Etiquette at Meijer Gardens

Please be courteous.

For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors and to protect the beauty of Meijer Gardens, please observe the following during your visit:

  • Stay on the pathways and mowed lawn areas.
  • Only select sculptures in the Children's Garden and Nina Akamu's The American Horse may be touched—please do not touch any other sculptures.
  • Do not climb sculptures, trees, walls, fountains, rocks or waterfalls.
  • Do not wade or swim in ponds or streams.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Picnicking in designated pavilion areas only. 
  • Pets are not allowed. Guide/service dogs are welcome.
  • Do not feed or handle wildlife.
  • No bicycling, rollerblading, jogging, skiing, etc. 
  • Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
  • No smoking—we are a smoke-free environment.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the sculpture galleries, gift shop or indoor gardens.
  • Photography for personal use may be taken in all public areas except in sculpture galleries or during temporary sculpture exhibitions (unless noted otherwise). Read our complete photo policy.