The history of Noblesville connects with the history of the railroad, a history that you can learn about at the Indiana Transportation Museum. The museum stands apart insofar as it offers rides on functioning trains, allowing visitors to experience firsthand the feeling of train travel, and the level of technological sophistication built into the train cars. The museum has a number of programs aimed at school kids, including a train with Santa Claus around Christmastime. The museum runs trips of varying lengths that connect to different historic sites, making it a great destination for a day of learning about history.
Morse Park & Beach
Even though they live in the middle of the country, the residents of Noblesville can enjoy a day at the beach at Morse Park. Seated on the edge of Morse Reservoir, Morse Park's sandy beach is the heart of the Noblesville summertime with everyone flocking to the beach for swimming, playing in the sand, and boating on the lake. The park's 23 acres have a number of facilities, such as an 18-hole disc golf course, a playground and picnic tables for families, and showers, so that you can wash off after your swim in the lake.