The Minnestrista is nice to look at but it doesn't offer enough age appropriate events.Considering the location one would think it would offer more activites for people younger than 50.
Great displays, informative, well worth the time off the interstate. And you can stop at Ball State and get that special someone a "Ball U" shirt or hat.
Minnetrista is many things, as diverse as the visitors who come for so many reasons, exhibits, music on the lawn, luminaria walk in winter, faeries\sprites\lights in summer, day camps, school break days, a place for weddings, meetings, dinners, shopping, walking, school field trips and just relaxing. There is a fee for visiting exhibits in the homes, but the grounds are... More
There are so many types of activities supported at Minnestrista: obviously, the cultural center, but also the Farmer's Market, Oakhurst Gardens, walking paths, bike paths, gardens, & apple orchard. Arguably the best place in Muncie; certainly a "can't-miss" for visitors.
I enjoy walking around Minnetrista and enjoying the many paths and trails that wind through this beautiful area, in which you can enjoy nature and even catch a glimpse various wildlife from time to time, as well as the beautiful gardens. They also have a Farmer's Market every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning, which is just spectacular!
We visited the Oakhurst Gardens, which is part of Minnetrista. It features 5-6 gracious older homes that face the White River, surrounded by seasonal gardens. It is my favorite place to take a walk when visiting the area. The gardens seem to be a popular place for photography and weddings; when we were there, two bridal parties were having photos... More
I love this place! They always have new exhibits and interesting community activities going on. I'm so glad the Farmers Market is back! & the new renovated orchard shop is great!
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