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Munster (Indiana)

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Munster (Indiana)

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Munster is in Lake County, Indiana.


Munster became officially a town in 1907. Settled and established in 1845 by the Brass family when they built a two-story inn and tavern, Munster became very popular soon after in 1853 as a place for truck farms because of the growing market in the near-by Chicago. Munster began to grow as a community and grew in skilled worker men such as oil men, steel workers, and buisness men from the city. Today Munster is a quite town that is in the midst of continual growth. The town is excellent at planning and has developed an award winning school system. Despite growing larger and larger everyday, Munster has a small town friendly demeanor and one is always welcomed with a genuine interest.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Lansing Municipal Airport 18200 Chicago Ave Lansing, Illinois 60438 United States

Midway International Airport 5600 S Cicero Ave Chicago, IL 60638

O'Hare International Airport P.O. Box 66142 Chicago, IL 60666 773-686-3700 Tel 773-686-3573 Fax [email protected]

Gary Chicago International Airport 6001 W. Industrial Highway Gary, IN 46406 Phone: (219) 949-9722 (219) 949-4925 Fax: (219) 949-0573 Email:[email protected]

By bus[edit]

Tri State Coach/ United Limo Tri State Coach Lines / United Limo 2101 West 37th Ave. Gary, IN 46408 [email protected] phone: 574-254-5000 or 800-248-8747 (toll free)

By train[edit]

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Customer Service Department 33 East U.S. Highway 12 Chesterton, IN 46304 219-926-5744

Get around[edit]

It is best to get around by car, but there are taxi services available.

Classic Taxi 862 Kennedy Ave Schererville, IN phone: (219)-322-8758 accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discovery, and American Express

See[edit][add listing]

  • Centennial Park, 1005 Ridge Road. Complete with golf course, resturant, clubhouse, lake, and bench swings with amazing views of the Chicago Skyline.  edit
  • Community Veteran's Memorial, 9710 Calumet Ave. dusk until dawn. Meant to evoke serious emotions with an underlying intention to educate the public about peace and the major wars that shaped the 21st century. 6.5 acre tribute with a lake, fountain, and a path meant to stroll along with or without a guided tour.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Centennial Park, 1005 Ridge Road. There is a 9 hole golf course that is supposedly one of the best in the surrounding area. Recently developed on the old landfill the new golf course is complete with a driving range and a beautiful pro-shop.  edit
  • The Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, [1]. Many times there are excellent plays offered here. There are plays offered year round in the 416-person theatre, there are also concerts offered.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Heart to Heart Gift Gallery, 921 Ridge Road, 219-836-2300, [2]. M-F 10am-6pm Sat 10am-5pm Closed Sunday.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Munster Gyros, 8307 Calumet Ave, 219-836-5501. Small Greek restaurant known for their gyros platter.  edit
  • The Commander Resturant, 745 Ridge Road, 219-846-3009.  edit
  • Schoops, 215 Ridge Road, 219-836-6233. Homemade Hamburger joint  edit
  • Frozen Yogurt Express (Fro-yo), 8313 Calumet Ave, 219-836-9055.  edit
  • Giovanni's Resturant, 603 Ridge Road, 219-836-6220, [3].  edit
  • Cafe Borgia, 10018 Calumet Ave, 219-922-8889, [4]. Open 7 days a week from 11am-11pm.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Charlie's Ale House, [5]. M-Th 11:30-1am Fr 11:30 am-2am Sat 11am-2am Sunday 11am-1am Sat/Sun Brunch till 2:30pm.  edit
  • Starbucks, 8005 Calumet Ave, 219-836-2489.  edit
  • Butterfingers, 921 Ridge Road, 219-836-4202. For both pastry and coffee  edit
  • Munster Donuts, 8314 Calumet Ave, 219-836-1709. Famous for their homemade donuts  edit
  • charlie horse, calumet. directly in front of hampton inn  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hampton Inn and Suites Munster, 8936 Calumet Avenue, Munster, IN 46321, 219-836-5555, [6].  edit


Town Hall 1005 Ridge Rd ☎ +1 219 836-6900

Get out[edit]

Use Tristate Highway I80 to 294; remember the split past Terrence Ave for 80/94 up through Chicago

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