At 4,255 square feet, Ball State’s Teaching and Research Greenhouse is home to the University’s primary Teaching Collection, which is a highly diverse collection of over 3,000 specimens representing over 150 different plant families. In this facility, Ball State students are able to examine and study plants from all over the globe. Constructed in 1992, the Teaching and Research Greenhouse also provides growing space and support for University sponsored research projects and produces laboratory material for students studying botany.

The greenhouse is open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Teaching and Research Greenhouse is located within Christy Woods, on the southwest end of our campus. Foot access is available from University Avenue or Riverside Avenue. Limited parking is available in the G13 parking lot, on the south edge of Christy Woods. Please contact the greenhouse at 765-285-8838 or the Christy Woods office at 765-285-2641 for parking information or questions about visiting the greenhouse.

Contact Info

Shari Grant
Teaching & Research Greenhouse
Field Station and Environmental Education Center
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Current Teaching and Research Greenhouse, 2021