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 40-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway.
Stewardship of our resources, both natural and cultural, is an important part of our institutional heritage.
Minnetrista promotes environmentally sustainable practices through its programming, workshops, day-to-day operation of the Minnetrista campus, and when planning for new construction.
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