Attractions

AMA National Model Aviation Museum

The largest collection of model aircraft in the United States! The worlds headquarters for model aviation is right here in Muncie! Discover how aeromodeling helped change the world of aviation, and examine the astonishing craftsmanship and artistry of its masters. During the summer months, visit the 1,000-acre flying site and see Academy members fly their aircraft in competition.

America’s Hometown Band

The America’s Hometown Band has a heritage of being the civic band of Muncie dating back to 1904 and is the oldest continuing performing musical organization.

Bearcat Memorabilia Room at Muncie Fieldhouse

The Memorabilia Room does not have set hours, though the room is open during most Central sporting events at the Fieldhouse. For viewing, contact curators, Jay & Shirley Pittenger 765-282-0632.
Tour by appointment.

Charles W. Brown Planetarium and Observatory at Ball State University

Visit and experience why Ball State University’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium is considered one of the best in the country! An immersive theater where state-of-the-art technology transforms the 52-foot dome into a simulation of the night sky as seen from Earth and from space. Their free programs are open to the public, school groups and university students.
Visit them online for more information.
Open October-April

Christy Woods

Visitors can enjoy a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle by walking Christy Woods winding pathways past its beautiful floral gardens. This 17-acre wooded area located on the Ball State University Campus is home to the renown Wheeler Orchid Collection, an excellent collection of wild-type orchid species. Christy Woods offers trails and tours of Spring wildflowers, Autumn trees/leaves, prairie plantings, and a demonstration wetland area.

Cotton Candy Quilt Shoppe

Cotton Candy Quilt Shoppe carries quality quilting supplies for quilters and craft sewers. Cool tools for quilters that can’t be found in the big box stores.