohio Boulevard. Deming is the largest park in our system, consisting of 177 acres. It is home to the Oakley Playground, Clark-Lansdbaum Holly Arboretum, an 18-hole disc golf course, a public pool and a variety of sport facilities including basketball and tennis courts.
The Torner Center is located in the heart of Deming Park, between the Oakley Playground and the Spirit of Terre Haute Miniature Train. Through this office, we offer classes, camps, leagues and events.
Dobbs Park Nature Center opened in 1976, and has been welcoming visitors of all ages ever since. There is so much to see in and around the Nature Center!
We have a variety of native wildlife on display in the Nature Center, where you can get an up-close look at some of the animals that share our state! We also have educational displays on cool topics such as plants, wildlife, tracking, the environment, and the universe.
Located one-half mile off U.S. 41 on Oregon Church Road, Fowler Park serves as a multipurpose park. Inside Fowler Park are two lakes, a campground, picnic shelters, playgrounds, trails, a covered bridge and a pioneer village with a working gristmill. Fowler Lake, 25.9 acres, has a boat launch, a beach for swimming. The lake is stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish and black crappie. The second lake is located on the west side of the park hidden behind the hillside. Largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill are found in it.