Connecting the environment of the ancient past with the natural and cultural history of yesterday and today.


Adult Tour Group Visits

Adults from a conference get a talk on the deck

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Key words that connect to your tour:

Riverfront, Fossils, U.S. history (George Rogers Clark, Lewis and Clark expedition), Native peoples, Bird watching, Hiking, Hands-on Adult programs, Behind-the-scenes, ADA accessible,

World-class geological site, convenient to restaurants, hotels and other attractions

Contact: or call 812-280-9970 and ask for Alan or Jeremy.

Group rate: $9 per person - includes a guided tour of our exhibit gallery and a program of your choice. Programs include hands-on labs, fossil bed hikes (summer and fall), and special programs.

Time: Programs offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon in two-hour time blocks

Interpretive Center Hours: Mon. - Sat. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Payment: We accept all major credit cards.

We are convenient to every destination in the Louisville Metro area and are located less than five minutes from two bridges to Louisville.


The best time for adult tour groups - If you reserve early, come during business hours. We book only one group at a time, so you will not have to worry about a school invasion.

Amenities: Picnic Ground, Gift Shop, Newly Refurbished Restrooms, Convenient to "Restaurant Row" with near a dozen different establishments for all tastes.


Bus parking: Rear lot is ample.

Complementary: Bus drivers and tour group leaders are admitted into the Interpretive Center for free.

Any use of the Interpretive Center facilities requires paid admission.

FAM Tours: Tour leaders are welcome to contact us to set up a free site visit.


Drive-Thrus: Tour buses stop briefly for on-bus discussion. However, the bus must not block access roads or our passenger drop-off circle.


A tour group disembarks in front of the Interpretive Center.


Created August 9, 2010, Updated March 5, 2017