Plan a Visit to Meijer Gardens

Plan a Visit to Meijer Gardens

Explore the sights, both indoor and out.

A destination marrying world-renowned sculpture and horticultural landscapes, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park's indoor and outdoor gardens and sculpture galleries hold something for the whole family to enjoy.

Tours, programs and interactive activities are available for visitors throughout the year. Check the Events Calendar or the digital display sign at the admissions desk upon arrival for the day’s activities.

What to See

The 139-acre grounds may take up to two, four, or eight hours to walk through depending on what you choose to explore. With a large variety of art and plants, Meijer Gardens has something to pique any interest. Explore some of the many great highlights we have to offer.

Shop & Eat

Taste of the Gardens Café

Enjoy a bite to eat at Taste of the Gardens Café, with its dazzling glass ceiling sculpture by renowned artist Dale Chihuly. Named Lena’s Garden in honor of Lena Meijer, the sculpture, comprised of dozens of individual blown-glass pieces, spans the ceiling in a spectrum of colors.

Meijer Gardens Gift Shop

The DeVos Keeler Gift Shop offers original and locally made gift selections including a variety of house plants, high quality tools, garden supplies, handmade pots, garden art, as well as a line of gardening books.

Groups & Tours

An exciting day-long excursion for groups, Meijer Gardens offers a variety of experiences including guided tours year-round and comfortable tram tours of the outdoor grounds (daily, except in January and February).

Adult Groups

There are a variety of options for groups of ten or more adults. From indoor guided tours to narrated tram tours, the experience will be educational and fun for all.

Children’s Groups

Early childhood education is a vital part of Meijer Gardens' overall education line-up. Children can enjoy a variety of educational programs and activities.

Student Field Trips

By focusing on main ideas and hands-on learning, Meijer Gardens' educational offerings are both informative and engaging–whether it's a guided tour, classroom activity or self-guided discovery.

Scout Troops

The scouting tradition emphasizes a love of nature, an appreciation of the arts, and a commitment to the environment stewardship. Meijer Gardens shares these values and supports the Girl and Boy Scouts of America through discounted admission rates and special programs.

Tram Tours

Wind through the pathways in comfort during a narrated tour ride.

Hours & Rates

Hours

  • Sunday
    11 am – 5 pm
  • Monday
    9 am – 5pm
  • 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
    FREE
  • Adults (14 – 64)
    $12
  • Seniors (65 and older)
    $9
  • Students (with student ID)
    $9
  • Children (5–13)
    $6
  • Children (3–4)
    $4
  • Children (2 and younger)
    FREE

Other Info

Meijer Gardens is open 362 days a year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Times may change during special exhibitions or events.

All admission is purchased at the door. Unless otherwise noted, prices include admission to all special exhibitions. Other tickets (summer concert tickets, etc.) can be purchased from the Events Calendar page.

Adult Groups

  • 10 person minimum, reservations required: $8.00
  • For questions and/or reservations, call the Tour Group Manager at (616) 977-7681

School Groups (PK-12)

  • 10 student minimum, reservations required: $3.50 or $5.00 per child
  • Chaperone rates vary
  • For questions and/or reservations, call the Indoor Education Manager at (616) 974-5239

Other Children's Groups

  • Please call the Indoor Education Manager at (616) 974-5239

Directions & Travel

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Get Directions

(888) 957-1580
(616) 957-1580
info@meijergardens.org