Museums and Gardens

Muncie Public Library

Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St., Muncie
765-747-8208
Connection Corner, 1824 E. Centennial Ave., Muncie
765-747-8216
Kennedy Library, 1700 W. McGalliard Rd., Muncie
765-741-9727
Maring-Hunt Library, 2005 S. High St., Muncie
765-747-8200

Oakhurst Gardens

Experience the wonderment of Oakhurst Gardens, located along the banks of the White River. Oakhurst includes six acres of gardens and the renovated 1895 home of George and Frances Ball and their daughter, Elisabeth. Oakhurst provides a tranquil backyard setting for the study and appreciation of the natural world around us. Visit Discovery Cabin, a hands-on information station with many resources to help you explore the gardens. Oakhurst Gardens is open year round.

Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

The Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse is the new home of the Ball State University Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank, and a wonderful new Display House, in which tropical plants of many types, including orchids, are displayed. The Display House contains 700 square feet of plants from the world’s tropics. Even in winter, The Rinard Display House is always in full bloom. Changing educational displays, stuent art exhibits, and other seasonal features make the Rinard Display and Orchid Greenhouse a great place to visit throughout the year.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday: 10am to 3pm

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