Dunes Learning Center

The Dunes Learning Center gives kids a chance to learn about the Indiana Dunes by being out in nature with the experts. Visit indianadunes.com/events to see what events are happening during your visit.

Phone: (219) 395-9555
Website: http://www.duneslearningcenter.org

Come Visit Us

700 Howe Rd. (N. 150 W.), Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: (219) 395-9555
Fax: (219) 395-8160

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