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Art. Culture. Nature.

Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park integrates the experience of striking gardens with fine art. Emphasized are horticultural displays showcasing a beautiful array of plants appropriate for the Midwest and specialized plants from regions around the world. Presentations range from planned and manicured to natural and native, changing colors and views with the seasons.

The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden

Tranquility, simplicity and beauty are the essence of The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, which opened in 2015. In one of the most revered and deeply appreciated international garden styles, this 8-acre addition furthers the Meijer Gardens dual mission of horticulture and sculpture.

Tassell-Wisner-Bottrall English Perennial Garden

The most horticulturally diverse area within our 158 acres, the Tassell-Wisner-Bottrall English Perennial Garden is an inspiring modern twist on a classic design.

Michigan's Farm Garden

Michigan’s Farm Garden focuses on gardening and horticulture as it would have appeared in the 1930s, during the Great Depression. Through heirloom vegetables, flowers, and an orchard reminiscent of the era, visitors gain an understanding of farms when they were truly self-sufficient.

Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Let curiosity be your guide in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden. Children can follow animal tracks, dig for fossils, sit in a giant bird’s nest, solve the butterfly maze or look through the “viewports” to focus on sculpture. Young imaginations will take off in this interactive garden!

Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory

Within the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory, more than 500 species from five continents are displayed in a lush, verdant setting. The experience includes waterfalls, streams, and bridges, and a variety of tropical birds.

Kenneth E. Nelson Carnivorous Plant House

The Kenneth E. Nelson Carnivorous Plant House is the only publicly displayed collection in the United States dedicated exclusively to carnivorous plants.

Earl & Donnalee Holton Arid Garden

The Earl & Donnalee Holton Arid Garden is host to a large variety of plants specially adapted to survive in some of the driest environments in the world, among them the Americas, Australia, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Earl & Donnalee Holton Victorian Garden Parlor

Stroll into the Earl & Donnalee Holton Victorian Garden Parlor and relax on ornate furniture, among plants used in classic Victorian garden parlors during the turn of the past century.

Grace Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse

The Grace Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse is always fresh, featuring a new garden design with each season.

Amphitheater Garden

Home to the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts and Ayers Basement Systems Tuesday Evening Music Club, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater is a garden in its own right. The venue features a manicured terraced lawn seating, trees, perennials, and bold tropical exotics, as well as sculptures by Michele Oka Doner, Sean Henry, Barry Flanagan, Igor Mitoraj and more.

Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

Stroll through the Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden to enjoy plants selected for performing best in shady conditions and tolerating heavy, clay soils. These chosen plants provide year-round interest.

Plant Show Series

Serious gardeners and flower fanciers alike will be intrigued by the variety of flowers featured in the yearly Plant Show Series. Local plant societies and hobbyists showcase tropical orchids, bonsai, iris, herbs, and more. Many of the shows feature workshops, demonstrations or tours.

Volunteer Tribute Garden

The Volunteer Tribute Garden celebrates the spirit and emphasizes the importance of volunteerism—the foundation of Meijer Gardens’ stability, viability, and community connection. This gateway garden along the main access path to the outdoor grounds is a place of serenity, inspiration, beauty, and artistry.

Wetlands

Wetlands in Michigan serve as crucial nurseries for fish and wildlife, natural filters for lakes, rivers, and groundwater, and vital reservoirs for floodwater management. These wetlands also offer recreational opportunities for birdwatchers, hikers, hunters, and paddlers, while playing a key role in storing carbon, a significant greenhouse gas contributing to climate change.

Plant Show Series

Serious gardeners and flower fanciers alike will be intrigued by the variety of flowers featured in the yearly Plant Show Series. Local plant societies and hobbyists showcase tropical orchids, bonsai, iris, herbs, and more. Many of the shows feature workshops, demonstrations or tours.

Conifer Collection

Meijer Gardens is an American Conifer Society Reference Garden. The American Conifer Society promotes the use of conifers in gardens and landscapes and educates the public about their care and conservation.

HOURS

Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE

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Holiday Hours

We are closed on November 23, 2023, December 24, 2023, December 25, 2023, December 31, 2023, and January 1, 2024. 

Extended Hours

Enjoy extended holiday hours until 9 pm on December 18-22 and 26-30, 2023

Extended Member Early Hours

Members can enjoy early morning hours on Sundays 9-11 am from November 26 through January 7

HOURS

Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE