Academy Visitor’s Guide

Looking for places to shop, eat, or spend the night?

Here’s a handy guide to nearby restaurants, shopping, and lodging options!

Due to COVID-19, some of the businesses listed below may have special requirements and/or modified business hours.

Food

On-Campus Dining for Academy Students

Dining Service Locations and Hours are available on Ball State’s website: www.bsu.edu/campuslife/dining/locations

Muncie Area Restaurants

Local restaurants and locations

Nearby Lodging

Explore more local lodging options

Pittenger Hotel, BSU
2000 University Avenue
765-285-1555Website
Downtown Muncie Courtyard Marriott
601 S. High Street
765-287-8550Website
Best Western
3011 W. Bethel Avenue
765-282-0600Website
Holiday Inn Express
4201 W. Bethel Avenue
765-289-4678Website
Days Inn
3509 N. Everbrook Lane
765-288-2311Website
Baymont Inn & Suites
3400 Chadam Lane
765-284-4200Website
Hampton Inn
4220 W. Bethel Avenue
765-288-8500Website
Fairfield Inn
4011 W. Bethel Avenue
765-282-6666Website
Comfort Inn & Suites
3011 W. Bethel Avenue
765-587-0294Website

Attractions & Entertainment

Cardinal Lanes
L.A. Pittenger Student Center
765-285-1943Website
Clancy’s Village Bowl
4805 N. Wheeling Avenue
765-289-4161Website
AMC Showplace 12
860 E. Princeton
765-282-1791Website
Muncie Mall
3501 N. Granville
765-282-2121Website
MD’s Golf Academy
3022 W. Cornbread Road
765-286-0666Website
Crestview Golf Course
3325 S. Walnut
765-289-6952Website
Boulder Falls Mini Golf & BatZone
3507 N. Briarwood
765-284-3764Website
Muncie Children’s Museum
515 S. High Street
765-286-1660Website
Minnetristra Museum and Cultural Center
1200 N. Minnetrista Parkway
765-282-4848Website

Groceries & Shopping

Explore more local shopping options
Explore more local grocery options

PayLess Supermarket1500 W. McGalliard Rd765-741-1494
Aldi210 W. McGalliard Rd855-955-2534
Ruler Foods3500 N. Morrison Rd765-284-3617
Wal-Mart4801 W. Clara Lane765-284-7181
Target3601 N. Barr765-254-9027
Meijer6260 W. McGalliard765-281-7800
Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market505 W. McGalliard765-702-2153
PayLess Supermarket715 S. Tillotson Ave.765-213-1200
CVS201 Tillotson Ave.765-287-0074
Walgreen’s2720 W. Jackson St.765-287-8533
Muncie Mall3501 N. Granville Ave.765-587-1114

https://academy.bsu.edu/admissions/visitor-guide/