Lauritzen Gardens is NOW OPEN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
ALL guests and members must purchase or reserve timed tickets. LEARN MORE
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Lauritzen Gardens - Omaha Botanical Gardens
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What to Know Before You Go
Plan your garden visit!
Familiarize yourself with the new guidelines we have in place so that you can have a meaningful experience in nature, while staying healthy and safe!
Frequently Asked Questions
A friendly guide to answer common questions regarding our reopening and our new operating procedures.
Timed Ticketing
All guests will need to secure a ticket online for garden entry. Tickets are for an arrival time (there is not a limit to the length of your garden visit). Please reserve or purchase your arrival timeslot using the link above.
Garden Map

Events and Exhibits
What's In Bloom?
The early spring garden is coming to life, with lenten rose, miniature iris, daffodils, striped squill, Siberian squill, magnolias, and other blooms dotting the landscape. The daffodil walk is approaching its peak, with thousands of bulbs currently in bloom!
Fantastical Folklore
The world is full of stories about fantastic beings, imaginary creatures, and magical events. This enchanting exhibit, set in the gardenís plant kingdom, brings to life the legends and lore from around the globe and celebrates the links between the natural and mythical worlds. From dragons to mermaids and fairies to trolls, youíll meet a menagerie of extraordinary creatures and discover the incredible tales behind them all. This indoor exhibit is included with paid garden admission and is free for garden members.
Easter Extravaganza
This isn't your garden variety Easter egg hunt! The Easter bunny has an empty basket! See if you can find all 14 of his missing eggs by matching colors and patterns as you explore the spring garden.
Walking Club

Immersive Soundscape with Eleanore and Matthew Shrader
Join Eleanore and Matthew Shrader as they create an immersive soundscape inspired by the landscapes and sounds of the garden. Using an array of instruments including singing bowls, gongs, flutes, they will invite you to connect with the environment around you and with all of your senses. Included with paid garden admission or membership.
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Educational Programs
Programs for Adults
Courses at the garden cover a wide variety of topics. From floral design, to painting, to practicing wellness or learning about edible plants- Thereís something for everyone! REGISTER TODAY!
Programs for Groups
Find out about the opportunities available for your group, class, or scouting troop to explore our 100-acre outdoor learning laboratory.
Programs for Children and Families
Register today for hands-on, educational programming that is sure to bring a smile to you and your child. Engaging classes and camps are available at the garden year-round.
Summer Camps
Find out what we're doing to provide a safe, healthy and fun summer learning experience for your child! Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen Gardens provide an exciting and educational environment for children to explore science, nature and art. All-inclusive camps are offered in week-long, full-day formats. REGISTRATION FOR 2021 CAMPS IS NOW OPEN.
Birthday Parties at the Garden
Celebrate your childís birthday with a nature-themed party at Lauritzen Gardens.
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