Tourist Attractions in Evansville, IN

There are 25 tourist attractions found in Evansville, IN. This is 4% of all tourist attractions listed in Indiana. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and zoo. Then there is also landmarks listed in Evansville. You may find a list of all categories of Evansville attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Evansville of that type.

The city of Evansville has long been inhabited by several tribes-people until French hunters and trappers came to the area. Hugh McGary Jr. purchased 441 acres of land in the area and called it McGary’s Landing but later changed it to Evansville, in honor of Colonel Robert Evans who was influential in determining the future of the town. The city is often nicknamed as River City – and French explorers used to call it La Belle Riviere or ‘The Beautiful River’ – because of its breathtaking views of the Ohio River. When it comes to tourist attractions, Evansville has a lot to offer. The city is home to Angel Mounds State Historic Site, which is among the best preserved Native American sites in the entire country. Other places of interest to check out are the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden, Children’s Museum of Evansville and several others.

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