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Address: 1200 N. Minnetrista Parkway, Muncie, IN 47303
Phone Number: 800-428-5887
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Description: 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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wonderful private tour of gardens and oakhurst

I entered visitor center and said i wanted to see the Ball house. I waited a few minutes and Jennifer walked me through the lovely gardens, providing history with every step and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I entered visitor center and said i wanted to see the Ball house. I waited a few minutes and Jennifer walked me through the lovely gardens, providing history with every step and we then went into the Ball house that is open to visitors. House had lovely wood detsils and is undergoing maintenance. I loved the house and gardens and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not worth the visit. You are charged $5 per person to look at people's junk. The grounds were nice, but I could have looked at that for free.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I come here about once per year, and every time it is different. The relatively extensive gardens vary with month and weather, but they are always well maintained. The rose gardens are always a highlight. Inside there are four major galleries, one on the first floor dedicated towards Muncie and the Ball Corporation, and three upstairs. There is also a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Minnetrista is beauitful. It is wonderful to walk here. You can enjoy the gardens and have peaceful walks.

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Minnetrista adds culture to Muncie through concerts, festivals, the farmers market, and exhibits, and special events. The fairy and sprites event is the centerpiece of our summer. We really also enjoy the 4th of July fireworks and concert. Have fun coming to Minnetrista.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I visited the small, but great Farmer's Market, here, today. I got a glimpse of some the other features of this historic, cultural, natural, & more, estate. The goods at the market were all local farm family products, a indication of the type of place that this place represents. The cultural, entertainment, historical & business events are many. One need... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

i like the food here we had a lunch here on that day my family like it pl. try here on your next trip

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Marion, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you've never been-then you must see beautiful Minnetrista in Muncie. The scenic views and art are worth it. The only downer to the trip was that some of the people there are a little rude but it's not enough to put me off of ever going back.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were searching for the Garfield statues and so we stopped here. There is a display about local lands and their history, as well as a market/gift shop area. The shop has some local items. Statues outside were interesting to look at. Only wish we were there during the spring or summer when the flowers would have been out.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Throughout my years at Ball State, by far my favorite spot to run has been in Minnetrista. It's well-lit at night, the grounds are beautiful, and the trails are ideal for runners. I used the Minnetrista trails to train for a race I ran in Battersea Park in London. Additionally, the farmer's market is also a great way to connect... More 

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