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Books in Bloom!

Books in Bloom! enters its third year of delightful floral arrangements—created by our talented Horticulture staff and inspired by books in the Peter M. Wege Library. Visit the library to view our latest floral art. The arrangement will be on

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Read & Explore: Art and Gardens Book Group

This class is canceled.  Read & Explore: Art and Gardens Book Group For our spring 2024 book group, we’ll discuss Jennifer Jewell’s What We Sow: On the Personal, Ecological, and Cultural Significance of Seeds. In this compelling work, the author

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Inside the Japanese Teahouse

Experience the tranquil ambiance and exquisite architecture of our authentic Japanese Teahouse on a first-come, first-served basis, weather dependent. Included with admission

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On the Wings of Butterflies

On the Wings of Butterflies Explore the amazing mechanics of butterfly wings—their evolution, structure and functions. Dr. Matt Douglas will also highlight the amazing migratory flight of monarch butterflies in the Americas, in this lecture-style presentation. Speaker: Dr. Matt Douglas,

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The Science and Beauty of Butterfly and Moth Wings

The Science and Beauty of Butterfly and Moth Wings Take a closer look at butterfly and moth wing diversity. Dr. Duke Elsner will explore different wing shapes, colors and patterns with stunning photography, in this lecture-style presentation. Speaker: Dr. Duke

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Soar Into Spring Exploration Stations

Soar Into Spring Exploration Stations Experience butterfly wings from a different perspective in this hands-on program designed for all ages. Use an array of microscopes to take a closer look at butterfly diversity while investigating questions through careful observation. Instructors:

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Plein Air Drawing with Pastels (Adults)

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! Plein Air Drawing with Pastels (Adults) Spend an evening exploring the Sculpture Park after hours and drawing what you see in the plein air—outdoor—tradition. Kathleen Kalinowski will demonstrate how to begin by arranging shapes into

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Simple Ceramic Tea Bowls (Adults)

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! Simple Ceramic Tea Bowls (Adults) Start class with an exclusive look inside the masterfully crafted Japanese Teahouse, where a Meijer Gardens staff member explains the art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony. View unique original Shigaraki pottery

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Green Cleaning 101 (Adults)(CANCELED)

This class has been canceled.  Green Cleaning 101 (Adults) While the windows are shut tight, take the first steps toward a greener, germ-free home. Learn about the drawbacks of traditional cleaners and cleaning methods and how effective natural cleaners can

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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

CONTACT US

scheduled grounds maintenance

On Tuesday, April 16, the Treehouse Village and Woodland Boardwalk in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden and the Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden will be closed due to tree removal for the safety of our guests. Thank you for your understanding. 

Garden closures

Please note: The Harvey Lemmen Sculpture Gallery in the Sculpture Park will be closed May 20-21 for scheduled tree work. Thank you for your understanding.

Spring Break Hours

Extended Hours

Enjoy extended spring break hours until 9 pm on April 1-5.

Extended Member Early Hours

Each Sunday from 9-11 am during Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming and Saturday, April 6, from 8-9 am. 

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