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Purdue University

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Purdue University is a coeducational, state-assisted system in Indiana. Founded in 1869, we are one of the nation's leading research institutions with a reputation for excellent and affordable education. Our West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, we have 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations.

Ross Ade Stadium

850 Beering Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Ross–Ade Stadium (formerly Purdue Stadium) is a stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. It is the home of the Purdue University Boilermakers football team. The stadium was built to replace Stuart Field, which had been hosting Purdue football since 1892. It is named for David E. Ross and George Ade, the principal benefactors. Ross–Ade Stadium opened on November 22, 1924 with a seating capacity of 13,500 and standing room for an additional 5,000 people.

Wolf Park

4004 East 800 North, Battleground, IN

Wolf Park is a nonprofit education and research facility which was established in 1972 by Dr. Erich Klinghammer. Along with research and seminars on wolf behavior, particularly reproductive and inter-pack social behavior, Wolf Park provides interpretive programs to school groups throughout the year by prearrangement. They are also open to the general public from May through November and Saturday evening for Howl Nights. The park is home to several packs of gray wolves, plus foxes and bison.

Long Center for the Performing Arts

111 North 6th Street, Lafayette, IN

The Long Center for the Performing Arts is a 1,190-seat venue. Originally constructed in 1921 as the Mars Theater, the Long Center has played host to many famous performers including Al Jolson, Rudy Keeler, Bob Hope, The Marx Brothers, Ethel Merman and Will Rogers. Located on North 6th Street in the heart of beautiful and historic downtown Lafayette, the Long Center hosts a wide variety of concerts, theater productions and children's events.

Columbian Park and Zoo

1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN

Columbian Park Zoo is home to over 190 animals representing 79 different species. The zoo offers a variety of education programs throughout the year, inspiring an appreciation for the world's wildlife. Zoo does close during the winter.