Nature Center
Nature CenterThe Nature Center is a renovated dairy barn, circa. 1833., now housing natural history displays, a bird watching room, auditorium, offices, restrooms and telephone.

The Nature Center may be rented by groups or individuals for meetings or social gatherings.

The Nature Center is accessible via the Arboretum entrance at 801 Elks Road.


  • $200 + Tax Maximum
  • $50 damage deposit
  • 75 people
  • Available evenings, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., reservation required

Members may reserve this facility by phoning the Arboretum office at (765) 962-3745.

Hayes Arboretum  ▪  801 Elks Road   ▪  Richmond, Indiana  47374  ▪  765-962-3745