|Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank|
|Location||Christy Woods, Ball State University|
|Nearest city||Muncie, Indiana|
|Area||3,600 square feet|
|Operated by||Ball State University|
The Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank is located within Christy Woods, an 18-acre (73,000 m²) property located on the southwest corner of the Ball State University campus in Muncie, Indiana, United States. The orchid collection is the largest college maintained collection in the United States.
In 2014, the orchid greenhouse re-opened after a $1.35 million renovation. Over 300 volunteers helped with the renovations. The renovations were funded by Joe Rinard. The greenhouse is named after Rinard and his wife, Alice.
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