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Address: 1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN 47303-2925
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+1 800-428-5887
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11:00 - 17:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Minnetrista is a museum and cultural center that serves the people of East...

Minnetrista is a museum and cultural center that serves the people of East Central Indiana. Minnetrista offers exhibits and programs for children, families, adults, scouts, teachers and students that focus on nature, history, gardens, and art.Minnetrista's forty-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway.

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The things they do for the community are outstanding. The Christmas event they hold was great. My kids had a blast making ornaments!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
S4490UHmichaelj
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Muncie, Indiana
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Muncie, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The things they do for the community are outstanding. The Christmas event they hold was great. My kids had a blast making ornaments!

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Thank S4490UHmichaelj
Muncie, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have only been their once their was a bluegrass music group that had a free concert outside. My youngest kid had school feild trips their. Honestly I think all they offer is events for school age children and the ocassional free concert. However im not for sure. I did enjoy the concert but I however have no idea what... More 

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Thank pandtbartey
Hartford City, Indiana
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231 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a really nice place in the middle of Muncie. We have been annual members now multiple times. There is not a ton to do here, so it would be hard to spend more than a couple of hours, but it is nice to have the annual membership so that we can just show up whenever we want with... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Just spent an evening at one of the great memorable events each year in Muncie, Minnetrista's Luminaria. Two Ball brother houses are beautifully decorated for the holiday. Musicians play holiday songs. Outside bonfires warm those seeking other comforts. The cultural center at the top of hill is filled with musical activities, many visitors, and a variety of activities, including interactive... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Recently visited Minnetrista on my visit to Muncie. This is a large place with nice paths for walking. The gardens are very nice. There is an excellent Farmers Market here on weekends. The visitor center/museum has displays relating to the Ball family plus rotating exhibits.

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Thank andyrr57
Muncie, Indiana
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We frequent the Minnetrista Farmer's Market. There are lots of great offerings from local vendors. The concerts offered on the green are always fun.

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Thank Timothy V
Muncie, Indiana
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is my favorite place to simply stroll through the many beautiful gardens, walk the nature trail and see plants which are native to the area, to linger by the lagoon to watch the turtles and frogs, visit the many exhibits, see a concert on the lawn or take advantage of one of the many special events throughout the year.... More 

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Thank Merry S
San Diego, California
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101 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have visited Minnetrista to stoll through the gardens several times. For the first time, one of the large homes along the river was open to see. Apparently Minnetrista opens the home, Oakhurst, 2 Saturdays per month for now. They are seeking feedback from visitors as to how to best present the home. So we walked through and filled out,... More 

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Thank SeekingVines
Muncie, Indiana
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with several different features to see. It has many sights of nature and some architectural pieces as well. This is a great spot for a picnic or date and it's free!

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Thank Madison P
Aurora, Indiana
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119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The gardens and nature area are nice and free to visit. We enjoyed walking around even though it was very hot. You can also see the outside of the 5 remaining hitoric Ball family homes. On certain days you can enter 1 of them. The staff is very friendly and the main building is very nice. I never complain about... More 

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