While Wylie House is closed due to COVID-19, we invite you to explore the museum through our virtual tour (Special thanks to Research Technologies, UITS for scanning the museum and helping to create this interactive element). Free guided tours Tuesday - Saturday, 10am to 2pm, January 13 through November 25. *Open by appointment only during month of December and until beginning of spring semester of IU classes. Class tours, research visits, large group tours or tours outside of normal operating hours can be arranged by calling (812) 855-6224 or emailing libwylie @ indiana.edu.
Built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie, first president of Indiana University, the Wylie House is now a historic house museum administered by the IU Libraries. The museum is open to the public and serves as a campus resource for classes and research. Wylie House is located just off campus, near the original campus location.
Collections include family artifacts, photographs, and archival materials. Student digital exhibits can be found on our online exhibit platform. Social media links can be found in the Helpful Info tab on this page. Events can be found in the IUB Libraries Calendar.
The Museum's heirloom gardens provide historic interpretation,seed-saving programs, and education. For seed saving tips, visit our seed saving page. For information about our heirloom seed library program, visit our information page here.