Introduction to Munster, Indiana
The Potawatomi Indians were the original inhabitants of Munster. The town was a French territory during the late 1600s and early 1700s. It was also claimed as a part of the British Empire in the 1760s. Munster became a part of the United States of America in the 1780s, and the area was settled in by Europeans in the late 1820s. Jacob Munster was one of the early settlers of the area. Munster was incorporated as a town in 1907.
Munster and nearby Attractions
- The Historical Kaske House
- Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve
- Midwest Carvers Museum
- William W. Powers State Recreation Area
- Museum of Science and Industry
Things To Do In Munster
In Munster, you can spend your leisure hours at Beech Park, Bieker Woods Park, Circle Park, Briar Creek Park, Hart Park, Orchard Park, Centennial Park and Twin Creek Park. The Veterans War Memorial and the Historical Kaske House are also worth visiting. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Eastwood Mall Shopping Center and the Calumet Shopping Center.
Gary/Chicago Airport is nearby.
Munster Higher Education
Purdue University- Calumet Campus, Prairie State College, Indiana University- Northwest and South Suburban College are the nearby colleges and universities.