Built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie, first president of Indiana University, the Wylie House is a historic house museum administered by the IU Libraries that is open to the public and serves as a campus resource for classes from a variety of disciplines. Free guided tours are given on Tuesday - Saturday, 10am to 2pm; 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 . Office hours extend beyond public visiting times. Closed holidays and six weeks in winter (December to mid-January).
Please visit our Exhibits, Events, and Helpful Info through tabs in the sidebar. You'll find current information as well as links to our blog and social media sites.Collections include family artifacts, photographs, and archival materials. Faculty, instructors, students, and researchers are invited to contact the museum with any questions or reference needs. Student digital exhibits can be found on our online exhibit platform.
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.