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Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Address

1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304

Contact

Phone: (219) 926-2255

Fax: (219) 929-5395

About

Want to create a personalized tour of Indiana Dunes Country? Just stop by the Visitor Center. Our front desk destination concierges are knowledgeable and can handpick the perfect attractions and activities for you. If you happen to drop by after hours, the brochure-stocked vestibule is open around the clock. You can also walk through our ever-changing exhibit room, learn about the history and ecology of the Dunes at our in-house movie theatre and pick out educational mementos in our gift shop. Don't miss... taking a walk around our building and learning about its eco-friendly architecture. Go to each station to learn about rain gardens and native landscaping, and get ideas of environmentally friendly things you can do at home. Summer Hours (Memorial Day through Labor Day): 8am–6pm Winter Hours (September through May): 8:30am–4:30pm Vestibule Hours: Year-round, 24 hours a day Address: 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304 Phone: 800-283-8687 Web: indianadunes.com Admission: Free

Events:

Dune Buggy Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Dune Buggy Bus Tour

Date: Sunday, October 22
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's 15-passenger shuttle buses. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Call 219-395-1882.

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Dune Buggy Bus Tour

Date: Sunday, October 29
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's 15-passenger shuttle buses. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Call 219-395-1882.

Gales of November Shipwreck Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Gales of November Shipwreck Program

Date: Saturday, November 04
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Learn about the treacherous side of the Great lakes in this fascinating program about the storms and shipwrecks of the past.

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Anniversary Program

Date: Sunday, November 05
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Come celebrate the 51st anniversary of the National Lakeshore with presentations, speakers, and of course, Cake!

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Veterans Day Film & Talk

Date: Saturday, November 11
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join us as we show a Veteran's Day-related film in the Visitor Center's auditorium followed by a short presentation.

Dune Buggy Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Dune Buggy Bus Tour

Date: Sunday, November 12
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's 15-passenger shuttle buses. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Call 219-395-1882.

Black Friday Opt Outside Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Black Friday Opt Outside Hike

Date: Friday, November 24
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a post-Thanksgiving hike instead of shopping on black Friday.