*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Interpretive Center is closed but the property is still open. Please follow posted restrictions.
In all the world, there is no other place like it. The Falls of the Ohio State Park and its Interpretive Center are the crossroads of ancient lives and future hopes. The park features the largest exposed Devonian fossil bed in the world and is part of a 1,404-acre National Wildlife Conservation Area. Perched on a small bluff overlooking a wide sweep of the expansive Ohio River, a newly revitalized state of the art, immersive and interactive Interpretive Center brings to life giant fossil beds telling a story 390 million years in the making. The Falls of the Ohio connects the environment of the ancient past with the natural and cultural history of yesterday and today. Whether you love fossils, wildlife or history, this is a place you will want to explore!
The state park features an architecturally intriguing Interpretive Center that reflects the layers of history at the Falls of the Ohio. Exhibits inside flow through Earth’s history, focusing how this river crossroads shaped the America we know today. With a commanding view of the fossil beds and Ohio River, the Center features 3,000 square feet of immersive exhibits, an auditorium, rotunda, classroom, wildlife and river viewing rooms, gift shop, restrooms and water fountains.